Trustees

Trustees guidance:

Trustees can come in all shapes and sizes. For instance they can be both individual and corporate or even be a local authority. However, there are limitations on certain...

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The concept of the ‘charity trustees’ as the charity’s decision-makers, ie the persons in control of the management and administration of the charity as stated in section...

Practice Note

Trustees' functions The starting point is that the trustees, or ‘charity trustees’ as defined in section 177 of the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011, s 177), are the persons...

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There are many trusteeship roles which may arise from the structure and administration of a charitable trust, from that of a classic all-purpose trustee, to...

Practice Note

The powers exercisable by charity trustees derive variously from the express provisions of the charity governing document, the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011) and other...

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The duties and thus the potential liabilities of charity trustees fall into three categories: statutory duties, fiduciary duties towards the charity and common law duties...

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Where a charity is established as a trust, the fact that its properties, investments and contracts are vested in the individual trustees means that all those assets have...

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