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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Carers In Bedfordshire

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £1.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1135507 Company no. 7140432

Contact details

Public address

  • Suite K, Sandland Court, Pilgrim Centre, Brickhill Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PZ

Aims & activities

The charity aims to prevent today's carers of any age living in Bedfordshire from becoming tomorrow's cared for by providing practical help, advice, assistance, advocacy, information, group and individual support to people caring, or who have cared for, unpaid, others who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

Expenditure:

£1.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £5.4K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £563.8K Other assets
  • £137.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

94%
99%
6%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (THE “OBJECTS”) ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, THE RELIEF OF THOSE IN NEED BY REASON OF AGE, ILL HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE PARTICULARLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH THE PROVISION OF PRACTICAL HELP, ADVICE, ASSISTANCE, ADVOCACY, INFORMATION AND OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES TO CARERS OR THOSE PERSONS FOR WHOM THEY ARE CARING, WHO PRIMARILY, BUT NOT NECESSARILY, LIVE IN, OR ARE REGISTERED WITH A GENERAL PRACTICE, IN BEDFORDSHIRE. A “CARER” IS ANYONE WHO CARES, USUALLY UNPAID, FOR A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER WHO DUE TO ILLNESS, DISABILITY, A MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEM OR AN ADDICTION CANNOT COPE WITHOUT THEIR SUPPORT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 29 JAN 2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 07 DEC 2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 25 NOV 2016

Area of benefit

Undefined. In Practice, Local.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 7 Trustees
  • 26 Employees
  • 122 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Barry Wootton None on record
Jim Rose None on record
Emma Wilkinson (Chair) None on record
Graham Mills None on record
Stephen Melville Peacey None on record
Keith Charles Lee None on record
Sue Janet Lowe None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bedford
  • Central Bedfordshire
  • Luton