Contingency arrangements for Covid-19

10th Mar 2020 | News and Events

TMCP has started to put preparations in place to allow for the possibility of a building lockdown relating to Covid-19. This could arise as a result of a number of instances including the need to self-isolate or that the Government decide to prevent travel and people may be instructed to remain in their immediate locations.

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Helpful advice regarding JCT Contracts

25th Feb 2020 | Property Updates

JCT (Joint Contracts Tribunal) contracts facilitate the process of delivering a building project. They can be used in projects from the repairs to a church roof to a large scale redevelopment of church premises. In simple terms they set out the responsibilities of all the parties within the process and their obligations to each other.

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New First Legal Steps on a Property Project Chart

31st Jan 2020 | Property Updates

A new resource; 'First Legal Steps on a Property Project Chart' is now available on TMCP's website. This can be used as a tool to help Managing Trustees who are starting a property project to identify potential legal issues early in the whole process so that they can be taken into account and built into the project plans.

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The Connexional Team have produced a series of ‘Essential Trustee Guide,’ videos for Managing Trustees now available on the Methodist Church Website.

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Managing Trustees' Data Subject Access Request Policy

29th Nov 2019 | Technical Updates

The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘DPA 2018’) provide individuals with certain rights when it comes to their personal data and how it is processed by the Methodist Church. One of those rights is the right of access, more commonly known as a “Data Subject Access Request” (‘DSAR’).

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GDPR Data Champion Training - Slides now available

8th Nov 2019 | Technical Updates

TMCP’s slides from the GDPR Data Champion training days led by TMCP in Autumn 2019 and hosted by the firms on the Methodist Panel of Solicitors have now been uploaded to the TMCP website.

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The Processor Record for Methodist Managing Trustees was launched via TMCP’s News Hub on 9 July 2019. Our data protection training sessions for data champions suggest that many of you may not be aware of this essential record. As the nights start to grow longer and the rain lashes down outside…

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