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How you can make a rent payment during COVID-19 Lockdown

Whilst our offices are closed, the following rent payment options are available. Rent is debited on the first day of each month. *If you are struggling to afford rent payments, we are here to help. Please contact your Housing Officer for a chat* Debit & Credit Cards Weslo accepts all major debit & …

COVID-19: guidance for employees

Please click on the link to the Government website to read the latest guidance for employees. It includes information about Statutory Sick Pay, self employment, furloughed workers and claiming benefits. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-guidance-for-employees

Fire Safety

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Government agrees measures with energy industry to support vulnerable people through COVID-19

Proposals agreed to ensure vulnerable customers who may fall into debt remain supplied with energy while in self isolation. •Measures include ensuring prepayment and pay-as-you go customers remain supplied with energy through challenging times and supporting all customers in financial distress •industry agreement signed by all UK domestic suppliers and will come into force immediately For further information, visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-agrees-measures-with-energy-industry-to-support-vulnerable-people-through-covid-19?utm_source=42a6f8ed-fe40-4953-8338-7172308f7bd4&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

ANNUAL ASSURANCE STATEMENT

Registered Social Landlords must submit an Annual Assurance Statement to the Scottish Housing Regulator which provides assurance that Weslo Housing Management complies with Regulatory Framework. Our Annual Assurance Statement is available to view here.

WESLO CHIEF EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RETIRE

Pictured, Mike Bruce, Chief Executive On Monday 28 October 2019, Weslo Chief Executive Mike Bruce announced his plans to retire from the organisation he set up over 25 years ago. Along with three colleagues Mike set up Weslo Housing Management in 1994 in response to Scottish Homes Large-Scale Voluntary Transfer initiative. Kate …

Engagement Plan

Due to changes in our business last year and our increased development activity we have a revised engagement plan with the Scottish Housing Regulator which can be seen here. Commenting on the new plan, Chief Executive Mike Bruce said: “The new regulatory framework requires our Board to give an …

Changes Ring at Weslo Again

Outgoing Finance Director Douglas Drummond (Right) welcomes incoming Finance Director Ken Tudhope (Left). Wednesday was a big day at Weslo Housing Management when following a successful Annual General Meeting, the curtain was brought down for three board members. Operationally, the main change was the introduction of Ken Tudhope to the …

Charity of the Year 2019-20

I am pleased to announce that following receipt of nominations from staff, the Community Budget Committee has chosen The Bridge Community Project as our 2019/20 Charity of the Year.  They seek to improve the everyday well-being of the people of West Lothian and do this by providing practical and relational …

25th Anniversary

Weslo Housing Management welcomed current and retired staff to celebrate our 25th Anniversary at the Hilcroft Hotel on Friday. All welcomed by Chief Executive Mike Bruce, while John Proudfoot, one of our four original directors and first Chair Robert Lee, both now retired, cut the cake.

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Scottish Housing Regulator is looking for new members

The Scottish Housing Regulator is looking for new members to join a National Panel of Tenants and Service Users. The Panel’s feedback will be used to make sure The Scottish Housing Regulator is focusing on the things that matter most to tenants and other service users. Further information can be found below:

Rent Consultation 2019/20

Please click here to view details about the 2019/20 Rent Consultation. If you wish to take part in the Rent Consultation you can complete the survey via the link here.

Autumn News

Please find our Autumn edition of the Weslo newsletter Weslo News

Adult Learning - Tea and a Topic

                                                          Bathgate Partnership Centre                                  Fridays : 20th, 27th, July                                     10:00 – 12:00 pm                                        In the Library              If you are interested please contact Carole Cameron .                   01506 283932 or Freephone 08001214695

Tenant Handbook Questionnaire

The Weslo Scrutiny Group have asked Weslo to set up an on-line questionnaire to help us gain your feedback on our tenant handbook. The questionnaire can be accessed by clicking on the link Your Voice – Tenant Handbook.

Universal Credit

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) introduced Universal Credit Live Service in May 2015. A further roll out to Full Service was introduced in Falkirk on 21st March 2018 and is coming to West Lothian from May 2018. Universal Credit is designed to be claimed online, if you don’t have access …

Rent Consultation 2018/19

Please click here to view details about the 2018/19 Rent Consultation.