The Radian Group Combined Board is a joint meeting of several Boards with overlapping membership.
This Board meets at least five times per year and considers all aspects of strategy, performance and compliance for the Group as a whole.
There are a number of smaller companies within Radian Group, but none of them currently provides services outside of the Group, or owns housing, or employs staff. Each has its own Board whose members come from Radian’s Executive Team and from the Combined Board membership.
Some Board responsibilities are delegated to the following Group Committees:
Radian Group was formed in 2006 bringing together four housing providers. There Group structure also includes some smaller operating companies none of these employ staff.
The parent company of the Group is Radian Group Limited. This is a company limited by guarantee.
The housing providers are all housing associations:
The housing associations listed above are all Registered Societies under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Drum and Portal have charitable objects and are classified as “exempt charities” within the provisions of Schedule 3 to the Charities Act 2011; Windsor and Swaythling are non-charitable Registered Societies.
For a Group Structure chart showing how all the different companies relate, click here.
The Radian Group Combined Board (the Board) adopts the NHF Code of Governance 2015 (‘the Governance Code’) on behalf of the Registered Provider entities within Radian Group. The Board also adopts the NHF Code of Conduct 2012 (‘the Code of Conduct’) on behalf of Radian Group.
The Board expects the Group’s Board and Committee members, involved residents, staff and contractors, to comply with the Radian Code of Conduct, which is based on a model provided within the NHF Code of Conduct. Having conducted an appropriate internal compliance review for the year 2018-19, the Board considers that each of the Registered Provider entities is fully compliant with both the Governance Code and the Code of Conduct.
Radian is a trading name of The Swaythling Housing Society Limited, a Registered Society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (registration number 10237R) and a registered provider with the Regulator of Social Housing (registration number L0689). Registered office: Collins House, Bishopstoke Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 6AD. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Part of the Radian group of companies.
The Swaythling Housing Society Limited provides management services for subsidiaries in the Radian group.