Academy trustees: legal obligationsAs an academy trustee, you have legal duties as a charity trustee and a company director. Be clear on what they are, and where you can go for legal advice, so you're compliant.
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 recruit trusteesWork through this step-by-step process to recruit trustees. It covers identifying your needs, advertising the role, screening candidates and making the appointment.
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 and you should review it annually. Follow our tips on what to include and what to consider when writing or reviewing your scheme. Learn how other trusts have written theirs.
Model articles of association: 2021 update summaryThe articles have been updated with some changes to be aware of. However, you'll only need to adopt them when the time comes to update your own articles of association. Get up to speed on what's changed.
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.