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The UK Internal market act could have a wide range of implications for trade between UK nations. Get the latest insight on the implication in this briefing by the Institute for Government.
In December 2020, the UK Internal market act passed into law. The act attempts to eliminate trade barriers between UK nations following the UK departure from the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union on 1st January 2021.
Community Housing Cymru, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and Chartered Institute of Housing commissioned the Institute for Government to provide a briefing to outline the impact of the final act on the devolved settlement, with an exploration of some of the types of issues that could be affected, including construction.
This member briefing summarises the recommendations of Scotland's Prevention Review Group which was established to consider options to introduce legal duties for local authorities or other public bodies to prevent homelessness.
Our factsheet on protection from eviction has been updated to take account of recent developments.
Read the detail of CIH North Ireland's response to draft 2021-22 budget proposals by the Department of Finance.
This is a response to the consultation by the Department of Finance on the 21-22 Draft Budget by CIH Northern Ireland. In our response to the consultation, CIH Northern Ireland made clear its firm view that social justice should be at the heart of the 21/22 budget, by ensuring funding is appropriately targeted at those sectors and groups in greatest need.
A round-up of innovative ways housing organisations are providing support for homeschooling the children of tenants and staff.
Coronavirus lockdowns mean most children are continuing their studies from home. However, many children face issues with accessing IT equipment, internet connectivity, and missing out on the social aspect of school. This good practice note looks at how housing organisations are working to support children and their families.
The Scottish Government published the Infrastructure Investment Plan on 4 February 2021. This member briefing outlines funding plans for affordable housing, energy efficicncy and adaptations over the next five years.
Sharing the lessons learned from the finalists of Scotland housing awards 2021 - be it tenant engagement, excellence in customer service or what it takes to be an outstanding housing professional.
A source of inspiration and a useful tool for practitioners across Scotland.
In May 2020 the Unsuitable Accommodation Order was extended to all homeless households in Scotland. This briefing summarises various amendments that have been introduced and new Scottish Government guidance setting out how the changes should be implemented.
CIH has responded to the consultation which comes at a time of great change for high streets and town centres.