Financial Reports submitted to the SFC

Greater Glasgow Student Tenants Union made this Freedom of Information request to Edinburgh Napier University

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Greater Glasgow Student Tenants Union

Dear Edinburgh Napier University,

To Whom It May Concern,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I understand that I do not have to specify particular file or document names and it is the relevant department's responsibility to provide the information I require. If you need further clarification please contact me by email.
I would like the information to be emailed to me in electronic form at the following email address: [email address]
If you cannot provide the complete responses to my requests within the scope mentioned below, please provide what available information you have and an explanation for why you cannot provide the data requested.
I ask that you justify all omissions by reference to specific exemptions of the act.
I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.
If there are any omissions under Section 21 of the act, I would politely request that the information is clearly signposted in the response to my request, in the interests of accessibility.
As the information requested in i. and ii. has already been compiled, and recently at that, I would hope this would avoid any omissions under Section 12.
I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request. I look forward to your response within 20 working days as outlined by the statute.

Information Requested:

i.
All of the information submitted to the Scottish Funding Council on 18/01/2021 in response to the Call For Information, reference “SFC/CI/01/2021” , outlined in the following:

http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/FILES/callsfori...

ii. All of the information submitted to the SFC outlined in the Call For Information, reference “SFC/CI/01/2021” document under points 2. and 3. (see above for the website address):

“2.Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities provided two main financial 2.returns to SFC in the course of the year:•Forecasts submitted at the end of June (outturn forecast for the current year and forecasts for the following three years). •Annual accounts submitted at the end of December (audited financial statements and supporting reports by institutions’ audit committee, internal and external auditors)”

“3. As result of the COVID-19 pandemic, SFC requested institutions to provide 3.additional financial returns, comprising updated forecasts for 2019-20 and 2020-21, by the end of April and the end of July 2020. These replaced the main 2020 Strategic Plan Forecast return. Institutions also provided updated financial forecasts at the end of November 2020”

Kind Regards,
Harrison Bott
Greater Glasgow Student Tenants’ Union.

Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

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Dear Harrison,

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Acknowledgement

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information and confirm that a
response will be prepared under the terms of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002.

 

If the information you have requested is exempt under the Act we will
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Further information is available from the Office of the Scottish
Information Commissioner at:

Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

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St. Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

 

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If you have any queries please contact me quoting the reference number
given above.

 

Yours sincerely,

Shona

 

Shona Dunning FIRMS AIRMS

(She/Her)

Information Governance Adviser

Governance & Compliance

 

Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh Napier University

EH11 4BN

[2]napier.ac.uk

 

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Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

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Dear Harrison,

 

Thank you for your recent information request.  Please find the response
to your request embedded within the attached response document, in blue
text for ease of reference.

 

Unless otherwise stated, Edinburgh Napier University reserves copyright in
all information provided under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002 (FOISA). Although the information is available under the legislation
this does not mean that the University has waived its copyright and
therefore the information must not be reproduced in any way or made
available in whole or in part without the written permission of the
copyright holder.

 

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Should you wish to request a review, please address your request to:

 

David Cloy

University Secretary

Governance & Compliance

Edinburgh Napier University

Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus,

Sighthill Court,

Edinburgh EH11 4BN, or email: [email address]

 

Your review will be undertaken by staff not involved in the original
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Information Commissioner. If you wish to do so, you must appeal to the
Commissioner within six months following the date of receipt of the review
notice. The Commissioner’s contact details are as follows:

 

The Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS    

Email: [email address]

Tel: 01334 464610

Online: [1]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

Yours sincerely,

Shona

 

Shona Dunning FIRMS AIRMS

(She/Her)

Information Governance Adviser

Governance & Compliance

 

Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh Napier University

EH11 4BN

[2]napier.ac.uk

 

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