Academy trust AGM: attendance and agendaWe refer to the model articles of association and outline advice from our associate experts about who should attend annual general meetings (AGMs) and what the agenda should include.
Checks on trustees, members and local governorsYou must carry out specific checks on trustees, members and local governors when they join your trust, including DBS and section 128 checks. And, a newly appointed chair of trustees must complete a suitability check with the ESFA. Find out the checks you need to make across different roles.
How to embed your scheme of delegationMake sure your scheme of delegation works in practice and helps staff, trustees and local governors achieve your trust's objectives. Follow our tips to make sure your scheme keeps pace with changes across your trust and is applied effectively.
How to write your scheme of delegationYou're required to have a scheme of delegation that shows who does what in your trust's governance structure. Follow our tips on what to include and what to consider when writing or reviewing your scheme. Learn how other trusts have written theirs.
Legal responsibilities of trustees in a MATYou should understand the required duties of trustees in your MAT. Read through this article for help with understanding their responsibilities under charity law and company law, as well as other pieces of legislation.
Register of people with significant controlYou must have a register of people with significant control. Understand the requirements, see who counts as being a person with significant control and use our template register to help you stay compliant.