This article looks at what being a Scottish public authority under FOISA means for RSLs in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (the 2016 Act) and the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 (the 2009 Act).
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The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) recently wrote to social landlords informing them of a number of cyber-attacks which were deliberately targeted at social landlords. Here we look at what can be done to keep your organisation safe.
A proposed Deposit and Return Scheme for drinks containers such as plastic bottles made from PET plastic, aluminium and steel cans and glass bottles is currently out for consultation in the form of draft Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020.
The COSLA's 2019 Annual Conference includes a session hosted by Scottish Empty Homes Partnership on Empty Homes - The Asset on our Doorsteps. This has been a hot topic in recent years and here we take a look at the current state of play.
Here we take a look at some of the recommendations of the Scottish Land Commission (SLC) in a report published at the tail end of last year on expanding community ownership and community rights to buy.