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
  • 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 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.

COVID-19

Our organisational risk assessment for the safe opening of our premises can be found here. If you have any questions please contact the Head of Corporate Governance, Business Planning and Quality Assurance maria.emerson-smith@depaulcharity.org.uk

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:

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

Depaul UK Strategic Plan 2020

 

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