The Introduction to TISonline Capital has been updated regarding the extension of flexibility in the use of capital receipts for a further three years to 2021/22. MRP Options has been revised to reflect the changes to the MHCLG's statutory guidance on MRP. Content of a Strategy has also been updated.
Integrating Performance, Risk Management and Risk Governance provides a background to performance management and stresses its importance to the delivery of efficient services. It also examines the benefits of performance management and how it links to risk management and risk governance. This section has been updated with reference to the need for independent assurance.
Housing Association Finance
Right to Buy has been updated. This section covers the right to buy and right to acquire as they apply to some housing associations, and provides a summary of plans for the extension of the right to buy to all housing association tenants on a voluntary basis.
Current Affairs: Value for Money Standard and Code of Practice looks at the Regulator of Social Housing's changes to the Value for Money Standard and the new system of outcome-based reporting that applies from 2018/19.
ICT and Business Transformation
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) outlines the forthcoming EU data protection regulation changes and their implications for information governance.
Lone Worker and Personal Safety Policy provides a model of good practice for lone worker arrangements. CIPFA is grateful to Dorset HealthCare for providing this policy as an example.