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Freedom of Information and data protection resources for SFHA members

SFHA members have access to a range of resources to help them meet the requirements of Freedom of Information and data protection legislation. These have been developed in conjunction with legal specialists and relevant regulatory bodies, and include: template documentation; written guidance; sources to ring for further advice; and a forum to discuss current issues with peers.  


Get Governance

SFHA members have access to a range of resources to help them maintain the highest standards of governance. Our Get Governance suite of guidance has been developed in conjunction with industry specialists and informed by our membership. Relevant regulatory bodies were also consulted as appropriate to ensure that the materials help organisations meet regulatory and legislative requirements. The resources provided include: template documentation; practical tools; and written guidance.  


GBM Forum Launch - note of group exercise

Many thanks to all who attended the SFHA's Governing Body Members (GBM) Forum launch on 16 April.   At the event, our hosts Thenue HA gave an overview of their governance and the excellent work they are doing in their local community, with CEO Gary Naylor and Centre Manager Rosie Robertson giving really informative presentations to the group.  For the majority of the event, Dorothy Bulmer took delegates through some facilitated networking exercises, identifying the key successes and challenges delegates wished to highlight.  A note of this group exercise is now available to all members of the forum.  


Suggested clauses for annual assurance statement (April 2024)

Following on from recent revisions to the Self-Assurance Toolkit, a minor update to the SFHA's suggested clauses for inclusion in the Annual Assurance Statement is now available.  SFHA commissioned Linda Ewart to draft the update, which was considered by a small working group of SFHA members.


SFHA Self-Assurance Toolkit - update April 2024

An update to the SFHA Self Assurance Toolkit is now available. SFHA commissioned consultant, Linda Ewart - who originally developed the toolkit on our behalf - to refresh the document.  The toolkit has been developed in partnership with the SHR, ALACHO and GWSF and looks at the questions governing bodies should be asking to assure themselves of regulatory compliance. 


Action note and slides from 21 March 2024 meeting now available

An action note from the previous Governance Forum meeting on 21 March 2024 is now available.    At the meeting, Gillian Maton from Kingdom HA gave a presentation about their equality data collection journey.  The slides from this presntation are also now available to members of the forum.


Volunteers for Chair and Vice Chair of GBM Forum

Thank you once again to those who have signed up to be a part of our Governing Body Members’ (GBM) Forum.  I look forward to seeing those of you who can make it at the free networking launch event on 16 April. At the event, I am hoping to announce the Chair and Vice Chair of the forum.  These roles are crucial to the success of the forum and ensuring ownership from within our membership.   


Agenda for March 2024 meeting now available

The agenda for the meeting of the SFHA Governance Forum on Thursday 21 March 2024 (at 11am)  is now available. 


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Are you interested in becoming a Board member?

SFHA manages a register of potential Board candidates who have an interest to become part of an RSL Board. 


Digital Mindset session for Board members

It is an introduction to the concept of digital as a user-centred, collaborative way of working and technology as just an enabler.


Meet SFHA's Board: Douglas Mackie, SFHA Chair

Get to know SFHA's Board members - we spoke with SFHA's Chair Douglas Mackie.


Kingdom Support & Care announces re-election of Chair

Kingdom Support & Care has announced the re-election of Karen Koyman as Chair of its Board and the election of Jeff Lockhart as Vice Chair.


Eildon strengthens board further with two new members

Ross Kilshaw and Hannah MacLeod have joined the board at Eildon Housing Association. 


Kingdom Housing Association announces re-election of Chair

First elected as Chair in 2021, Linda has been a Board member at the Association since 2015 and also serves as a Director with Kingdom’s subsidiary, Kingdom Support & Care, since 2018.


Consultation opened on future of social housing regulation

The Scottish Housing Regulator is inviting tenants, landlords, and others with an interest in its work to reply to its consultation by 15 December. 


Hillcrest cements its ESG priorities

Hillcrest lays bare its environmental, social and corporate commitments and puts its best foot forward in leading change in inaugural report


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