Charity property

Justification and proportionality of positive action in housing policies

R (on the application of Z) v London Borough of Hackney & Agudas Israel Housing Association Limited

The Court of Appeal held that a policy of restricting the provision of social housing to a certain religious community only was justified as a form of positive action, as it was a proportionate means of achieving the legitimate aim of the charity.

Charity Training - The Essential Trustee and Governance in Practice with PwC - Bristol - 07.11.2019

This introduction session is to equip all charity senior management and trustees – new and experienced alike – with the knowledge they need to carry out their roles efficiently. Covering key Charity Commission guidance and the underlying charity law duties, the aim is to help you implement best practice, prevent and deal with problems when they arise and recognise when further input is needed.

The session is built around the Charity Commission’s core guidance, including “The Essential Trustee”, “It’s Your Decision” “Recognising and Managing Conflicts of Interest”, and the new Governance Codes of Practice endorsed by the Commission. Topics include:

  • the importance of good management information and how to manage in times of financial stress
  • key duties and liabilities of charity trustees and recent regulatory case reports relevant to your role as a charity trustee.

All sessions are interactive and provide the opportunity for you to put your questions to expert advisors.

Date & Location

Thursday 7 November 

PwC, 
2 Glass Wharf,
Bristol, 
BS2 0FR

Timings

4.00pm - Registration
4.30pm - Start 
6.00pm - Finish

Speakers

Members of the Charity & Social Enterprise Team.

Fee

This event is free of charge.

 

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Back to School: Rights of Reverter

The recent case of Rittson-Thomas v Oxfordshire County Council underlines the challenges and necessity of specific legal expertise when dealing with property transactions in the charity, education and faith sectors. The case concerned a school moving from one site to another when rights of reverter applied. The Case serves as a reminder that the complexities involved in the nineteenth Century legislation are still just as relevant today.

Charity Training - The Essential Trustee and Governance in Practice - Bath - 29.10.2019

We have developed our introduction sessions to equip all charity senior management and trustees – new and experienced alike – with the knowledge they need to carry out their roles efficiently. Covering key Charity Commission guidance and the underlying charity law duties, the aim is to help you implement best practice, prevent and deal with problems when they arise and recognise when further input is needed.

The sessions are built around the Charity Commission’s core guidance, including “The Essential Trustee”, “It’s Your Decision” “Recognising and Managing Conflicts of Interest”, and the new Governance Codes of Practice endorsed by the Commission. You will improve your understanding of the context in which the Charity Commission and other regulators, such as the Fundraising Regulator and Information Commissioner, operate. The session considers case studies to examine best practice governance in practical settings. Topics include:

  • the evolving role of the Charity Commission and its interaction with other regulators
  • key duties and liabilities of charity trustees and recent regulatory case reports your role as a charity trustee, working with others and managing disagreement.

All sessions are interactive and provide the opportunity for you to put your questions to expert advisors.

Date & Location

Tuesday 29 October 2019 

The Bath & County Club,
Queen's Parade,
Bath,
BA1 2NJ

Timings

4.15pm: Registration and refreshments
4.30pm: Seminar starts
6.30pm: Seminar ends followed by drinks and canapés

Speakers

Members of the Charity & Social Enterprise Team.

Fee

This events costs £25.00 inc. VAT per attendee.

 

£25.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

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