Finance Score: -8
Governance Score: -7
Support Score: 5
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -3 times
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • 2 Trustees: -2
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Very static board: -5
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: -10 ?

MENTAL HEALTH NORTH EAST LIMITED 

WE AIM TO;PROMOTE JOINT WORKING AND PARTNERSHIP ACROSS THE VOLUNTARY /NOT FOR PROFIT MENTAL HEALTH SECTOR.PROMOTE BEST PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH TO ENSURE HIGH QUALITY PROVISION FOR, AND PARTNERSHIP WITH, SERVICE USERS AND CARERSSTRENGTHEN THE ROLE OF MENTAL HEALTH VCS ORGANISATIONS REGIONALLY.SUPPORT LOCALITIES AND MENTAL HEALTH VCS COALITIONS/NETWORKS ACROSS THE REGION.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 2 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be very static and has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 3 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 17 years

www.mhne.org.uk

lyn.boyd@mhne.org.uk

01914111962

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/23*£11£13£-2n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/22*£8£17£-9n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/21£29£20£10n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/20*£9£12£-2n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/19*£29£21£7n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/18£14£14£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£27£24£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£34£36£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15*£65£79£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£56£105£-49£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£160£150£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£126£170£-45£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£247£249£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10*£357£295£62£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09*£131£85£47£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£29£21£8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Sunderland,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 12 volunteers

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Replanting for a Better Future
£5,000 06/08/2020
Towards Replanting for a Better Future.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£10,000 05/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Greening the Gap Training
£10,000 20/07/2016
12
The organisation will use the funding to run a pilot project using the natural and countryside environment, to develop the skills and confidence of people with mental health issues. This will involve ....more
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Mental Health North East (North East)
£61,635 03/07/2012
Towards the core costs of this infrastructure organisation that supports third sector mental health charities in the North East.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (2)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 52-62
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 14/06/2007, number: 1119652
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/09/2005, number: 05552172
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR23: 8 days late, AR22: 244 days late, AR20: 8 days late, AR19: 3 days late, AR16: 61 days late, AR15: 32 days late, AR10: 89 days late, AR09: 26 days late, AR08: 49 days late,
Main office

MENTAL HEALTH NORTH EAST
Birtley CDC
Drum Park
DrumLane Industrial Estate
Chester-le-Street
DH2 1AE

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SUCH PURPOSES AS ARE CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN THE NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND BY:PROMOTION OF ANY GENERAL CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF RESIDENTS SUFFERING MENTAL DISTRESS WITHIN LIMITS OF THE NORTH EAST WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF AGE, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE, RELIGION, DISABILITY BY WORKING TOGETHER WITH THE MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY SECTOR AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS TO BENEFIT THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL WELL BEING OF RESIDENTS SUFFERING MENTAL DISTRESS IN AREAS WHERE THE COMPANY OPERATESSTRENGTHEN THE ROLE OF THE MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY SECTOR ON A REGIONAL BASIS VIA A CHANNEL OF INFORMATION BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS LOCAL AND CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, NHS TRUSTS, PCTS OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN THE REGIONPROMOTION OF JOINT WORKING AND PARTNERSHIPS ACROSS THE MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY/NOT FOR PROFIT SECTORBRINGING TOGETHER REPRESENTATIVES OF MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS, STATUTORY AUTHORITIES AND OTHER AGENCIES IN THE REGION TO IDENTIFY THE FUNDING AND POLICY NEEDS OF MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONSPROMOTION OF BEST PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH TO ENSURE HIGH QUALITY PROVISION FOR, AND PARTNERSHIP WITH SERVICE USERS AND CARERS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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