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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Four Paws

  • Income

    £2.6M

  • Spending

    £2.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1118102 Company no. 5848230

Contact details

Public address

  • Four Paws, 32-36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EH

Aims & activities

The charity carries out action to relieve the suffering of animals in need of care, particularly in the areas of animal husbandry, protection of species and their environments, and abolishment of animal testing using peaceful and legal channels. We also work to promote humane behaviour towards animals through education and by providing appropriate care and protection for vulnerable animals.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£2.6M

Expenditure:

£2.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £228.5K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £538.3K Other assets
  • £296.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

60%
38%
2%

Charitable objects

A. TO RELIEVE THE SUFFERING OF ANIMALS IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AND IN PARTICULAR BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING IN THE AREAS OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, THE PROTECTION OF SPECIES AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT AND WHERE SUITABLE AND ALTERNATIVE METHODS ARE AVAILABLE TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE ABOLITION OF ANIMAL TESTING AND EXPERIMENTATION BY ALL LAWFUL MEANS; B. TO PROMOTE HUMANE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS ANIMALS BY (1) PROVIDING APPROPRIATE CARE, PROTECTION, TREATMENT AND SECURITY FOR ANIMALS WHICH ARE IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION BY REASON OF SICKNESS, MALTREATMENT, POOR CIRCUMSTANCES OR ILL-TREATMENT AND (2) TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO ANIMAL WELFARE IN GENERAL AND THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY AND SUFFERING AMONG ANIMALS, AND TO PROMOTE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN THE AREA OF ANIMAL PROTECTION AND WELFARE AND TO PUBLISH THE USEFUL RESULTS OF THAT RESEARCH.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 15 JUNE 2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS DATED 20 APRIL 2009 AND 21 JUNE 2010.

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice. Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 3 Trustees
  • 14 Employees
  • 5 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Major General Peter Davies Cb None on record
Helmut Dungler (Chair) None on record
Josef Pfabigan None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Vietnam