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Little Hen Rescue

Saving and rehoming poultry

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We are a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.
Any profit made goes back into Little Hen Rescue
Not for profit company number - 7174097
More information on what a company limited by guarantee is? Scroll to bottom of page.



Almost everybody at Little Hen Rescue comes on a voluntary basis, and gives their time and energy to get our girls out! We now have one employee part time to help me care for our poultry.

Trustees / Directors and their main roles

Jo Eglen - Founder

Rescue organiser, Treasurer, Advice line, Rehoming contact, Email correspondence,

Jeff Anderson - Secretary / Correspondence

Mel Lazenby - Cambridge Co-ordinator - farm volunteer - hen foster carer - animal healer

Julie - Farm volunteer - Foster carer - Animal Healer

Emma Haines - Fund raiser - Organiser

( on maternity leave)

More volunteers!!



And many many more when we get photos of them!!


What is a Company Limited by Guarantee?

Companies limited by guarantee are private limited companies where the liability of the members is limited. A guarantee company does not have a share capital, but has members who are guarantors instead of shareholders.

Limitation of liability takes the form of a guarantee from its members to pay a nominal sum in the event of the company being wound up while they are a member or within one year of their ceasing to be a member.

Guarantee companies are useful for non-profit organisations that require corporate status. This means that its profits are not distributed to its members but are retained to be used for the purposes of the company. Of course this does not mean that the guarantee company cannot make a profit, as indeed it is almost paramount that it can and does so. Where an organisation is likely to enter into contracts it may need the benefit of limited liability to protect its Board of Trustees and its members, who are involved on a voluntary basis. The following are examples of these contracts

A guarantee company provides a clear legal identity. This provides the ability for the company to own property in its own name and a democratic structure where its participants are required to adhere to the strict laws and regulations governing limited companies generally.

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