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  • Academy trust AGM: attendance and agenda We 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 governors You must carry out specific checks on trustees, members and local governors when they join your trust, including DBS and section 128 checks. Find out the details of the specific checks you need to make across different roles.
  • Disqualification of trustees and local governors Learn what criteria determine the eligibility of trustees and local governors to hold office, and use our checklist when assessing new candidates.
  • Legal responsibilities of trustees in a MAT You 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.