Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 0
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • No supporters identified
Overall GiG Score: -2 ?

PURLEY CIRCUIT OF THE METHODIST CHURCH 

The Purley Circuit co-ordinates and supports the activity of 5 Methodist Churches and 1 Local Ecumenical Partnership (with the United Reformed Church). These run over the southern part of the Borough of Croydon, include one church in the borough of Sutton (but only just so) and 2 churches in the Tandridge District of Surrey. Each of these churches devise their own programme of activities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity and another benefit
  • There are 31 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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
31/08/22£159£186£-27n/an/an/an/an/a16
31/08/21£175£179£-4n/an/an/an/an/a1
31/08/20£174£151£23n/an/an/an/an/a1
31/08/19£164£187£-23n/an/an/an/an/a1
31/08/18£167£172£-5£0£0£0n/a01
31/08/17£169£192£-23£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£156£164£-8£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£147£180£-33£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£144£146£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£173£148£26£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£149£168£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/11£147£145£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/10£151£149£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 14 years

https://www.purleymethodist.co.uk

purleycircuit@btconnect.com

02086577947

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Religious Activities
GiG Classification
  • Christian religious associations
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Where it operates
  • Croydon, Surrey, Sutton,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (31)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 29/31 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 11/02/2010, number: 1134261
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

Sanderstead Methodist Church
Limpsfield Road
South Croydon
CR2 9EF

Objectives

THE PURPOSES OF THE METHODIST CHURCH ARE AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN SINCE THE DATE OF UNION THE ADVANCEMENT OF -(A) THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DOCTRINAL STANDARDS AND THE DISCIPLINE OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(B) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CONNEXIONAL, DISTRICT, CIRCUIT, LOCAL OR OTHER ORGANISATION OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(C) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY SOCIETY OR INSTITUTION SUBSIDIARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH;(D) ANY PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CHARITY BEING A CHARITY SUBSIDIARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase
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