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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Epilepsy Society

  • Income

    £17.2M

  • Spending

    £17.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 206186 Company no. 492761

Contact details

Public address

  • National Society For Epilepsy, Chesham Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 0RJ

Aims & activities

To enhance the quality of life of people affected by epilepsy by promoting public awareness and education, by undertaking research and by delivering specialist medical care and support services.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Accommodation/housing

Who the charity helps

  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

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

Income and Endowments:

£17.2M

Expenditure:

£17.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £46.1M Own use assets
  • £2.6M Long term investments
  • £-10.5M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £10.3M Other assets
  • £3.5M 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

87%
12%
1%

Charitable objects

(A) TO PROVIDE BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY FOR THE MAINTENANCE, CARE, TREATMENT, EDUCATION, OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING, OCCUPATION AND EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY AND, TO THE EXTENT THAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE AFTER GIVING PRIORITY TO THE FOREGOING, FOR PEOPLE WITH OTHER PHYSICAL OR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS OR HANDICAPS. (B) TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR RECREATION, BOTH INDOOR AND OUTDOOR, INCLUDING PLAYING FIELDS, LAWNS, BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES AND ALL NECESSARY EQUIPMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY AND, TO THE EXTENT THAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE AFTER GIVING PRIORITY TO THE FOREGOING, FOR PEOPLE WITH OTHER PHYSICAL OR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS OR HANDICAPS. (C) TO PROVIDE BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY BY ANY LAWFUL METHOD AS THE SOCIETY MAY CONSIDER PROPER SUPPORT, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY, THEIR FAMILIES, CARERS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND BRANCHES AND OTHER PEOPLE INTERESTED IN THE CONDITION. (D) TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH INTO THE CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF EPILEPSY. (E) TO CARRY ON AND EXTEND AND DEVELOP THE CHARITABLE WORK PREVIOUSLY CARRIED ON BY THE UNINCORPORATED SOCIETY KNOWN AS THE NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EPILEPSY (WHICH UNINCORPORATED SOCIETY IS HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “THE UNINCORPORATED SOCIETY”) AT THE CHALFONT CENTRE FOR EPILEPSY AT CHALFONT ST. PETER, GERRARDS CROSS, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, SL9 0RJ.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 15/03/1951 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27/10/1978 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 30/09/1993 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 28/09/2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 01/09/2005 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 31/07/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 28 MAR 2018

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Epilepsy Society

Other Regulators

Care Quality Commission

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 13 Trustees
  • 334 Employees
  • 40 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Deborah Wheeler None on record
Professor Andrew George None on record
Richard Andrew Murley Crisis Uk Up-to-date
Macmillan Cancer Support Up-to-date
Catherine Alcock Dl South Darley And Winster Pre School Playgroup Up-to-date
Adrian Waddingham None on record
Christopher Blue None on record
Peter James Goodfellow None on record
Dr James Hagan None on record
Peter Worthington (Chair) None on record
Andrew Farrell Medical Foundation For The Care Of Victims Of Torture Up-to-date
Michael Stone None on record
Stephen Kevin Smith None on record
Madani Sow None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales