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Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Governance

DEPAUL’S LEGAL STRUCTURE

Depaul UK is a subsidiary of Depaul International, a group of charities working to support homeless and marginalised people around the world.

Depaul UK Registered Office is: Sherborne House, 34 Decima Street, London, SE1 4QQ

Depaul UK is;

  • A Charity – registered with the Charity Commission Number: 802384
  • Company Limited by Guarantee Number 02440093 Registered in England and Wales with Companies House and not having share capital.
     

Depaul Housing Services a subsidiary of Depaul UK.

Depaul Housing Services is;

  • Registered Provider – registered with the Regulator of Social Housing Number: 4792
  • A Charity - registered with the Charity Commission Number: 1155073
  • Company Limited by Guarantee Number 08561164 Registered in England and Wales with Companies House and not having share capital.


DEPAUL HOUSING SERVICES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The operations of Depaul Housing Services are controlled under the direction of the Board of Depaul Housing Services, within the regulatory framework set by the Regulator of Social Housing – The Regulatory Framework for Social Housing in England (April 2015), Charity Commission and Companies Act.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES

The Council of Trustees' responsibilities are active and include the responsibility of regularly evaluating the strategic direction of the charity, its management policies and the effectiveness with which the management team implements them.

Details of the Council of Trustees can be found here.

The Council of Trustees and each of the Council’s four Committees to assist in its duties. These are:

- the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee

- the Services, Property and Development Committee 

- the Fundraising and Communications Committee

- the People and Organisational Development Committee
 

The Council of Trustees may also establish ad hoc Committees for detailed reviews or consideration of particular theme to be proposed for the approval of the Board.

AUDITORS

Depaul UK’s independent auditors are appointed by the Council of Trustees on an annual basis. The appointment of auditors is based upon an evaluation of the qualifications and independence of the auditor to be proposed for election or re-election and on an annual basis. The current auditor for Depaul UK is Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP.

ANNUAL IMPACT REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

Download and read our 2018 Impact Report and Audited Accounts below.

 

CONTACT

For any matters in relation to our Governance arrangements, please contact:

Maria Emerson-Smith, Head of Corporate Governance, Business Planning and Quality Assurance at maria.emerson-smith@depaulcharity.org.uk

 

Or our Company Secretaries:

Judith Rowland-Hill, Executive Director of Finance, IT and Organisational Performance and Company Secretary of Depaul UK judith.rowland-hill@depaulcharity.org.uk

Orane Lewis, Financial Controller and Company Secretary of Depaul Housing Services orane.lewis@depaulcharity.org.uk

  • Impact Report 2018

    Depaul UK's Impact Report 2018

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  • Annual Report 2018

    Depaul UK's Annual Report 2018

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