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Data for financial year ending 30 April 2019

The Back-Up Trust

  • Income

    £1.8M

  • Spending

    £1.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1072216 Company no. 3596996

Contact details

Public address

  • 4, Knightley Walk, London, SW181GZ

Aims & activities

Back Up is a national charity that has helped thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds rebuild their confidence and independence following a devastating spinal cord injury (SCI). Our rehabilitative services are run by people with SCI. We believe SCI should not prevent anyone from fulfilling their potential. Our services inspire people to look forward to a more positive future.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • Amateur sport

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.8M

* £-0.2K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £15.3K Own use assets
  • £121.7K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £718.9K Other assets
  • £197.5K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

91%
66%
6%

Charitable objects

The objects of the Company are in relation to persons affected by spinal cord injury or related non-congenital diseases or injuries, the relief of those diseases or injuries and the promotion of the welfare of persons with them in any manner which is now or may hereafter be deemed to be charitable as the Trustees shall from time to time determine and in particular through provision of targeted services that: (a) further rehabilitate and encourage independence of such individuals; (b) promote their reintegration within society; (c) promote education and awareness within society of issues relevant to spinal cord injury or related non-congenital diseases or injuries; (d) support family members regarding their emotional health and welfare needs which arise from the spinal cord disease or injury of their relative.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 13TH JULY 1998 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 29/01/09 as amended on 10 Jan 2019

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Back Up

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 35 Employees
  • 400 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Anne Luttman-Johnson Accessible Sailing Up-to-date
Richard Paul Westlake Smith Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Service Up-to-date
Dr Clair Turnbull None on record
David Fraser None on record
Mrs Jo Wright (Chair) Sherborne Old Girls' Union Bursary Fund Up-to-date
Martine Alice Petetin None on record
Ben Sneesby None on record
Helen Cooke None on record
Rebecca Clare Stevenson None on record
Thomas Roberts None on record
Paul Davidson None on record
Mona Feroz Dhanjal None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales