The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known By: Comic Relief
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: Comic Relief
89 Albert Embankment
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: SE1 7TP
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.comicrelief.com
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 08 May 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: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
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 prevention or relief of poverty,The advancement of education,The advancement of citizenship or community development,The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended,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: Other charities / voluntary bodies
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.
(i) the relief of poverty;
(ii) the advancement of education by means of the encouragement of the arts for the public benefit;
(iii) the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupations in the interests of social welfare provided that such facilities are for the public benefit and
(lv) the promotion of any other charitable purpose for the benefit of the public
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 Cycle||Financial Year||Annual Return|
|The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year End||The gross income for the period.Income||Expenditure||The date OSCR sent the return to the charity.Issued||Received||The date the return was validated by OSCR.Checked||Overdue / Late|
|2010||31 Jul 2010||£72,190,000||£0||22 Sep 2010||09 Mar 2011||07 Nov 2011||No|
|2011||31 Jul 2011||£121,510,888||£0||09 Sep 2011||13 Apr 2012||08 May 2012||No|
|2012||31 Jul 2012||£89,465,000||£104,308,000||31 Jul 2012||10 Jun 2013||11 Jun 2013||Yes|
|2013||31 Jul 2013||£114,166,636||£126,434,005||31 Jul 2013||28 Apr 2014||08 May 2014||No|
|2014||31 Jul 2014||31 Jul 2014||No|
The charity has indicated that they publish annual accounts on their website and that the accounts for 31 Jul 2013 are available for you to view online.
Charity Accounts Link: http://http://www.comicrelief.com/about-us/how-we-operate/accounts
OSCR accepts no responsibility for the functionality, accuracy or content of external websites.
If you experience a technical issue with the above link, you should contact the charity direct.
Charity Accounts and Constitutions
OSCR does not publish this information on the website. The public have the right to the following information under s.23 (1) (a) and (b) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 from the charity directly:
- a copy of the charity's latest statement of account
- a copy of the charity's constitution.
Please contact the charity directly to request this information.
Details of charity trustees
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