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Data for financial year ending 31 August 2017

The British Computer Society

  • Income

    £35.1M

  • Spending

    £36.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 292786

Contact details

Public address

  • Bcs, The Chartered Institute For It, First Floor, Block D, North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FA

Aims & activities

Professional Body and Learned Society to promote the study and practice of Computing and to advance knowledge and education therein worldwide for the benefit of the public.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Disability

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£35.1M

* £1.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£36.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.9M Own use assets
  • £1.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £15.8M Other assets
  • £6.6M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

104%
100%
0%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF COMPUTING AND THE ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION THEREIN FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 31 JULY 1984 AS AMENDED 15 OCTOBER 1996, 13 NOVEMBER 2003 AND 10 SEPTEMBER 2010

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Bcs
The Chartered Institute For It

Policies

Risk management
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.

  • 15 Trustees
  • 309 Employees
  • 4,500 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Tom Crick None on record
Professor James Harold Davenport Fbcs Citp None on record
Iain Donald Ker Thompson None on record
Rebecca Gay George None on record
Gillian Arnold Mbcs None on record
Chris Rees (Chair) None on record
Stephen Pattison Fbcs None on record
Alaistair Revell None on record
Dr Indranil Nath Fbcs Citp None on record
Michael Grant Fbcs None on record
Dr Ben Booth Fbcs Citp None on record
Dr Samitha De Silva None on record
Paula Miranda Clarendon None on record
Ronnie Isherwood None on record
Kevin Albert Streater None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Isle Of Man
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Northern Ireland
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Zambia