"Test and Trace" - A Further Update

24th Sep 2020 | Technical Updates

This article seeks to clarify the current legal test and trace requirements placed on Managing Trustees following Government press releases, legislation brought into force on Friday 18th September 2020 and the launch of the NHS Test and Trace app on 24 September 2020.

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Possession Proceedings COVID Update 2

18th Sep 2020 | Property Updates

Since the publication of the Newshub article Possession Proceedings COVID Update - What do Managing Trustees need to do if they need to regain possession? there have been further legal developments in relation to possession proceedings for residential tenancies.

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As we move into the new Connexional Year, the Trust Statements for 2019/20 are now available for download from the Trust Information System (TIS). Treasurers and other users registered on the TIS will have received an email from the system on Friday 11th September to advise the statements were available and that these should be downloaded and checked as soon as possible.

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Following on from the success of the joint Capsticks and TMCP roadshows for Managing Trustees last autumn we have been looking at new ways in which we can provide further training sessions. We all know it would be very difficult to meet face to face this year but this does not mean that we cannot find ways to keep Managing Trustees up to date with procedural and property related developments.

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TMCP are pleased to draw Managing Trustees’ attention to a complimentary Zoom session on 6th October 2020 entitled “Focus on Manse Sales” hosted by Sintons LLP, one of the firms of Solicitors on the Methodist Church’s Panel of Solicitors.

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Podcast – Non-residential leases

19th Aug 2020 | Property Updates

Sintons LLP, one of the firms on the Methodist Church’s Panel of Solicitors, has very helpfully recorded a short podcast with up to date guidance from a Methodist and charity law perspective on the process for granting non-residential leases at Methodist buildings.

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