Session 1 – Wednesday 11th November, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Session 2 – Wednesday 18th November, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


The cost for this webinar is:
SLCC Members – £60 + VAT
Non-Members – £70 + VAT

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Claim 2 CPD points for attending! (one per session)

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Course Outline

This 2-part webinar will give you a wider understanding of Trusts, and guidance for the trusteeship of charities.

The following will be covered in each session:

Part 1 (Wednesday 11 November)

  • Nature of Trusts
  • What are the requirements for a Charitable Trust?
  • How is a Charitable Trust created?
  • Role of the Charity Commission
  • Registration with the Charity Commission or HM Revenue & Customs
  • Legal personality of a Charitable Trust
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Part 2 (Wednesday 18 November)

  • Trustees generally
  • Role & responsibilities of Custodian, Holding and Management Trustees
  • Duties of management & liabilities
  • Winding up or amalgamating a charity
  • Dealings with Property
  • Village Halls & Recreation Grounds
  • Trading

About the Trainer

Roger Taylor is the Senior Partner of Hedleys Solicitors, a firm based in Surrey which has an extensive practice dealing with Parish and Town Councils in England.  He lectures on subjects such as Common Land, Village Greens and Charitable Trusts for the SLCC and on other matters relating to the practice and procedure of Parish and Town Councils for a number of County Associations.

Roger Taylor, Wellars Hedleys


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