Administration

2021 EGM

The  Board have called an EGM  to be held online by ZOOM on Friday 26th November 2021 at 20:00 (meeting link to be issued by e-mail nearer the time). The Board will ask members to approve the 20/21 Accounts, prior to filing them with Companies House. The Accounts will be made available by e-mail and on this page before the meeting. There will also be an update provided on what progress we have made in respect to our tax position.

Should any member wish to nominate a proxy to vote for them please send the instruction in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to a Board member before midnight on Thursday November 25th. Any such instructions must contain the name and address of the member appointing the proxy and confirmation that it is in respect of this EGM.

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2021 AGM

The  2021 AGM will be held online by ZOOM on Friday 29 October at 20:00. The Board will take this opportunity to present members with the Accounts, and an update on the progress made in closing down the Foundation. No other motions are anticipated.

Should any member wish to raise a motion for the meeting please send it in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to a Board Member before midnight on Friday October 1st. Any such motion will need to be supported by a second member to meet the 5% criterion set out in the Articles.

Should any member wish to nominate a proxy to vote for them please send the instruction in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to a Board member before midnight on Tuesday October 26th. Any such instructions must contain the name and address of the member appointing the proxy and confirmation that it is in respect of this AGM.

UPDATE 13/10/21: No member's resolutions have been received. The agenda for the AGM, and the annual report for 20-21 have been added to the bottom of this page.

UPDATE 2/11/21: AGM minutes have been added to the bottom of this page.

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2020 AGM

At the  2020 AGM, held on  Friday 13 November at 20:00, the resolution to amend the Articles was passed (the new version is shown below), and the resolution to wind up the Company was defeated. Alex Rix and Pat Ridley were elected to the Board, where they join Toby Manning and Colin Williams (both nominated by the BGA). Please see Newsletter 5 (below) for more details.

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Articles of Association

Our Articles of Association (as amended in November 2020) can be seen in the File Attachment below.

Newsletters

The Foundation produces an occasional Newsletter.

  • The first one was dated March 2019
  • The second Newsletter is dated December 2019.
  • The third is dated July 2020.
  • The fourth was a letter prior to the EGM in September to ask for Members' permission to go ahead with negotiating the purchase of the ex-Salvation Army Citadel.
  • The fifth was at Christmas 2020, and announced the successful purchase of the London Mind Sports Centre, and included a report from the AGM held in November.

Please see file links below.

Annual Report

  • The 2015 Annual Report, covering the period of time from the Foundation's incorporation until 31 December 2015,is available below
  • The 2016 Annual Report, is available below, covering the 12 months of 2016
  • The 2017/8 Annual Report is available below, covering the 18 months from  January 2017 until  June 2018
  • The 2018/9 Annual Report is available below. This covers the 12 months from April 2018 until March 2019. There is therefore some overlap with the 2017/8 Annual Report, but has been done in order to bring the Annual Report timetable into line with the tax year.
  • The 2019/20 Annual Report is available below, covering the 12 months from April 2019 until  March 2020.

As explained in the Annual Report, a separate set of accounts ("Statutory Accounts") has been professionally prepared to meet the requirements of HMRC, and these are also given below, together with a document reconciling the two sets of accounts for 2018/19.