Extract from the Scottish Charity Register

UK Biobank Ltd, SC039230
Registered charity from 05-02-2008
Charity Details
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Address: Units 1&2 Spectrum Way
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This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied
Postcode: SK3 0SA
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Is this the Principal Office or a Charity Trustee’s address: Principal Office
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The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.
Website: www.ukbiobank.ac.uk
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Current status of the charity
Charity status: Active
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Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation.
Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
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This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is
Geographical Spread: Scotland and other parts of the UK
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This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating
Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
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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 advancement of education,The advancement of health
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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: No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
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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 carries out activities or services itself
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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: The objects for which the Company is established are to protect, preserve and advance all or any aspects of the health and welfare of human beings and to advance and promote knowledge and education by engaging in, encouraging and supporting: (i) investigations into the separate and combined effects of genetic, environmental (including lifestyle, physiological and environmental exposures) and other factors on human health and welfare and on the risk and causation of diseases in the human population; (ii) the establishment, holding, operation, management, promotion, support, expansion, improvement and safeguarding of a collection of biomedical, biochemical, epidemiological, genetic and other data and blood and other biological and biochemical samples obtained and developed through, for the purpose of andlor in connection with some or all of the investigations referred to in paragraph (i) and pertaining to a cohort of human Participants (Data and Samples), for use in a research, knowledge and information resource provisionally known as the UK Biobank (the Resource); (iii) research into biological and medical sciences and other disciplines which may contribute to the improvement of human health and welfare (the Biosciences); (iv) the discovery, invention, improvement, development and application of treatments, cures, diagnostics and other medicinal agents, methods and processes that may in any way relieve illness, disease, disability or disorders of whatever nature in human beings; and (v) the study and understanding of any of the Biosciences.

Income / Expenditure totals

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.
Charity Accounts
The charity has indicated that they publish annual accounts on their website and that the accounts for 30 Sep 2013 are available for you to view online https://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk

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If you experience a technical issue with the above link, you should contact the charity direct.
Annual Return Submission History
Mailing Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
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The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested
Year End
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The gross income for the period
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The date OSCR sent the return to the charity
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The date the return was validated by OSCR
2009 30-09-2009 £20,388,476.00 £0.00 26-10-2009 10-02-2010 26-02-2010 No
2010 30-09-2010 £8,612,957.00 £0.00 12-10-2010 28-06-2011 20-09-2011 No
2011 30-09-2011 £6,101,158.00 £4,157,989.00 16-11-2011 15-08-2012 11-09-2012 Yes
2012 30-09-2012 £4,908,651.00 £5,383,383.00 01-10-2012 05-03-2013 08-03-2013 No
2013 30-09-2013 30-09-2013 No
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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