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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Friends Trusts Limited

  • Income

    £965.1K

  • Spending

    £1.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 237698 Company no. 188362

Contact details

Public address

  • Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

Aims & activities

The Company is the denominational trust corporation for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and its principal activity is to act as a custodian trustee . It also receives legacies as trustee for unincorporated Quaker charities. The Company administers certain trusts where it has been appointed managing trustee. The income is distributed in accordance with the terms of each trust.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£965.1K

* £512.3K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £5.9M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £493.2K Other assets
  • £152.3K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

122%
97%
0%

Charitable objects

'THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ('OBJECTS') ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: (1) TO ACCEPT PROPERTY OF ANY KIND IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD WHETHER SUBJECT TO CHARGES OR OTHER LIABILITIES OR NOT (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS 'ANY SUCH PROPERTY') TO BE HELD FOR CHARITABLE TRUSTS OR PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS 'QUAKER TRUSTS OR PURPOSES)'.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 8 MARCH 1923 AS AMENDED 2 FEBRUARY 1950 AND 4 MAY 1950 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 17 DEC 2015

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
  • 8 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Paul Whitehouse (Chair) None on record
Lucy Parker None on record
Rachel Ashton Chilterns Area Quaker Meeting (Religious Society Of Friends) And Related Charities Up-to-date
Janet Slade Manchester Victoria Baths Trust Up-to-date
The Ecology Building Society Charitable Foundation Up-to-date
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Nigel Barnes The Religious Society Of Friends (Quakers) In Britain - Northumbria Area Meeting Up-to-date
Peter Green The Brook Street Band Trust Up-to-date
Linda Margaret Batten Britain Yearly Meeting Of The Religious Society Of Friends (Quakers) Up-to-date
Paul Wyatt None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales