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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Institute Of Physics

  • Income

    £65.8M

  • Spending

    £59.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 293851

Contact details

Public address

  • 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DS

Aims & activities

Implementation of various projects aimed to promote the advancement and dissemination of a knowledge and education in the science of physics, pure and applied. Communicating importance of physics to all audiences, increasing awareness of and participation in physics. Maintaining and increasing membership.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£65.8M

* £-78.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£59.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £26.3M Own use assets
  • £28.9M Long term investments
  • £-18.6M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £29.2M Other assets
  • £23.9M 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

90%
98%
10%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF A KNOWLEDGE OF AND EDUCATION IN THE SCIENCE OF PHYSICS, PURE AND APPLIED.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 30/09/1970 AS AMENDED ON 23/07/1975 AS AMENDED ON 02/12/1975 AS AMENDED ON 10/10/1977 AS AMENDED ON 12/01/1979 AS AMENDED ON 08/07/1980 AS AMENDED ON 02/11/1981 AS AMENDED ON 25/01/1985 AS AMENDED ON 11/11/1998 AS AMENDED ON 16/03/2006 AS AMENDED ON 08/09/2011

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
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.

  • 19 Trustees
  • 525 Employees
  • 1,900 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jonathan Flint None on record
Professor Julian Jones Obe The Institute Of Physics Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
Prof Dame Julia Higgins Dbe,Frs (Chair) Chemical Engineers Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
The Godolphin And Latymer School Foundation Up-to-date
Dr Jim Al-Khalili Campaign For Science And Engineering Up-to-date
Professor Sarah Thompson Mbe None on record
Neil Thomson None on record
Deborah Phelps Minstp None on record
Dr Carol Davenport None on record
Dr James Mckenzie None on record
Dr Becky Parker Mbe None on record
Dr June Mccombie Nottingham Women's Centre Limited Up-to-date
Dr Mark Telling None on record
Professor Wendy Flavell None on record
Professor Brian Fulton None on record
Professor Anne Tropper None on record
Dr Peter Van Der Burgt None on record
Dr Tariq Ali None on record
Dr David Boyce None on record
Dr Tamara Clelford None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales