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Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Carina Helmn

County Officer: Carina Helmn
Kimpton Memorial Hall, Hall
Lane, Kimpton, Hertfordshire
SG4 8RD

Tel: 07956 590094

Who should attend?
Clerks, Councillors, Village Hall Trustees and anyone with an interest in trusts and chari­ties and who wishes to gain a better understanding of this complex area of law and practical implementation.

Who is presenting?
Ian Davison, Hedleys Solicitors who has been supporting councils on this subject and pre­senting at their training sessions.

Is it for you?
This course explains in outline the law relating to charities and provides operational guidance for the trusteeship of charities. The course will be beneficial to all officers in local councils whether involved with trusts and charities or to members and others who might be trus­tees. Come away with a background of the statutory role, knowledge of roles and responsibil­ities in day to day operations, and a wider understanding of issues connected to charities.
The subjects covered will include:

  • What are charities
  • Trusts and incorporated bodies
  • Regulation and the Charity Commission
  • The responsibilities of trustees
  • Charity property
  • Parish Councils and charities generally
  • Parish Councils and particular types of charities
  • Case studies

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