Annual Return

All groups must complete the Annual Return.

Please read the guidance below and in the Group Annual Return Guidance document before completing the Annual Return

What is the RDA Group Annual Return?

  • The Annual Return is our Member census (part of the membership agreement) and every Group should take part
  • It provides an overview of the network status as a whole, and invaluable evidence and insights that inform RDA UK and National office, highlighting where support is most needed

Key dates for 23/24

  • Annual Return questions relate to the period 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024
  • The survey will close on Friday 19th July 2024

Questions & Guidance

  • The questions, and guidance on answering them, are included in the guides on the right under ‘Useful Documents’
  • We recommend you read this before competing your Annual Return

Accessing the Annual Return

  • Your Group contact will be emailed an individual survey link
  • This is unique to your Group

How to approach the survey

Help & Support

Please contact Group Support (details on the right) for:

  • questions on the process
  • if you cannot find your survey link
  • if you have submitted your completed Annual Return and wish to make changes


Tool for 2023/24 Data Collection

  • We have developed a new Microsoft Excel template which groups can use to record monthly data in preparation for the Annual Return. 
  • This is an optional tool and we hope groups will find it of use


Page Last Updated: May 22, 2024