About us

An essential resource for finance directors and managers and non-finance people with responsibility for budgets, financial planning, IT and business management, membership delivers the service you need to succeed.

About us

What you get:

  • Monthly newsletter with the latest policy announcements, inflation updates, legislative changes, and all the need-to-know information
  • Concise and up-to-date briefings on financial-related issues
  • A dedicated website for finance best practice, guidance and expert opinion
  • Technical financial models, toolkits, how-to guides and commentary on guidance to help with business planning and financial management
  • ‘Bite-sized’ finance workshops pitched at different levels on a range of subjects
  • Access to the ‘ask the members’ service and dedicated online forum to share best practice
  • Advertise your job vacancies free of charge
  • Generous discounts on events and public training, plus related consultancy and accreditation products
  • Specialist support via our ‘ask the expert’ service
  • Specialist WhatsApp group to help you network, anytime, anywhere.

Meet the team

Our dedicated team has a wealth of experience in the sector, and vast knowledge of the issues and practices.

Ian Parker

Ian Parker Ian Parker

Ian brings over 30 years experience in both local authority and associations. His focus is the housing association sector and value for money. Ian has developed a number of financial models including for the Affordable Homes Programme, the financial impact of the welfare reforms on rent arrears and Portfolio Asset Value Evaluation.