Managing Trustees

Responsibilities of Managing Trustees

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The Methodist Church Guidance in retaining records. (PDF 866 kb)  
Guidance on records management and archiving. 

Questions and Answers - The questions in this leaflet were most commonly raised in a series of roadshow events around the subject of trusteeship. (PDF 99 kb)    

Managing Trustees and their responsibilities (PDF 78 kb)    

Managing Trustees and Methodist Money

New to Property? - A Brief Introduction for Property Stewards (PDF 86 kb)    

Registrations and Submissions, received by the Charity Commission Up to 31st December 2009 (PDF 91 kb)    

Developing a Church Health and Safety Policy (guidance provided by Methodist Insurance) (Pdf)

Methodist Insurance have provided a range of resources for churches, covering aspects of property management. Also see the Resource Centre on the Methodist Insurance website www.methodistinsurance.co.uk/risk-management/resources/

Detailed Risk Assessment documents for fire risk, asbestos risk and more, can be found on the Technical Information page.  

Role Of A Trustee Guidance for managing trustees on Church Councils, Circuit Meeting and the District Trustees. (PDF 2.8 Mb)  

Role Of A Trustee As above, text only version (printer friendly) (PDF 81kb)    

Standard Forms of Accounts

Example of a Trustees Annual Report (Local Church) This guidance is aimed at registered charities. This example of a Trustees Annual Report is based on the Charity Commission's own model format. The guidance we have included is in the form of standard responses from a local church and we hope these will be helpful. There are also some general points of principle by way of guidance. (PDF 246 kb)  

Example of a Trustees Annual Report (Circuit)

Trustee Annual Return Copies of screenshots of the Annual Return registered charities will need to complete for the Charity Commission. (PDF 5.8 Mb)    

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