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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Big Issue Foundation

  • Income

    £1.1M

  • Spending

    £1.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1049077 Company no. 3049322

Contact details

Public address

  • The Big Issue Foundation, 3Rd Floor, 113-115 Fonthill Road, London, N4 3HH

Aims & activities

Our work with The Big Issue Vendors focuses on Health, Finance, Aspirations and Accommodation. The Big Issue gives Vendors diginity, income and purpose, The Big Issue Foundation plans to help every Vendor use that new found dignity and purpose to continue their journey away from homelessness wherever there is a need for more help.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.1M

Expenditure:

£1.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £727.7K Other assets
  • £94.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

62%
28%
10%

Charitable objects

(I) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE NEEDS OF HOMELESS PERSONS. (II) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE PROMOTION OF TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE NEEDS OF HOMELESS PERSONS. (III) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATIONS IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE IN GENERAL. (IV) THE PROMOTION OF ANY OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 25/04/1995 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 28/08/2004 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27/01/2009

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 11 Trustees
  • 21 Employees
  • 45 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jonathan Lachmann None on record
Patrick Foster None on record
Alison Newman (Chair) None on record
Parveen Bird Big Issue Invest Trust Up-to-date
Giselle Ryan None on record
Harry Mcadoo None on record
Mark Dempster None on record
Juliette Charmaine Foster None on record
Peter Mills None on record
Steven Robert Shirley None on record
Leesa Claire Harwood None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England