Day 2 of our National Housing Conference 2021 featured discussion from our panel on the challenges of the past 12 months from a governance perspective and the resulting resilience that the sector has shown. Key priorities over the next 12 months were also discussed.
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Latest articles from James McMorrow
Every Shetland-based business will be affected in some way by Brexit – whether this is through general changes to economic and trading conditions or by the eventual repeal of specific laws.
New Data Protection Offence: Is your organisation enforcing subject access for criminal record information?
Individuals have the right to ask any organisation if it holds or processes personal data relating to them. They are entitled to know for what purposes it holds the data and for a copy of any such personal data in an intelligible form. This right, under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is known as subject access.
Registered Social Landlords in Scotland will now have to respond to requests for environmental information following a decision from the Scottish Information Commissioner (SICs) last week.
The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator ("OSCR") has announced plans to embark upon a review of charitable independent schools. Around 50 are to be reviewed from this autumn, to ensure that they continue to meet the charity test – in particular, that they provide public benefit.