Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales


We are holding webinars entitled 'Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales’ in January 2023. These webinars give an introduction and overview of this important subject and are fully up to date with all developments.

There are three webinars:

  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (revenue) - 18th January 2023 at 2pm
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (capital) - 26th January 2023 at 2pm
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (technical issues) - 31st January 2023 at 2pm

Each webinar will last about an hour and costs £40 plus value added tax (a total of £48).

These webinars are comprehensive and are designed for people who are not experts in housing assocation finance in Wales, but who need to understand the basics and achieve an overview of what is going on. They are suitable for board members, housing managers, tenant representatives, finance staff who have limited experience of housing association finance and others who realise that an understanding of housing finance can place them at an advantage!

  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (revenue) refers to: Accounting basics; Trends in Welsh Housing Association Finance; Statements of Comprehensive Income (formerly known as Income & Expenditure Accounts); FRS102 and Component Accounting; Cash Flow; Welsh Government Rent policies; Bad Debts & Arrears; Service Charges; Management & Maintenance costs; Remuneration & Pensions; Major Repairs; Capital Financing costs; Supporting People; Housing Benefit & Universal Credit; United Kingdom Government’s Welfare ‘Reforms’.
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (capital) refers to: Statements of Financial Position (formerly known as Balance Sheets); Capital Programmes; Welsh Housing Quality Standard; Development & New Build; Asset sales; the end of ‘Right to Buy’; Affordable Housing Supply Programme; Private Loans including availability and conditions; Gearing; Treasury Management; Borrowing Strategies; Stock Transfer.
  • Introduction to Housing Association Finance in Wales (technical issues) refers to: The Political, Economic, Social & Technological Context; Financial Structures & Governance; Role & expectations of the Welsh Government; the Economic Impact of Social Housing; Business & Financial Planning; Value for Money; Performance Management; Risk Management, Sensitivity Analysis and Stress Testing; Asset Management; Impact of Coronavirus and 'Brexit'; Roles of Board Members.

All the webinars are fully up to date.

The presenter will be Adrian Waite, who is well known for his ability to explain complex financial matters clearly.To view his biography, please click here.

It is possible to ask questions during and after the webinar. Attendees will also be provided with a copy of the slides used, a briefing paper and a CPD Certificate. A recording of the webinar is also available after it is completed.

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AWICS offers Webinars on a broad range of subjects relevant to public services, local government, housing and finance.

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