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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

British Association For Counselling And Psychotherapy

  • Income

    £8.4M

  • Spending

    £8.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 298361 Company no. 2175320

Contact details

Public address

  • British Association For Counselling, 15 St. Johns Business Park, Lutterworth, LE17 4HB

Aims & activities

To promote & provide education & training for counsellors &/or psychotherapists working in either professional or voluntary settings, to raise the standards of counselling/psychotherapy for the benefit of the community. To educate the public in the part that counselling/psychotherapy can play in society.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£8.4M

* £-24.6K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£8.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £1.8M Own use assets
  • £2.0M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.7M Other assets
  • £2.9M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

97%
2%
2%

Charitable objects

(I) TO PROMOTE AND PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR COUNSELLORS AND/OR PSYCHOTHERAPISTS WORKING IN EITHER PROFESSIONAL OR VOLUNTARY SETTINGS WHETHER FULL OR PART TIME WITH A VIEW TO RAISING THE STANDARDS OF THE COUNSELLING PROFESSIONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY AND IN PARTICULAR FOR THOSE WHO ARE THE RECIPIENTS OF COUNSELLING AND/OR PSYCHOTHERAPY. (II) TO INFORM AND EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTION THAT THE COUNSELLING PROFESSIONS CAN MAKE GENERALLY AND PARTICULARLY IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF THOSE WHOSE PARTICIPATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN SOCIETY IS IMPAIRED BY PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH NEEDS OR DISABILITY

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 18/10/1987 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 10/09/1993 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 17/09/1999 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 07/09/2000 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 29/09/2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 12/10/2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 18/09/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/11/2010 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 17/11/2012 AS REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 03/12/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 21/11/2014 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 07 JAN 2017

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 106 Employees
  • 237 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dr Caryl Helen Sibbett None on record
Dr Mhairi Jane Thurston None on record
Dr Andrew Ronald Reeves (Chair) None on record
Vanessa Stirum Home-Start Kirklees Up-to-date
Myira Khan None on record
Natalie Fiona Bailey None on record
Andrew Kinder None on record
Una Cavanagh None on record
Moira Ramsay Sibbald None on record
Valerie Fay Elliott None on record
Dr Julie Marie May None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland