Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 10
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs high: -2
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

ONLY A PAVEMENT AWAY CIO 

Mission:

To act as the conduit to help those who find themselves vulnerable and/or disadvantaged and are therefore struggling to get into work
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • Fundraising costs are high relative to funds raised

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*£663£379£285£143£489£35411.2710
30/04/22£369£277£91n/an/an/an/an/a25
30/04/21£190£144£46n/an/an/an/an/a15
30/04/20£126£91£35n/an/an/an/an/a60
30/04/19£70£31£40n/an/an/an/an/a10
Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 21.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 37.8%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 7%
Liabilities/Income: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 72%
Reserves/Spending: 11.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 15 months
Quick Ratio: 14.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 6 years

www.onlyapavementaway.co.uk

gregmangham@onlyapavementaway.co.uk

07831248421

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What it does
Acting as the conduit between employers and charities in order to help & support vulnerable people who are homeless, ex-offenders or military veterans into work within the hospitality industry.
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
GiG Classification
  • Employment training & rehabilitation
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups

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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Crisis UK£63,020
Masonic Trust£50,000
Trust for London£34,800
Indigo Trust£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Trust for London - Only a Pavement Away
£34,800 28/03/2024
12
The funding is for the Barnabas Project hosted by Only a Pavement Away. It will deliver 12 months progression and mentoring support for 50 HoSB graduates. The progression manager will continue the ....more
Indigo Trust - Unrestricted funding
£10,000 24/01/2024
Unrestricted funding to support the work of Only A Pavement Away
The EQ Foundation - Grant to Only a Pavement Away
£1,500 20/04/2023
via TFN
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£50,000 03/12/2020
Grant to fund 10 courses in the charity's Life Skills Programme for homeless people who need the skills to live independently and sustainably. Having completed the programme, participants will ....more
Crisis UK - Grant to Only a Pavement Away
£58,020 30/06/2020
Employment of development worker for employability into hospitality sector.
Crisis UK - Grant to Only a Pavement Away
£5,000 09/04/2020
Covering rent for those previously homeless in hospitality industry laid off

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 24/04/2018, number: 1178082
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
5 returns made; AR23: 34 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE H J CHARITABLE TRUST on 06/07/2023
Main office

Wellers Accountants
1 Vincent Square
LONDON
SW1P 2PN

Objectives

FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT OF VULNERABLE, SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE HOMELESS, EX-OFFENDERS AND EX-SERVICE PERSONNEL) BY OVERSEEING THE DELIVERY OF PROGRAMMES, SERVICES AND GUIDANCE IN RESPECT OF THEIR TRAINING, EMPLOYMENT AND ACCOMMODATION WITH A VIEW TO PROMOTING THEIR REINTEGRATION INTO SOCIETY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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