Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 11
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

TALK ED 

ABC IS A NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ORGANISATION REGISTERED IN ENGLAND, WALES AND SCOTLAND (SC045443) WITH OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN SUPPORTING PEOPLE AFFECTED BY EATING DISORDERS. ABC PROVIDES PERSONAL AND ON-GOING SUPPORT VIA ITS NATIONAL HELPLINES AND BEFRIENDING SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILIES; ADVOCATES ON BEHALF OF THOSE AFFECTED AND DELIVERS TRAINING TO PROFESSIONALS.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years 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
31/12/22£46£97£-51n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/21£78£133£-55n/an/an/an/an/a26
31/12/20£182£145£37n/an/an/an/an/a39
31/12/19*£162£159£3n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/18£192£130£62£0£0£0n/a050
31/12/17£130£127£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£138£127£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£160£125£36£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£19£0£19£0£0£0NAN00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 10 years

https://www.talk-ed.org.uk

contact@talk-ed.org.uk

03000111213

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Tudor Trust£82,000
National Lottery Community Fund£19,456
Quartet Community Foundation£15,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£15,000
Allen Lane Foundation£12,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
DCMS£9,200
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Personalised peer support for people with eating disorders
£9,956 16/06/2023
The funding will be used to cover running costs recruit and train more support staff volunteers and increase staff hours for the peer support service for people living with eating disorders. The ....more
Allen Lane Foundation - Grant to Talk ED (Formerly Anorexia and Bulimia Care)
£12,000 11/07/2022
£12,000 single grant towards core costs of this national organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders
National Lottery Community Fund - Eating Disorder Recovery Workshops
£9,500 06/08/2021
The organisation will use the funding to develop their existing services and provide workshops video calls and one to one peer support to help people in the early stages of eating disorders aid their ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Anorexia and Bulimia Care
£2,000 27/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 11/12/2020
Core funding
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,200 28/09/2020
"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
Tudor Trust - Grant to Anorexia and Bulimia Care
£80,000 09/06/2020
24
over two years as continuation funding (unrestricted) for a Bristol-based national charity supporting people with eating disorders and their families, while also working to improve health and social ....more
Quartet Community Foundation - ABC Befriending Service
£15,000 24/03/2020
11
For a Befriending Service which offers people with eating disorders weekly support for 6 months with recovery guidance, meal planning, emotional encouragement delivered by trained volunteers with ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Anorexia Bulimia Care
£15,000 04/12/2019
12
The charity supports people with eating disorders across the UK. The grant would fund a 'train the trainer' programme to deliver training to professionals to raise awareness and early intervention ....more
Quartet Community Foundation - ABC Befriending Service
£15,000 08/11/2018
13
Toward the costs of the group's adult Befriending Service.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Anorexia Bulimia Care
£14,796 25/07/2018
12
To fund a Business Development Officer role to develop online recovery courses for clients who have eating disorders and carers, and awareness training for professionals.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Anorexia and Bulimia Care
£100,000 14/06/2018
24
over two years as continuation funding towards salaries for a Bristol-based national charity supporting people with eating disorders and their families, while also working to improve health and ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 13/06/2018
Core Costs
Quartet Community Foundation - Befriending Service
£10,000 27/06/2017
5
Towards staff costs for the Volunteer Befriending Coordinator.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Anorexia and Bulimia Care
£7,000 31/03/2017
12
as a development grant towards the costs of business development support
Tudor Trust - Grant to Anorexia and Bulimia Care
£150,000 15/06/2015
36
over three years towards the CEO's salary and another new post, at this national charity supporting people with eating disorders and their families
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Anorexia Bulimia Care
£12,120 10/06/2015
12
ABC will develop an online portal to train and connect their befrienders and will gain a quality standard from the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation. This will enable them to recruit more ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Anorexia Bulimia Care
£20,000 31/07/2012
the salary of the Befriending Co-ordinator
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-58
  • VICTORIA FAGG Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Supporter Engagement Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/02/2014, number: 1155686
  • Registered at Companies House on 01/08/2013, number: 08633950
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; AR19: 6 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from BREAD COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR EATING DISORDERS on 04/03/2021
Main office

10-11
Saville Place
BRISTOL
BS8 4EJ

Objectives

TO OFFER RELIEF TO THOSE SUFFERING FROM ANOREXIA, BULIMIA OR OTHER EATING DISORDERS AND/OR THOSE WHO ASSIST AND CARE FOR SUFFERERS OF SUCH EATING DISORDERS ANYWHERE WITHIN THE UNITED KINGDOM THROUGH OFFERING ENCOURAGEMENT, ASSISTANCE, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND ADVICE TO PERSONS WHO SUFFER FROM AN EATING DISORDER AND/OR THOSE WHO CARE FOR SUFFERERS OR AN EATING DISORDER, CARRYING OUT PREVENTATIVE EDUCATION TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, CARRYING OUT RESEARCH INTO THE CAUSES OF ANOREXIA, BULIMIA AND OTHER EATING DISORDERS, INVESTIGATING POTENTIAL TREATMENT AND/OR CURES FOR EATING DISORDERS AND THE PUBLICATION OF ANY RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATIONS CARRIED OUT THROUGH OUR WORK.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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