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Helen Raftery, head of data protection complaints at the Information Comissioner's Office (ICO), discusses the importance of data protection in the housing sector, highlighting common issues like inappropriate data disclosures and failures in record-keeping, and offers guidance to housing orga

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Paralympian curling athlete & Accessibility Ambassador for Horizon Housing, Aileen Neilson, reflects on issues raised at the first ever Scottish Parliament for disabled persons last weekend and looks ahead to the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Sunday, December 3rd. It was a

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As Share launches its “Dealing with grief at Christmas” webinar, Julie-Ann Cloherty, Share’s 'earning and development officer, gives her perspective on why it is so important to recognise that it may not be merry and bright for everyone every festive season

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In the wake of Homes for Scotland's annual conference and ahead of next month's Scottish Budget, chief executive Jane Wood repeats the trade body's call for local authorities to be adequately resourced to deliver much-needed new homes. Last week, Homes for Scotland held its annual conference in

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Jimmy Black ponders on placemaking, and a 20 minute neighbourhood which is 864 years old When I think about it, I grew up in a perfect ‘place’. In our burgh of 2,000 people there were shops … an ironmonger, draper, newsagent, three butchers, two bakers, one fishmonger, one shoe sh

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To mark Trustee Week (Nov 6-10), Home in Scotland board member June Wylie explains what attracted her to a housing association board and why she would recommend it to others, regardless of what sector you have experience in. When I was retiring in 2021 after 40 years in the NHS, lots of people asked

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Professor Ken Gibb, director and principal investigator, and Professor Alex Marsh, co-investigator of CaCHE, reflect on the new Scottish rent control proposals. In September 2023, the Scottish Government launched a consultation engagement process concerned with the rented sector proposals within the

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