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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom

  • Income

    £4.0M

  • Spending

    £4.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1155893 Company no. RC000865

Contact details

Public address

  • Marine Biological Association, The Laboratory, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, United Kingdom, PL1 2PB

Aims & activities

To disseminate knowledge, of the seas and marine life, including the use of marine and other organisms for basic biosciences for the benefit of the public (where biosciences means marine biology in its widest sense).

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£4.0M

* £-0.1M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.6M Own use assets
  • £13.4M Long term investments
  • £267.3K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.3M Other assets
  • £1.3M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

102%
95%
0%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE COMPANY IS HEREBY CONSTITUTED ARE TO PROMOTE THE INVESTIGATION, AND TO DISSEMINATE KNOWLEDGE, OF THE SEAS AND MARINE LIFE, INCLUDING THE USE OF MARINE AND OTHER ORGANISMS FOR BASIC BIOSCIENCES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC (WHERE BIOSCIENCES MEANS MARINE BIOLOGY IN ITS WIDEST SENSE).

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 26/07/2013

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 14 Trustees
  • 50 Employees
  • 77 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Robert John Mills The Exeter Diocesan Board Of Finance Up-to-date
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Christopher Leslie John Frid The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Philip Stephen Rainbow The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Dr Jennifer Sarah Ashworth The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor John Raven The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Alison Gail Smith College Of Corpus Christi And Of The Blessed Virgin Mary In The University Of Cambridge Up-to-date
Niab Out-of-date
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Sir John Beddington Frs Rothamsted Research Limited Up-to-date
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
The Zoological Society Of London Up-to-date
Richard Coombs Plymouth Arts Centre Up-to-date
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Michael Whitaker The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Stuart Rogers The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Rory Wilson The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Judith Petts The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Paul J B Hart The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date
Professor Patrick Michael Holligan The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation For Ocean Science Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Devon
  • Plymouth City