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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Advising Communities

  • Income

    £1.3M

  • Spending

    £1.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1061055 Company no. 3316471

Contact details

Public address

  • Advising Communities, 6-8 Westmoreland Road, London, SE17 2AX

Aims & activities

Advising Communities is the legal advice, support and education charity for individuals in need and the essential organisations that support them in their communities. Working strategically across communities we work in partnership with national and local charities, infrastructure and public bodies to improve the life chances of local residents and support the community organisation therein.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.3M

Expenditure:

£1.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £146.3K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £133.7K Other assets
  • £189.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

99%
99%
1%

Charitable objects

1. THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL NEED BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, EDUCATION AND SUPPORT FOR SUCH PEOPLE WHO WOULD NOT OTHERWISE BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SUCH SERVICES THROUGH LACK OF MEANS PARTICULARLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGHOUT THE UK. 2. TO PROMOTE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE VOLUNTARY, COMMUNITY AND CHARITY SECTORS THROUGH PROMOTING GOOD PRACTICE AND PARTNERSHIPS 3. TO PROMOTE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF CHARITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS, COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN THE DIRECT FURTHERANCE OF THEIR OBJECTS BY THE PROVISIONS OF INFORMATION, ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE IN THE ESTABLISHMENT, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH ORGANISATIONS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 11/02/1997 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 18/11/2014 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 05/01/2015 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 13 MAY 2017

Area of benefit

Particularly But Not Exclusively Throughout The Uk.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Financial Conduct Authority

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 5 Trustees
  • 31 Employees
  • 85 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Chris Snow (Chair) None on record
Denise Owusu-Ansah None on record
Emma Willing None on record
Susan Underhill None on record
Teresa Lau None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales