Update from the Consents Team

11th Dec 2018 | Technical Updates

The Web Applications team at Methodist Church House would like to draw Managing Trustees’ attention to their autumn updates to the Property Consents Website: “The Web Applications team at Methodist Church House have successfully implemented the autumn update to the consents site...

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The Standard Licence and Template Booking Form have been updated to include a new data protection clause alerting licensees and hirers to the privacy information in the Managing Trustees’ Privacy Notice.

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Residential Lettings – New Government Guidance

23rd Oct 2018 | Property Updates

The Government has published an updated “How to Rent” guide together with a further collection of new “how to” housing guides. These guides will be relevant to all Managing Trustees who rent out residential property under Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs), such as Manses, investment property or caretakers flats, when those properties are not being used by the Church.

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Circuit treasurers; just a reminder to ensure that you have a sufficient balance in your Trustees Interest Fund to pay the annual levy to the District Advance Fund as required by Standing Order 955. Circuit users; please remember to add any new treasurers as users on the TIS. Previous treasurers or other users who no longer need access to the statements can now delete their own profile...

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New - Developments and Works Page

16th Aug 2018 | Property Updates

The Developments and Works page is now available on TMCP’s website. Please click here for practical guidance on issues that Managing Trustees will want to consider before commencing any works from installing new windows and modern kitchen facilities to sales of part of a church site involving a re-development of the land/buildings retained, or complete demolitions and rebuilds.

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Panel Solicitors – new pages on the TMCP website

19th Jul 2018 | Technical Updates

As many of you will know TMCP and the Connexional Team have set up the first panel of solicitors for the Methodist Church. There are five firms on the panel who are all experienced in working with charities and other Christian denominations in a wide variety of transactions ranging from...

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Data Protection – Safeguarding Lawful Basis Update

19th Jul 2018 | Technical Updates

This article relates to the issues that have been raised with the Data Protection Working Party (‘Working Party’) regarding the privacy notices for safeguarding roles across the Church (Safeguarding Privacy Notices). The Working Party has reviewed the Safeguarding Privacy Notices and concluded that ...

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