Charity Details

Age Scotland, SC010100 Registered charity from 30 September 1994
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: Causewayside House
160 Causewayside
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: EH9 1PR
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: Principal Office
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.agescotland.org.uk
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 07 Apr 2014
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Operations cover all or most of Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: Older people
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations,It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Objectives
The Objects of the Company are to promote, so far as each is a charitable purpose, the well being of older people by: 3.1.1 working to prevent or relieve poverty among older people; 3.1.2 advancing education; 3.1.3 working to prevent or relieve sickness, disease or suffering in older people (whether emotional, mental or physical); 3.1.4 promoting equality and diversity; 3.1.5 promoting the human rights of older people; 3.1.6 assisting older people in need by reason of ill-health, disability, financial hardship, or other disadvantage; 3.1.7 pursuing such other charitable purposes for the benefit of older people as the Trustees may from time to time decide and for the purposes of this clause: (1) the expression "older people" shall be interpreted by the Trustees so as to ensure that the assets of the Company are applied for charitable purposes only and in accordance with any guidance issued by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator from time to time; and (2) "charitable purpose" shall mean a charitable purpose under Section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 which is also regarded as a charitable purpose in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts.

Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.

Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year EndThe gross income for the period.IncomeExpenditureThe date OSCR sent the return to the charity.IssuedReceivedThe date the return was validated by OSCR.CheckedOverdue / Late
201031 Mar 2010£3,108,033£3,496,12908 Apr 201024 Mar 201106 May 2011Yes
201131 Mar 2011£3,488,222£3,294,71504 Apr 201124 Feb 201227 Mar 2012Yes
201231 Mar 2012£3,031,450£4,267,37110 Apr 201211 Dec 201218 Jan 2013No
201331 Mar 2013£3,956,508£4,580,93102 Apr 201305 Dec 201316 Dec 2013No
201431 Mar 201431 Mar 2014No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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