May Update - Streamlining

19th May 2022 | Technical Updates

TMCP introduced a new process (Streamlining Process) on 1 September 2021 to reduce the time that is spent on simple property sale transactions where one of the Methodist panel solicitor firms (‘the Panel’) are instructed by Managing Trustees. Since the introduction of the Streamlining Process we have been listening to feedback from Managing Trustees, the Panel and the TMCP Legal team.

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TMCP and the Connexional Team understand Managing Trustees are keen to do what they can to help as part of the Government’s ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme (Scheme). Under this Scheme, individuals are asked to provide a spare room in their home, or separate accommodation e.g., an annexe, to Ukrainian people, rent free for a minimum period of six months.

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Blake Morgan expands Methodist Church team

16th Mar 2022 | News and Events

As one of the firms on the Methodist Panel of Solicitors, Blake Morgan has recently further invested in the team supporting Managing Trustees who need legal advice in the work they undertake on behalf of their local church, circuit or district.

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Data Protection Annual Checklist

28th Feb 2022 | News and Events

It is that time of year again when all local churches, circuits and districts need to consider their data protection responsibilities and the way in which they use and protect information relating to other individuals.

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New Streamlining Page

23rd Dec 2021 | Technical Updates

We would like to take this opportunity to announce the launch of the new streamlining page on TMCP’s website (Link: Streamlining Page) together with a suite of resources to help Managing Trustees follow the new streamlining process.

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Job Opportunity - Legal Officer (Connexional Team)

23rd Dec 2021 | News and Events

The Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes are currently recruiting to cover a forthcoming role, providing legal support to the Legal and Constitutional Practice Team of the Connexional Team. Details of the position are given below, together with contact details for expressions of interest, which should be accompanied by a CV by 10th January 2022.

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Natasha’s Law and the Need to Keep Everyone Safe

10th Nov 2021 | Technical Updates

The Food Information (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019 (known as “Natasha's Law”) came into effect from 1 October 2021 in England and Wales. Natasha’s Law is named in memory of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse who died in July 2016 following an allergic reaction to a prepacked sandwich bought from Pret-A-Manger.

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