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SFHA seeks member views on Charter consultation

SFHA is seeking member input to inform its response to the Scottish Social Housing Charter consultation. A feedback form for providing comments on specific Charter outcomes is now available, along with some further points to consider.

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AGM and SGM Frequently Asked Questions

New SFHA guidance reflecting some of the most common questions that SFHA members have asked regarding holding an AGM or SGM in 2021 is now available. 

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Scottish Government issues charter consultation paper

Scottish Government issued a paper outlining its review of Scottish Social Housing Charter in June.  Since then it held a series of consultation events over the course of June and July in conjunction with TIS and TPAS.

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GDPR Model Documentation, Guidance Notes and FAQs - June 2021 update

This update reflects legislative changes since 2018 to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), with particular focus within the FAQ document on Brexit.

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SFHA Submits Response to SPSO re Proposed KPIs

Feedback from members was highlighted in SFHA's response to the SPSO regarding proposed KPIs relating to the Model Complaints Handling Procedure. 

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SFHA Self-Assurance Toolkit and associated guidance - updated June 2021

An update to the SFHA Self Assurance Toolkit and associated guidance is now available.  SFHA commissioned Linda Ewart to refresh the documents, with minor updates now available to the Toolkit; Supplemental Covid-19 guidance; and Suggested Clauses for Inclusion in the Annual Assurance Statement.

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SFHA Internal Audit Guidance - June 2021 update

The SFHA has updated its Internal Audit guidance, with the guidance now available to all SFHA members.   SFHA commissioned Alex Cameron – of Quinn Internal Audit – to update the document (originally produced in 2018).

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SPSO Consultation on KPIs

The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman consults on draft accompanying guidance to Model Complaints Handling Procedures. 

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Updates to SFHA Internal Audit Guidance and Self-Assurance Toolkit now available

The toolkit provides refreshed goverance guidance for members. 

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Scottish Government to review Social Housing Charter

Scottish Government to review Scottish Social Housing Charter.

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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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