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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Hostage International

  • Income

    £133.0K

  • Spending

    £143.8K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1161072

Contact details

Public address

  • Po Box 507, Manchester, M28 8EP

Aims & activities

Hostage International provides practical and emotional support and specialist services to families during and after the kidnap of a loved one, and to hostages after they return home. Hostage International also offers education and training for organisations on family support and hostage reintegration, and advocates for improved government and organisational policy and practice on hostage issues.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE: TO RELIEVE THE SUFFERING OF VICTIMS OF HOSTAGE TAKING (WHICH EXPRESSION SHALL INCLUDE KIDNAPPING AND ABDUCTION), BEING THE HOSTAGES, RETURNING HOSTAGES AND HOSTAGE FAMILIES, BY: (A) PROVIDING SUPPORT TO HOSTAGE FAMILIES AND RETURNING HOSTAGES, DURING AND AFTER A HOSTAGE TAKING; (B) PROVIDING EDUCATION AND TRAINING RELATING TO THE SUPPORT OF HOSTAGE FAMILIES AND RETURNING HOSTAGES; (C) ADVOCATING FOR HOSTAGE FAMILIES, HOSTAGES AND RETURNING HOSTAGES; AND (D) ADVANCING PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF HOSTAGE TAKING AND ITS EFFECTS

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION REGISTERED 26 MAR 2015 AMENDED ON 05 DEC 2017

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Other names

Hostage
Hostage Uk

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 11 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Stephen Regel None on record
Carlo Laurenzi Confraternity Of Pilgrims To Rome Recently registered
John Anthony Smith (Chair) None on record
Peter Alan Rudge None on record
Philip Bigley Cert Ed None on record
Sophie Gregg None on record
Michael Donald Millward None on record
Elisabeth Anne Bassett None on record
Polly Markandya None on record
Claire Browne None on record
Pulina Whitaker None on record
Christopher Smith None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Lebanon
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Throughout England And Wales