Information on charity trustee remuneration and the conditions for remuneration.
The 2005 Act states that remuneration of charity trustees may be any direct or indirect payment or benefit, including a benefit in kind. It can be for:
Charity trustees must act in the interest of their charity and any personal benefit, whether direct or indirect, must be treated with caution. Section 67 of the 2005 Act states that a charity trustee must not be remunerated from charity assets unless certain conditions are met.
The conditions which allow remuneration are:
There are some exceptions to meeting the above remuneration conditions. Further information on these exceptions is available from our Guidance and Good Practice for Charity Trustees.