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Governance Resources

With input from a group of SFHA members, SFHA governance guidance is being updated and refreshed. 

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Model Entitlements, Payments and Benefits Policy and Guidance Notes (April 2021)

In April 2021, the SFHA Model Entitlements, Payments and Benefits (EPB) Policy was updated.   SFHA commissioned Linda Ewart to draft the revisions on our behalf. The update followed a comprehensive review process, which included: A survey of all SFHA members Consultation with a working group of SFHA members Input from the Scottish Housing Regulator

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Model Code of Conduct for Staff and Accompanying Guidance (April 2021)

In April 2021, the SFHA and EVH Model Code of Conduct for Staff was updated. SFHA commissioned Linda Ewart to draft the revisions on our behalf. The update followed a comprehensive review process, which included: A survey of all SFHA members Consultation with a working group of SFHA members Input from the Scottish Housing Regulator Input from EVH SFHA would like to acknowledge and thank all who contributed to this process.

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Model Code of Conduct for Governing Body Members and Accompanying Guidance (April 2021)

In April 2021, the SFHA Model Code of Conduct for Governing Body Members was updated. SFHA commissioned Linda Ewart to draft the revisions on our behalf. The update followed a comprehensive review process, which included: A survey of all SFHA members Consultation with a working group of SFHA members Further consultation with governing body member volunteers Input from the Scottish Housing Regulator SFHA would like to acknowledge and thank all who contributed to this process.

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SFHA Responds to Scottish Government Charity Law Survey

In March 2019, SFHA submitted a response to the Scottish Charity Law consultation. Scottish Government has issued a survey to follow up on some of the points in the original consultation, and SFHA has submitted a response.

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Governance Guidance Review Update: SFHA meets with Block 2 Working Group To Discuss Survey Results

SFHA issued a survey to all members at the end of 2020, asking for views on the Model Code of Conduct for Governing Body Members, the Model Code of Conduct for Staff and the Model Entitlements Payments and Benefits Policy.    On 12 February, a working group of members met with SFHA and Linda Ewart to discuss the results of the survey and agree next steps for the review of the model policies.

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FOI and Data Protection Forum

A digital space for staff members who deal with FOI and/or Data Protection to discuss their experiences and seek advice from their peers within the sector is now available to SFHA members.

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SFHA Senior Staff Succession Planning Guidance

SFHA's Senior Staff Succession Planning guidance is now available to all SFHA members.    This guidance, originally published in 2019, has been updated with input from a group of SFHA members. The revisions were drafted by Linda Ewart on behalf of SFHA.

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Updates to Model Codes and Model EPB Policy now available

Next three documents released as part of SFHA's ongoing review of governance guidance documents.

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SFHA Writes to UK Government on Virtual AGM provisions

On 30 March 2021, the provisions in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 allowing for virtual general meetings to take place expired. Earlier in the month, SFHA had written to UK Government asking for a further extension to this legislation, but SFHA received a response on 30 March confirming that the UK Government has no current plans to extend the legislation at this time.

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SFHA Governance Guidance Review – Remaining Block 1 Documents Now Available

Governing Body Members' Annual Review Guidance, Senior Staff Succession Planning Guidance, and Governing Body Succession Planning and Recruitment Guidance now available.   

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SFHA Governing Body Member Succession Planning and Recruitment Guidance

SFHA guidance on Governing Body Member Succession Planning and Recruitment is now available to all SFHA members.    This guidance, originally published in 2018, has been updated with input from a group of SFHA members. The revisions were drafted by Linda Ewart on behalf of SFHA.

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SFHA Governance Guidance Review: first two documents now available

Model Role Descriptions for Governing Body Members and Governing Body Members' Guide now available for SFHA members.

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SFHA Model Role Descriptions for Governing Body Members and Office Bearers

SFHA Model Role Descriptions for Governing body Members and Office Bearers are now available to all SFHA members.  This collection contains four stand-alone documents that can be adapted by Scottish housing associations and co-operatives.   This guidance, originally published in 2018, has been updated with input from a group of SFHA members.  The revisions were drafted by Linda Ewart on behalf of SFHA.

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