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The Wise Group , SC004089
Registered charity from 19 May 2000
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address72 Charlotte Street
Glasgow
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeG1 5DW
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.Is the supplied address a principal office or a trustee address?Principal Office
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.thewisegroup.co.uk
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies Househttps://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
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. Object:
2 The company's objects are: 2.1 To relieve unemployment, and in particular (a) by providing coaching, mentoring and other support to people who are unemployed, to assist them in identifying their needs, strengths and aspirations, in gaining access to specialist support and/or vocational activities, and in developing their personal capability to enter the labour market; (b) by working with employers to facilitate the creation of high quality work experience and/or employment opportunities for people who are unemployed, and to identify the requirements of employers with regard to the skills which they would expect of people taking up those opportunities, and (c) by providing ongoing support to those who have moved into paid employment to enable them to stay in work and progress in the workplace; 2.2 To advance education, and in particular by supporting people to develop and enhance their skills and qualifications to help them fulfil their potential and improve their quality of life; 2.3 To reduce re-offending, and in particular by providing mentoring and other support to people who have a history of offending, to assist them in assessing their needs, recognising and actively reducing their personal risks of re-offending, and making fundamental changes in their lives which lead to reduced offending behaviour and the ability to make a positive contribution to their families and to their local community; 2.4 To relieve the hardship associated with fuel poverty and to protect the natural environment from the damage caused by irresponsible practices regarding use of energy and disposal of waste; and in particular (a) by delivering advice and support to equip people with the knowledge and practical skills to become more energy efficient and to adopt practices which reduce the volume of waste sent to landfill and (b) by providing access to financial assistance for the installation of energy saving measures and/or more efficient heating systems; 2.5 To relieve and/or prevent poverty through the delivery of a range of programmes, activities and actions that help individuals and communities to relieve the effects of and alleviate poverty, and including (without limitation) projects directed towards financial inclusion; Maximum text reached, further full information can be obtained directly from the Charity.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 30 Mar 2021
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: Scotland and other parts of the UK
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Glasgow City
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The prevention or relief of poverty","The advancement of education","The advancement of citizenship or community development","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: "People with disabilities or health problems","People of a particular ethnic or racial origin","Other defined groups"
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.Types of activty undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Dec 2016 £13,007,173 £13,831,584 29 Sep 2017 Yes
31 Dec 2017 £13,744,626 £14,154,992 27 Aug 2018 Yes
31 Mar 2019 £17,334,097 £17,531,993 06 Jan 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2020 £12,450,682 £12,743,530 30 Mar 2021 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Mar 2021 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2021
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