Purchase of a New Build Property

4th Jul 2017 | Property Updates

When Managing Trustees are looking for a new Manse property which meets the requirements set out in Part 2 of Section A of Book VII of the Constitutional Practice and Discipline of the Methodist Church, they are increasingly looking at new build prop...

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The following sales guidance notes have been updated to reflect the change in requirements on who can give the “best price certificate” and also to emphasise the duty placed on charity trustees to keep property on the market until the buy...

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WELCOME TO TMCP'S NEWS HUB

6th Jun 2017 | News and Events

A message from TMCP's Chief Executive, Anne Goodman, welcoming readers to the News Hub section and to the first notification email sent to subscibers on 6th June 2017: "I am very excited to announce the inaugural pages of our News Hub. As...

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Circuit treasurers, please may we remind you that the annual contribution from Circuit Model Trust Funds to District Advance Funds will be taken on the 1st September 2017. Therefore please ensure there are sufficient funds available in the Trustees I...

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The Standard Licence and Template Booking Form are now available to download in Word and pdf format from TMCP’s website. The “Standard documents and forms” resource type is now live. Go to the “Licences” or “Lettin...

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Legislation Page - new content

6th Jun 2017 | Property Updates

Visit the Legislation Page for information on statutes, case law and other key pieces of legislation that impact on Managing Trustees' management of Methodist Property. What are the general legal duties placed on Managing Trustees as charity t...

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In March 2017 the Charity Commission published a report on its findings following an inquiry into a charity that had disposed of leasehold property to a company for £6,000,000. The company immediately resold the property for £21,000,000 b...

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