ActionAid UK Trustees report and accounts 2013
Trustees Report for the year ending 31 December 2013.
The trustees present their statutory report with the financial statements of ActionAid for the year 2013. The trustees’ report has been prepared in compliance with the Charities Act 2011 and is also a directors’ report as required by Section 415 of the Companies Act 2006.
Financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the accounting policies and comply with the charitable company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association, applicable laws and requirements of Accounting and Reporting by Charities: Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP 2005).
ActionAid is a UK registered charity and also a company, limited by guarantee. We are governed by a board of trustees who are also considered directors under company law.
The trustees have taken note of the Charity Commission’s guidance on public bene t. ActionAid has made grants to ActionAid International to assist country programmes deliver against our ambitious strategy and strengthen our global federation. We also undertake activities in the UK in pursuit of our global mission. Please refer to note 6 to the accounts for the detail. Our global objectives and examples of what we have achieved across the federation are provided in the ‘Delivering on our Global Mission’ section.