The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) was established by philanthropic publicans in 1794, to look after the families of those working in the licensed drinks trade. For over two centuries, we have worked hard to improve people’s lives, by providing a range of support; from running orphanages in our early days and providing housing for the elderly, right up to awarding financial grants for people in need, and running independent schools.
Throughout history, pubs have always been the hub of British communities, as they are today. And, throughout this time, the LTC has been proud to play a key role in looking after all those employed in this vast and important industry. The LTC is the only charity devoted to looking after people who work in all parts of the trade.
Our Work Today
Today the Licensed Trade Charity now has two principal areas of work: