Presentation slides - October 2018

There was a good turnout at October's members' seminar, "Trick or Treat: Uncovering what lies beneath", kindly hosted by Places for People at their HQ in King's Cross, London.

Our sincere thanks to our first class speakers - Liz Sandwith, Kelsey Walker, Karen Doran, and HIAF's chairs, Angela Gooch and Helen Young - who took attendees on an informative journey through the social housing green paper, customer engagement governance, Sector Risk Profile 2018 and the new Corporate Governance Code.

We were delighted to welcome both old and new members to the event, all of whom enjoyed a delicious lunch courtesy of Places for People.

Download the seminar slides through the links below:

Trick or Treat: Uncovering what lies beneath

Date: 31 October 2018
Venue: Places for People, London
Time: 09:45 to 15:30

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09.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.15 Chairs' Welcome

Presented by: Angela Gooch and Helen Young

10.15-11.15 A new deal for social housing
Presented by: Karen Doran, Assistant Director, Investigation & Enforcement, Regulator of Social Housing (RSH)

The social housing green paper proposes fundamental reform to ensure social homes provide an essential, safe, well managed service for all those who need it. This session will provide valuable insight into the proposals as part of the consultation which closes on 6 November 2018.

11.15-11.45 Customer engagement governance and involvement in audit
Presented by: Angela Gooch and Helen Young

Open discussion around how to embrace the principles within the green paper: for example, should we engage customers in audits and how should we do this; and have you considered if you have the right governance arrangements in your organisation to embed customer engagement and truly listen to the customer voice?

11.45-12.00 HIAF AGM

12.00-12.45 Lunch & Networking

12.45-13.45 Sector Risk Profile 2018

Presented by: Kelsey Walker, Director of Housing Consultancy, Savills

The Sector Risk Profile 2018 was launched on 11 October 2018 by the RSH. This session will highlight the key elements and areas to focus on.

13.45-14.45 Corporate Governance Code and Risk in Focus 2019
Presented by: Liz Sandwith, Chief Professional Practice Advisor, Chartered Institute of Internal Audit

The FRC publicised its new Corporate Governance Code in July 2018. This session will provide you with the information you need to understand the implications for your organisation.

Liz will also provide some valuable insight into the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors' recent Risk in Focus 2019 publication.

14.45-15.00 Final questions & close


Presentation slides - April 2018

The membership attended an informative and engaging seminar kindly hosted at RSM in Nottingham. Covering the latest hot topics members were treated to invaluable presentations on the new Value for money standard, Cyber culture, Criminal finances act and the skill sets for ethical decision making at a board level. Download the seminar slides through the links below:

What's on the horizon for Housing Associations?

Date: 25 April 2018
RSM, Nottingham
Time: 09:45 to 15:30

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09:45 - 10:00 Registration & coffee

10:00 - 10:15 Chairs' Welcome
Presented by: Angela Gooch & Helen Young
Brief overview of the modernisation of HIAF, members' feedback survey, involvement opportunities & the developed of future interactive member services.

10:15 - 11:15 Value for Money Standard & code of Practice 2018
Presented by: RSM
The Value for Money Standard & Code of Practice 2018 came into force on 1 April 2018 and replaces the 2012 Value for Money (VfM) Standard. The requirements of the new VfM Standard include reporting on a set of metrics defined by the regulator alongside additional VfM performance targets identified by each organisation.

11:15 - 12:15 Cyber culture, social media & data security risks
Presented by: SRM Solutions

12:15 - 13:00 Lunch and networking

13:00 - 14:00 Board & Committee competencies and skill sets for ethical decision making
Presented by: Angela Lomax, DTP

14:00 - 14:45 Criminal Finances Act
Presented by: Angela Gooch, County Durham Housing

14:45 - 15:15 Hot Topics
Presented by: Angela Gooch & Helen Young
Open discussion highlighting some hot topics & things to look out for over the coming months.

15:15 - 15:30 Final questions & close

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Presentation Slides - HIAF Seminar September 2017

Following an informative and entertaining free seminar day held in London on 22 September we are pleased to release the presentation slides: