Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 6
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

BERMONDSEY CENTRAL HALL METHODIST CHURCH 

Christian worship and pastoral care; drop-in centre for elderly; provision of hostel accommodation to those in need of low-cost housing; food distribution programme; Saturday Supplementary School; housing & benefits advice; Youth activities (Boys and Girls Brigade; Summer Holiday Club); project to support young mothers in the community part funded (70%) by the Methodist Church VentureFX fund.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
  • There are 13 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

Financial issues to consider:

  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended

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
31/08/23£621£547£74£0£521£48410.61280
31/08/22£500£548£-48£0£448£4359.51412
31/08/21£589£572£17£0£503£4649.71412
31/08/20*£575£526£49£0£474£4359.91410
31/08/19*£556£562£-6£0£432£3798.11450
31/08/18*£519£496£22£0£438£4009.7150
31/08/17£537£555£-18£70£427£4249.2160
31/08/16£463£494£-31£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£435£414£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£397£475£-78£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£422£462£-40£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£432£453£-21£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 1%
Liabilities/Income: 1%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 93%
Reserves/Spending: 10.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 9 months
Quick Ratio: 61.4
Asset Split ?
Established: 13 years

www.slmbermondsey.org

contact@slmbermondsey.org

02074072014

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Religious Activities
GiG Classification
  • Christian congregations
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Southwark,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - South London Mission - Covid Continuation Fund 2022
£101,940 01/04/2022
To contribute to core running costs of South London Mission, with a focus on using funds to support cost of staff and leadership team
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - South London Mission - Covid Emergency Fund
£97,000 03/03/2021
 The Foundation will contribute towards core running costs of South London Mission for the period of the grant. The Foundation will also provide Grants plus funding specifically for developing and ....more
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£5,250 08/04/2020
3
Mummies Republic: Minimise food poverty outside of the school meals provision (Covid-19)

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (13)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 13/05/2011, number: 1141912
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; AR20: 244 days late, AR19: 113 days late, AR18: 13 days late,
Main office

SOUTH LONDON MISSION
CENTRAL HALL
256 BERMONDSEY STREET
LONDON
SE1 3UJ

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 subsiduary 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.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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