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Sleep-out host and entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn to give keynote address at SFHA Finance Conference

Mr Littlejohn to discuss aims to end homelessness in Scotland.

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Scottish entrepreneur and inspirational fundraiser Josh Littlejohn will give the opening address at this year’s SFHA Finance Conference.

Josh is the proud owner of two businesses that operate under the social business model, including Social Bite, ‘a sandwich shop with a difference,’ which employs a quarter of its workforce from a homeless background, and HOME restaurant, an organisation that offers training and employment opportunities for the homeless and vulnerable.

Josh is also a keen fundraiser and has recently hit the headlines with his latest money raising event – a sleep out in Edinburgh. In just three weeks, he has raised £500,000 which will go towards helping homeless people gain the help they need to create a stable life for themselves.

His latest venture aims to break the cycle caused by homelessness by establishing a community of modular housing for up to 20 homeless people in Edinburgh to offer them permanent housing and employment. His speech will highlight the success of his past and present ventures and projects and aims to inspire others to demonstrate their social value. The conference will then follow with strategic plenary sessions and workshops exploring the key themes in housing finance.

If you have an interest in learning about new ideas, developing best practice and understanding what the future holds for the housing sector, then get booking to join the largest gathering of housing finance professionals in the country – do not miss it!    

  • Special deals include the early bird rate for residential bookings – book by 3 October

  • Day delegate rate – book three places and get a fourth place for free

  • Planning to come along as a day delegate? Book both days and save on your rate

Book by the end of today to take advantage of the early bird offer for residential bookings.

To book your place, please visit SFHA website or contact the SFHA by phone 01413328113 or email: events@sfha.co.uk.