Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

RECYCLING LIVES CHARITY 

Provision of Accommodation, Education, Training, Employment Opportunities and Financial Support and support services to individuals
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender
Established: 17 years

www.recyclinglives.org

changelives@recyclinglives.org

01772654321

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
30/04/23£2,673£2,334£339£0£1,731£1,6028.255100
30/04/22£2,132£1,780£353£12£1,295£1,2898.7470
30/04/21£2,302£1,563£738£16£942£9427.23847
30/04/20£2,216£2,026£190£45£204£1991.24230
30/04/19£2,151£2,053£99£8£17£-1-05830
30/04/18£142£109£33£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/17£50£118£-68£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/16£227£211£16£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/15*£213£211£2£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/14*£467£357£110£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/13£150£130£20£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/12£226£172£54£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/11£301£361£-60£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/10£297£304£-6£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/09£48£83£-35£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/08£24£0£24£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 4%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 16%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 93%
Reserves/Spending: 8.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 0.6
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 55 employees
  • 100 volunteers
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Crisis UK - Grant to Recycling Lives
£5,000 09/04/2020
Costs of manager during time of loss of income
National Lottery Community Fund - Weight Off Your Mind
£7,200 12/04/2018
12
The organisation supports ex-offenders, the long term unemployed and the homeless, working to help them gain employment, provide training, housing and other needs. This project will provide gym ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Recycling Lives FareShare North West
£10,000 15/07/2015
12
The organisation will use the funding to build organisational capacity through the purchase of equipment to enable them to operate a Fareshare centre in their region. This will provide them with the ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 41-71
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 31/10/2006, number: 1116562
  • Registered at Companies House on 13/04/2006, number: 05781363
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR15: 0 days late, AR14: 25 days late,
Main office

1a Essex Street
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 1QE

Objectives

1.1 THE PROMOTION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF URBAN OR RURAL REGENERATION IN AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION (AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LANCASHIRE) BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS:1.1.1 THE RELIEF OF POVERTY IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT;1.1.2 THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT, INCLUDING ASSISTANCE TO FIND EMPLOYMENT;1.1.3 THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE;1.1.4. THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, OR BUSINESS ADVICE OR CONSULTANCY IN ORDER TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE IN CASES OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER CHARITABLE NEED THROUGH HELP:I.1.4.1 IN SETTING UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS, OR1.1.4.2 TO EXISTING BUSINESSES1.1.5 THE CREATION OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BY THE PROVISION OF WORKSPACE, BUILDINGS AND/OR LAND FOR USE ON FAVOURABLE TERMS;1.1.6 THE PROVISION OF HOUSING FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR OR IN CHARITABLE OWNERSHIP PROVIDED THAT SUCH POWER SHALL NOT EXTEND TO RELIEVING ANY LOCAL AUTHORITIES OR OTHER BODIES OF A STATUTORY DUTY TO PROVIDE OR IMPROVE HOUSING;1.1.7 THE MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT OR PROVISION OF PUBLIC AMENITIES;1.1.8 THE PRESERVATION OF BUILDINGS OR SITES OF HISTORIC OR ARCHITECTURAL IMPORTANCE;1.1.9 THE PROVISION OR ASSISTANCE IN THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE AND/OR THOSE WHO, BY REASONS OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES;1.1.10 THE PROTECTION OR CONSERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT;1.1.11 THE PROMOTION OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND PREVENTION OF CRIME; AND1.1.12 SUCH OTHER MEANS AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR CONSENT OF THE CHARITY COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND AND WALES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

IN PARTICULAR, LANCASHIRE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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