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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Joint Council For The Welfare Of Immigrants

  • Income

    £683.6K

  • Spending

    £644.7K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1117513 Company no. 02700424

Contact details

Public address

  • Joint Council For The Welfare Of, Immigrants, 115 Old Street, London, EC1V 9RT

Aims & activities

JCWI continues to maintain a leading place as an independent national organisation advocating for fairness and equality in immigration, nationalisation and aslyum law and policy in the UK. It undertakes policy work, advice and casework, training, and publication work to fulfil its objectives in the interest of marginalised migrants and refugees.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£683.6K

Expenditure:

£644.7K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.7K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £571.0K Other assets
  • £168.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

94%
98%
6%

Charitable objects

3. THE OBJECTS OF THE ORGANISATION ARE: 3.1 TO RELIEVE POVERTY AMONG IMMIGRANTS, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, COUNSEL, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION TO THOSE WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH OR AFFECTED BY ANY UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPEAN COMMUNITY AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN RELATION TO IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY WHO COULD NOT OTHERWISE OBTAIN SUCH ADVICE, COUNSELLING, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION AS A RESULT OF THEIR LACK OF RESOURCES; 3.2 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON THE LAW AND RELATED SUBJECTS AND IN PARTICULAR LAW THAT MAY AFFECT IMMIGRANTS; 3.3 TO PROMOTE THE HUMAN RIGHTS ARISING UNDER OR BY VIRTUE OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1988 AND THE PROMOTION OF THE CONVENTION RIGHTS AS DEFINED BY S.1 HUMAN RIGHTS ACT INCLUDING THE ELIMINATION OF THE INFRINGEMENT OF THOSE RIGHTS AND THE PROMOTION OF EFFECTIVE REMEDIES FOLLOWING ANY BREACH FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY: (A) ADVANCING EDUCATION IN HUMAN RIGHTS WHETHER BY TEACHING OR PRODUCING MATERIALS (B) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES WITHIN THE UNITED KINGDOM INCLUDING BY THE USE OF PUBLICATIONS, CODES OF PRACTICE, SCHEMES FOR EMPLOYERS, AWARD SCHEMES, THE MEDIA AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY (C) PROMOTING THE ENFORCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM PARTICULARLY AMONGST IMMIGRANTS, WOMEN AND ALL MINORITY COMMUNITIES (D) PROMOTING THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW RELATING TO HUMAN RIGHTS BY: (I) THE PROVISION OF SPECIALIST LEGAL ADVICE, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION TO PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUCH LEGAL ADVICE, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION AS A RESULT OF THEIR LACK OF RESOURCES; (II) THE PROVISION OF SPECIALIST LEGAL INTERVENTION TO ASSIST THE COURTS; AND (III) THE PROVISION OF ADVICE ON THE INSTITUTIONS, STRUCTURES AND MECHANISMS BY WHICH SUCH LAW IS ENFORCED; 3.4 TO PROMOTE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, SEX OR NATIONAL ORIGIN FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY: (A) RAISING AWARENESS OF ALL ASPECTS OF DISCRIMINATION IN SOCIETY INCLUDING BY PUBLICATIONS, LECTURES, USE OF THE MEDIA, PUBLIC ADVOCACY AND OTHER MEANS OF COMMUNICATION (B) CONDUCTING OR COMMISSIONING RESEARCH ON EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY AND PUBLISHING THE RESULTS OF THE SAME TO THE PUBLIC (C) ADVANCING EDUCATION IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY WHETHER BY TEACHING OR PRODUCING MATERIALS (D) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OR EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY INCLUDING BY THE USE OF PUBLICATIONS, CODES OF PRACTICE, SCHEMES FOR EMPLOYERS, AWARD SCHEMES, THE MEDIA AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY (E) PROMOTING THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW RELATING TO EQUALITY ISSUES BY: (I) THE PROVISION OF SPECIALIST LEGAL ADVICE, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION TO PEOPLE WHO ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUCH LEGAL ADVICE, ASSISTANCE AND REPRESENTATION AS A RESULT OF THEIR LACK OF RESOURCES; (II) THE PROVISION OF SPECIALIST LEGAL INTERVENTION TO ASSIST THE COURTS; AND (III) THE PROVISION OF ADVICE ON THE INSTITUTIONS, STRUCTURES AND MECHANISMS BY WHICH SUCH LAW IS ENFORCED; 3.5 TO PROMOTE ANY OTHER PURPOSE WHICH IS CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 25 MARCH 1992 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 20 NOVEMBER 2004.

Area of benefit

In The United Kingdom.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Jcwi

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales