Publication scheme - Wheatley Foundation
This publication scheme organises our published information under nine classes.
In using these nine classes we are following the Scottish Information Commissioner’s model Publication Scheme and applying its guidance.
If you have any questions, queries or suggestions about how to improve our published information or this guide, please email our Information Governance Team at email@example.com
If what you are looking for is not here then you can make a request for information.
Class 2: How we deliver our functions and services
Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users.
- Description of functions, including statutory basis for them, where applicable:
- Statement of Public task required by the Re-use of Public Sector information Regulations 201513 (if applicable): No information held in this class
- Strategies, policies and internal staff procedures for performing statutory functions: No information held in this class. Wheatley Foundation has no statutory functions
- How to report a concern to the authority:
- Reports of the authority’s exercise of its statutory functions: No information collected in this class.
- Statutory registers (NB not if inspection-only). No information collected in this class.
- Statement of public task required by the Re-use of Public Sector information Regulations 201513 (if applicable): No information held in this class
- Accessing our services
- List of services, including statutory basis for them, where applicable:
- Service policies and internal staff procedures, including allocation, quality and standards: Data Protection policy, Whistleblowing policy
- Service schedules and delivery plans: No information collected in this class.
- Information for service users, including how to access the services:
- Service fees and charges, including bursaries: No information held in this class
Class 3: How we take decisions and what we have decided
Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and how we involve others.
- Decisions taken by the organisation: agendas, reports and papers provided for consideration and minutes of Board (or equivalent) meetings: Published from 11 November onwards
- Public consultation and engagement strategies: No information held in this class
- Reports of regulatory inspections, audits and investigations carried out by the authority: No information held in this class
- Environmental Impact Assessment Reports undertaken in compliance with the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017: No information held in this class
Class 4: What we spend and how we spend it
Information about our strategy for, and management of, financial resources (in sufficient detail to explain how we plan to spend public money and what has actually been spent).
Financial statements required by statute e.g., sections 31 and 33 of the Public Service Reform (Scotland) Act 201015, if applicable to the authority:
- Financial policies and procedures for budget allocation:
- Budget allocation to key policy / function / service areas: Business updates
- Purchasing plans and capital funding plans: Our strategy for capital funding for 2015-2020 is set out on page 26 and 27 of our Group Strategy, Investing In Our Futures; an annual update on our capital funding position is provided in our annual report, for 2019/20 this is set out in pages 31 and 32
- Financial administration manual / internal financial regulations:
- Expenses policies and procedures: (page 81)
- Senior staff/board member expenses at category level e.g. travel, subsistence and accommodation (page 80 and 81)
- Board member remuneration other than expenses (page 80)
- Pay and grading structure (levels of pay rather than individual salaries): Available on request
- Investments, summary information about endowments, investments and authority pension fund (page 100)
- Delivering value for money
- Funding awards available from the authority, how to apply for them and funding awards made by the authority:
Class 5: How we manage our human, physical and information resources
Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of the authority.
- Strategy and management of human resources: No information held in this class
- Staffing structure:
- Human resources policies, procedures and guidelines, including e.g., recruitment, performance management, salary and grading, promotion, pensions, discipline, grievance, staff development, staff records: No information held in this class. There are no Wheatley Foundation specific HR policies. The relevant Wheatley Group policies would apply.
- Employee relations structures and agreements reached with recognised trade unions and professional organisations: No information held in this class
- Management of the authority’s land and property assets, including environmental/sustainability reports: No information held in this class
- Description of the authority’s land and property holdings: No information held in this class
- Estate development plans: No information held in this class
- Maintenance arrangements: No information held in this class
- Records management policy and records management plan, including records retention schedule: Adult care services; Communications and marketing; Community safety and environment; Finance; Governance; Health and safety; Housing; Human resources; IT; Legal; Management; Procurement; Property; Wheatley Foundation, Assurance
- Information governance/asset management policies and procedures, information asset list: No information held in this class.
- Knowledge management policies and procedures: Data Protection policy; Special category data policy and Record Management policy.
- List of statistical information published by the authority: No information held in this class.
- Freedom of information policies and procedures:
- Data protection policy and privacy notices:
Class 6: How we procure goods and services from external providers
Information about how we procure works, goods and services, and our contracts with external providers.
- Procurement policies and procedures:
- Invitations to tender:
- Register of contracts awarded, which have gone through formal tendering, including name of supplier, period of contract and value:
- Additional information which is required to be published by applicable procurement legislation and statutory guidance (e.g. the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016 and Public Contracts (Scotland) regulations 2015):
- Links to procurement information the authority publishes on the Public Contracts Scotland16 website:
- Wheatley Group procurement information services.
Class 7: How we are performing
Information about how we perform as an organisation, and how well we deliver our functions and services.
Performance indicators and performance against them:
- External reports e.g., annual report, performance statements required by statute (e.g., section 32 of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010: No information held in this class
- Performance indicators and performance against them: No information held in this class.
- Wheatley Foundation Annual highlights 2018/19
- Wheatley Group annual report 2019/20
- Wheatley Foundation annual report 2019/20
- Regulator details
- Mainstreaming Equality Reports produced under the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012, as amended: No information collected in this class.
- Employee and board equality monitoring reports, produced under the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012, as amended: No information collected in this class.
Class 8: Our commercial publications
Information packaged and made available for sale on a commercial basis and sold at market value through a retail outlet e.g., bookshop, museum or research journal.
We have no publications within this class.
Class 9: Our open data
Open data made available by the authority as described by the Scottish Government’s Open Data Resource Pack and available under an open licence.
The authority’s open data publication plan:
Open data sets and their metadata, or links to where they are accessible:
We have no publications within this class.