Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 5
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 1 ?

LET'S CONNECT (ENG) LTD 

Let's Connect objectives are:Establishing client's goals and strengths. The resulting treatment plan may include:Talking therapy;Practical help;Supporting engagement in social activities;Physical activity;Workshops to (i) address conditions such as depression (ii) teach relaxation skills Courses designed to build confidence to enter education, volunteering or employment
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 16 years

https://www.letsconnect-eng.co.uk/

information@letsconnect-eng.co.uk

01429269303

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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£632£712£-80£0£244£2504.2255
31/03/22£455£559£-104n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/21£485£483£2n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/20£1,519£1,574£-55£0£426£39635215
31/03/19£1,620£1,695£-75£0£481£4543.2585
31/03/18*£1,640£1,598£42£0£556£5053.8570
31/03/17£1,517£1,470£47£0£514£5144.2520
31/03/16*£1,275£1,263£12£0£468£4424.2560
31/03/15£1,139£1,053£86£0£456£3724.2440
31/03/14£957£877£81£0£370£3104.2320
31/03/13£727£745£-18£0£290£2674.3310
31/03/12£882£1,059£-177£0£307£2432.8420
31/03/11*£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/10£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
30/03/09£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 22%
Liabilities/Income: 11%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 102%
Reserves/Spending: 4.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4 months
Quick Ratio: 4.1
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 25 employees
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham, Hartlepool, Stockton-on-tees,

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
National Lottery Community Fund - Let's Connect Too
£195,000 17/11/2021
36
The project will use the funding over three years to continue building a mental health safety project for the most vulnerable and highest risk people and communities living and working in Hartlepool. ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Keep Connecting
£22,365 16/12/2020
Keep Connecting
National Lottery Community Fund - COVID-19 Mental Health Safety Net
£71,400 26/05/2020
6
The funding will provide an extensive mental health safety net for the most vulnerable and highest risk living & working in Hartlepool throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Hartlepool and East Durham Mind
£17,100 27/09/2013
This Branch of MIND works across the Borough of Hartlepool and the Eastern part of County Durham supporting people with Mental Health problems.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees:
  • IAN CAWLEY Appointed: 2021, Occupation: General Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/09/2008, number: 1125924
  • Registered at Companies House on 13/02/2008, number: 06502878
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • 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
15 returns made; AR18: 1 days late, AR16: 0 days late, AR11: 2 days late,
Main office

Lets Connect (England) Ltd
1 Tees Street
HARTLEPOOL
Cleveland
TS24 8HB

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE PRESERVATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND TO ASSIST IN RELIEVING AND REHABILITATING PERSONS SUFFERING FROM MENTAL DISORDER OR CONDITIONS OF EMOTIONAL OR MENTAL DISTRESS REQUIRING ADVICE OR TREATMENT IN HARTLEPOOL AND SURROUNDING AREAS ( EXCLUDING AREAS THAT ARE SERVICED BY OTHER MIND ORGANISATIONS ) THE AREA OF BENEFIT IN ASSOCIATION WITH MIND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AIMS AND OBJECTS OF MIND.

Defined Area of Benefit:

HARTLEPOOL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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