Grace Baptist Trust Corporation

Grace Baptist Trust Corporation

Serving Churches Throughout the United Kingdom

News 2014

Churches and Trust Law

12 DECEMBER 2014

Some church officers may find the relationship between the various trusts that relate to their the church and their building/s confusing. We have endeavoured to summarise the matter as simply as possible in this Fact Sheet.

Health & Safety Manual

21 AUGUST 2014

An updated version of the Health & Safety Manual (abridged) is now available to download from our Resources page

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

8 JULY 2014

See our Resources page for guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the implications for religious organisations of 'The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013'.

Status of Pastors under Employment Law and PAYE

19 JUNE 2014

See the Resources page for our recently updated Fact Sheet on the Status of Pastors under Employment Law and PAYE.

Expenses and Benefits - Updated

13 MAY 2014

Visit our Resources page for an up to date Fact Sheet on Expenses and Benefits. It includes the current National Wage Minimum rates, as well as links to useful guidance booklets from HMRC.

Churches Helped - 2013

28 APRIL 2014

Our Churches Helped page now includes a section on some of the churches we were able to assist during 2013.

Accounts 2013

1 APRIL 2014

Our Annual Accounts for 2013 are available to view here.

Churches as Charities - Update February 2014

21 FEBRUARY 2014

See our Resources page for a Fact Sheet on the latest advice from the Cabinet Office on the Excepting Regulations for churches registering as charities.

Copyright & Websites - Update

11 FEBRUARY 2014

In July 2013, with the kind permission of The Churches' Legislation Advisory Service (CLAS), we reproduced their Fact Sheet on 'Copyright & Websites'. We have now updated the Fact Sheet with a useful list of websites that offer free photographic images to the general public.

Annual Meeting & Thanksgiving Service 2014

Click here for details of our 2014 Annual Meeting & Thanksgiving service.