- i. Ensure that the charity complies with charity law, and with the requirements of the Charity Commission as regulator; in particular ensure that the charity prepares reports on what it has achieved and Annual Returns and accounts as required by law.
- ii. Ensure that the charity does not breach any of the requirements or rules set out in its governing document and that it remains true to the charitable purpose and objects set out there.
- iii. Comply with the requirements of other legislation and other regulators (if any) which govern the activities of the charity.
- iv. Act with integrity, and avoid any personal conflicts of interest or misuse of charity funds or assets.
- i. Ensure that the charity is and will remain solvent.
- ii. Use charitable funds and assets reasonably, and only in furtherance of the charity’s objects.
- iii. Avoid undertaking activities that might place the charity’s endowment, funds, assets or reputation at undue risk.
- iv. Take special care when investing the funds of the charity, or borrowing funds for the charity to use.
- i. Use reasonable care and skill in their work as trustees, using their personal skills and experience as needed to ensure that the charity is well-run and efficient.
- ii. Consider getting external professional advice on all matters where there may be material risk to the charity, or where the trustees may be in breach of their duties.
- i. notice is given to the Board in writing at least 90 days prior to the resignation taking effect;
- ii. at least two trustee-directors remain in office when the notice of resignation takes effect.
- iii. ceases to be a director by virtue of any provision in the Companies Act or is prohibited by law from being a director;
- iv. is disqualified from being a trustee by virtue of section 72 of the Charities Act;
- v. ceases to be a member of the Charity;
- vi. becomes incapable by reason of mental disorder, illness or injury of managing his or her own affairs;
- vii. is not reelected as a trustee-director by the Board at an annual general meeting;
- is absent, without permission of the Board, for all meetings held within a period of six consecutive months and the trustee-directors resolve that his or her office be vacated.
 CC3 – The Essential Trustee: What you need to know – see http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/Publications/cc3.aspx
 National Council for Voluntary Organisations; see http://www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/advice-support/trustee-governance/trustees/responsibilities-duties
 See also Paragraph 9viii.
 This is a requirement as set out in the Articles of Association, section 9(2).
 Trustee-directors must be over 18 years old and not having been disqualified as company directors, and/or been convicted of an offence involving dishonesty or deception. In some cases, people beneficiaries may also be ineligible.
 Articles of Association, Section 31(6)