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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Railway Benevolent Institution

  • Income

    £517.4K

  • Spending

    £649.8K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 206312

Contact details

Public address

  • 1St Floor, Millenium House, 40 Nantwich Road, Crewe, Cheshiree, CW2 6AD

Aims & activities

The RBF is the working name used by the Railway Benevolent Institution and exists to help both active and retired railway people in need through the provision of financial grants.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£517.4K

* £184.8K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£649.8K

Assets and liabilities

  • £5.4K Own use assets
  • £4.0M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £286.2K Other assets
  • £129.2K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

136%
71%
0%

Charitable objects

TO RELIEVE AGED OR DISABLED OR NECESSITOUS RAILWAYMEN, THEIR SPOUSES OR CHILDREN, OR OTHER RELATIVES OR PERSONS WHO WERE IMMEDIATELY AND WHOLLY OR PARTLY DEPENDENT UPON THEM.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 29/12/1949, RULES AND BYE LAWS ADOPTED 28/5/1951, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 15 OF ROYAL CHARTER, AMENDMENTS APPROVED BY ORDER OF COUNCIL DATED 13/8/1965 AND 27/10/1993 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME OF THE COMMISSIONERS DATED 28TH MARCH 1994 AS AMENDED ON 01 MAR 2018

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Railway Benefit Fund

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 13 Trustees
  • 6 Employees
  • 25 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Richard Goldson Obe Dormer's Hospital Charity Up-to-date
Langton Home Fund Up-to-date
Jane English Langton Home Fund Up-to-date
The Big Trust Limited Up-to-date
Janet Goodland Langton Home Fund Up-to-date
Cyril Francis Johnson None on record
Merrick Willis Obe None on record
Tim Shoveller (Chair) None on record
John Kennedy None on record
Mark Enright None on record
Paula Hayes None on record
Newton Mark None on record
Ciaran Barr None on record
Margaret Joyce Simpson None on record
Ian Jeffrey None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales