Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • All male board: -3
  • Award winner
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

TEMPUS NOVO (MEANING NEW TIME) 

Overview

Tempus Novo is an award-winning charity that works with ex-offenders who want to change their lives by finding stable and sustainable employment.

Founded in 2014 by two serving Senior Prison Officers at HMP Leeds, their understanding and direct links into the British prison system has help expand programmes and attract support from the prison service, police, Ministry of Justice, media and employers.

In a neglected area of need in the charitable world, they are raising awareness and are engaging the right political avenues to change conversations and help offenders to progress their lives in the long term.

Source: Giving is Great

Mission:

Helping serving prisoners and ex-offenders gain employment and break their cycle of crime
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity is a recent Award Winner
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely male

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

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
28/02/23£460£399£61n/an/an/an/an/a6
28/02/22£333£331£2n/an/an/an/an/a4
28/02/21£281£290£-8n/an/an/an/an/a4
29/02/20£370£262£108n/an/an/an/an/a6
28/02/19£278£229£49n/an/an/an/an/a6
28/02/18£225£151£75£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/17£77£54£23£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/16£14£16£-2£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/15£16£6£10£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Comment: Though they have been successful in continuing fundraising from charitable donations, they have identified this as unsustainable long term so hope to move to a model that focuses on employer revenue. Clipper Logistics is their biggest employment partner and have made significant contributions in this transition

Source: Giving is Great

Established: 10 years

http://tempusnovo.org/

tom.king54@icloud.com

01274614366

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What it does
Tempus Novo works with former prisoners and employers to find suitable employment opportunities as a means of rehabilitation, thereby reducing incidences of re-offending
Listed activities
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Employment training & rehabilitation
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Leeds City,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups

Who's supporting them? ?

Awards received
  • CSJ Awards 2019 Criminal Justice Award
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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Henry Smith Charity£180,000
Tudor Trust£118,000
Triangle Trust 1949 Fund£75,436
Garfield Weston Foundation£70,000
Dulverton Trust£44,297
The Fore£30,000
AB Charitable Trust£15,000
Community Foundation for Calderdale£10,803
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Grocers' Charity - 2023 Grant Masters Award - Tempus Novo
£5,000 28/04/2023
To support relieving the needs of former prisoners by working with them and employers to find suitable employment opportunities for rehabilitation, thereby reducing re-offending incidences. We want ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£50,000 27/01/2023
Tempus Novo
Community Foundation for Calderdale - Tempus Novo in Calderdale
£10,803 12/08/2022
Grant to Tempus Novo
Dulverton Trust - Tempus Novo in Milton Keynes
£44,297 08/06/2022
Tempus Novo in Milton Keynes
The Fore - Grant to Tempus Novo
£30,000 06/07/2021
24
Tempus Novo was founded by 2 ex-senior prison officers with over 50 years of experience between them in order to help and support offenders to gain sustainable employment. It has developed links with ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Tempus Novo
£180,000 09/06/2021
36
towards three years' continuation funding of a project supporting ex-offenders gain and retain jobs in the logistics industry in Yorkshire and Humberside.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tempus Novo
£114,000 16/04/2021
36
over three years towards a co-ordinator's salary to help develop the Clipper Logistics Academy, a project supporting offenders into work as they leave prison in Doncaster and surrounding areas
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 26/02/2021
Tempus Novo Logistics Academy
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tempus Novo
£2,000 18/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tempus Novo (COVID19 Grant)
£2,000 15/06/2020
as emergency funding towards phones and other equipment to support ex-offenders in West Yorkshire during the Coronavirus crisis
Triangle Trust 1949 Fund - Tempus Novo (New Time) - 1
£75,436 19/03/2020
To increase the number of offenders gaining and retaining employment by developing an employment pathway into the logistics industry
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Tempus Novo
£15,000 27/06/2019
An unrestricted grant of £15,000. Tempus Novo supports offenders through the gate to access employment, working to break down barriers between ex-offenders and employers in West Yorkshire.
Pears Foundation - Grant to Tempus Novo
£20,000 21/05/2019
12
Core funding
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Tempus Novo
£50,000 20/03/2018
24
towards salary and organisational development costs for working with prison leavers in Yorkshire as they approach their release to support them into sustainable employment
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tempus Novo
£60,000 16/02/2018
24
over two years as continuation funding towards salaries at an organisation supporting offenders into employment on release from prison in West Yorkshire
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Tempus Novo
£91,000 07/12/2017
36
towards three years' running costs of a project in Yorkshire providing support and information to prisoners who are due for release
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 14/09/2017
Breaking the cycle of crime through employment
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tempus Novo
£30,000 07/10/2016
12
over one year towards salaries and some consultancy support for an organisation working across Yorkshire which supports offenders to secure employment on release
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

George joined Tempus Novo as a Trustee in December 2015. He was a former foreign correspondent, policy analyst and parliamentary candidate who now manages estate at Stockeld Park, his family home
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 16/05/2014, number: 1157079
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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; all on time
Main office

84A Akeferry Road
Graizelound
Haxey
DONCASTER
South Yorkshire
DN9 2NF

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF FORMER PRISONERS BY WORKING WITH THEM AND EMPLOYERS TO FIND SUITABLE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AS A MEANS OF REHABILITATION AND THEREBY REDUCING INCIDENCES OF RE-OFFENDING.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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