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