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Universal Accommodation Group Ltd

(A subsidiary of the University of Essex)

Freedom of Information Publication scheme

As a wholly-owned subsidiary company of the University of Essex, Universal Accommodation Group Ltd is defined as a “public authority”, and as such, has produced its own Publication Scheme. Currently, the company's sole activity is to act as the freeholder the University Quays accommodation.

The Universal Accommodation Group Ltd Scheme follows the Model Publication Scheme for Universities laid down by the Information Commissioner in 2008.

This scheme is a brief guide to the documents required by the Information Commissioner. You will find much more information on all aspects of the University on the website. Please use the search facility or the A-Z to help you find more information.

If you need a hard copy (paper copy) of any of the information listed in this scheme, or have problems finding the item you need, please contact the Information Assurance Manager.

All the information on this website is provided without charge. We can provide paper copies of items if you ask us. These will these normally be free, but multiple copies, or large amounts of info charged at cost to cover our postage and printing costs. View our charging policy.

Who we are and what we do

Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.

Universal Accommodation Group Ltd - Freeholder for University Quays.

The registered name and address of the company is:

Contact Details

Universal Accommodation Group Limited
Finance Section
C/O University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park

It is registered at Companies House with the Company No 03957155

What we spend and how we spend it

Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts.

Information available on request from the Governance Office.

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Strategy and performance information, plans, assessments, inspections and reviews.

Information available on request from the Governance Office.

How we make decisions

Policy proposals and decisions. Decision making processes, internal criteria and procedures, consultations.

Information available on request from the Governance Office.

Our policies and procedures

Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.

Information available on request from the Records Management Office.

Lists and registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the authority.

Information available on request from the Governance Office.

The services we offer

Advice and guidance, booklets and leaflets, transactions and media releases. A description of the services offered.

Information available on request from the Governance Office.