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VFM: getting it right

It’s been a while since I wrote anything about value for money (VFM). As it’s come up at a number of benchmarking club meetings recently, I thought I’d recap where we are. Global accounts 2019: tidings of regulatory joy? Or mild frustration? The ‘new’ VFM standard has been operative since April 2018. As always, the …..Read the full article »

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SPBM Benchmarking 2019 – 2020 Calendar

Please note the following dates and deadlines for submitting SPBM benchmarking data. : Q2 (April – September 2019 data)  Period end 30 September Data entry deadline Friday 15 November 2019 Q4 (April 2019 – March 2020 data)  Period end 31 March 2020 Data entry deadline Friday 16 May 2020 Sector Scorecard  The Sector Scorecard data …..Read the full article »

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Salaries Comparison for Smaller Housing Associations 2019

Once again this year Acuity is benchmarking salaries, terms and conditions for smaller housing providers. Participants will receive a detailed report with a comparison and analysis of the terms and conditions offered by different providers that will help them and their Boards judge how the pay and rewards they offer compare with others. The anonymised data is …..Read the full article »

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SPBM Benchmarking 2018 – 2019 Calendar

Please note the following dates and deadlines for submitting SPBM benchmarking data. : Q2 (April – September 2018 data)  Period end 30 September Data entry deadline Friday 16 November 2018 Q4 (April 2018 – March 2019 data)  Period end 31 March 2019 Data entry deadline Friday 17 May 2019 Sector Scorecard  The Sector Scorecard data …..Read the full article »

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Digital transformation: easier and cheaper than you think

There are many advantages to being small. You have more legroom on a plane; you tend to bump your head less often; limbo is easier and you can get a job as a jockey. When applied to a business, you’re more likely to know the names of all your team (and probably their partners), you’re …..Read the full article »

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Salaries Comparison for Smaller Housing Associations 2018

Once again this year Acuity is running its comparison of salaries, terms and conditions for smaller housing providers. Participants will receive a detailed report with a comparison and analysis of the terms and conditions offered by different providers that will help them and their Boards judge how the pay and rewards they offer compare with …..Read the full article »

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VFM just got personal – setting corporate targets

It’s easy to lose sight of the challenge embedded in the new approach to VFM. No self-assessment to sweat over and a set of regulatory metrics that the sector finds uncontentious because housing associations pretty much dreamt them up as part of the Sector Scorecard. So where’s the catch? It’s all to do with the …..Read the full article »

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How does it fit together? Benchmarking, VFM and Sector Scorecard.

This briefing seeks to explain the connection between VFM measurement, Benchmarking and the Sector Scorecard so that Acuity SPBM members can better understand their position and respond. It considers: how we got here the Regulator of Social Housing’s (RSH) new regulatory metrics the Sector Scorecard timetable for collecting and reporting the Scorecard data including the …..Read the full article »

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GDPR challenges for landlords

Will GDPR stop you doing customer satisfaction surveys?

It’s now just weeks until the rules on data protection change dramatically. Alarming headlines about the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes are worrying for landlords. Can you still share data to enable third-party research organisations – like Acuity – to undertake surveys? Clearly, this is an issue we take very seriously, …..Read the full article »

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Regulator publishes new approach to VFM

The new approach to Value For Money (VFM) commences in less than three weeks – but the good news is that little has changed from the consultation document so there are no major surprises. The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH, previously HCA) has just published its finalised approach to VFM, which will be operative from …..Read the full article »

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