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Tenants News - Spring 2020 Edition

Read our latest tenants newsletter for Spring 2020 https://www.weslo-housing.org/wp-content/uploads/Tenants-News-Spring-2020-1.pdfDownload

COVID-19 - Essential and Emergency Repairs to Weslo Properties

Further to the UK and Scottish Government announcements, Weslo will be carrying out a limited repairs service where it is “absolutely necessary”. If you are a Weslo Customer and require an emergency repair to your property, please telephone our Repairs Department on 01506 639143 or 01506 639144 for a gas related repair. Alternatively you can e-mail us …

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

Important Update - Repairs

Further to the UK and Scottish Government announcements we have listed tasks that are classed as “absolutely necessary”. This is a common sense approach and applies where there is an Emergency category repair and where there is a danger or risk to householders or property. In many cases this may be a temporary repair …

Important Notice - Covid-19

Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic and as a Health and Safety precaution for our customers and staff, we have decided to close this office to visitors until further notice. All staff are now working from home and can be contacted directly. All tenants/ customers will receive a letter and/or email advising of …

Engagement Plan

We have a revised engagement plan with the Scottish Housing Regulator which can be seen here.

Rent Consultation 2020/21

Please click here to view details about the 2020/21 Rent Consultation. If you wish to take part in the rent Consultation you can complete the survey please click here.

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: