Model articles of association: 2021 update summary
The 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 or if you're setting up a trust. Get up to speed on what's changed.
Download the new model here. You can find a summary of the changes on pages 4 to 6.
You don't need to update your articles
There's no need to update your articles every time the DfE issues a new model version. Bill Dennison, one of our associate governance experts, told us this.
However, use the new model if you:
This is explained in 'What's new'