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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Variety The Children's Charity

  • Income

    £7.0M

  • Spending

    £7.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 209259 Company no. 509811

Contact details

Public address

  • The Variety Club Children's Charity, Variety Club House, 93 Bayham Street, London, NW1 0AG

Aims & activities

(1) promote and provide for the care and upbringing of sick, disabled and disadvantaged children within the UK (2) advancement of education and the relief of financial need of children within the UK (3) provision of facilities for recreation and leisure time occupation for children in the interests of their social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for such children

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Disability

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£7.0M

Expenditure:

£7.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £1.8M Own use assets
  • £665.8K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.1M Other assets
  • £1.7M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

99%
49%
0%

Charitable objects

1. TO PROMOTE AND PROVIDE FOR THE CARE AND UPBRINGING OF SICK, DISABLED AND DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN WITHIN THE UNITED KINGDOM; 2. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL NEED OF CHILDREN WITHIN THE UNITED KINGDOM; 3. TO UNDERTAKE AND TO ASSIST OTHERS TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH INTO ANY ILLNESS OR AFFLICTION AFFECTING CHILDREN WHICH WILL ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE AND TO PUBLISH THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH; 4. THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR CHILDREN IN THE INTERESTS OF THEIR SOCIAL WELFARE WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR SUCH CHILDREN

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 16/07/1952 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 14/10/1981 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/03/1987 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/11/1995 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 14/11/1997 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 18/03/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 21/04/2009 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 28/05/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 13 DEC 2017

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Variety Club

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. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 17 Trustees
  • 45 Employees
  • 360 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Stanley Anthony Salter The Ofengenden Trust Up-to-date
Anthony Leonard Harris None on record
Pamela Sinclair (Chair) None on record
Ronald Nathan None on record
Trevor Green The Film And Television Charity Up-to-date
Professor Jonathan Shalit Obe Intertalent Louder Foundation Ltd Up-to-date
Mobo Trust Up-to-date
Laurence Howard Davis Millfield Foundation Up-to-date
Malcolm Brenner None on record
Jason Grant Rees Lewis None on record
Ronald Neil Sinclair None on record
Nicholas Simon Shattock None on record
William James Sangster None on record
Tushar Pradhu None on record
James Oliver Martin None on record
Jonathan Gold None on record
Dilaram Williamson None on record
Harold Peter Tillman None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales