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New external member to join Standards Committee

Lori Houlihan will join the Fundraising Regulator Standards Committee as an external member from 1 January 2019.
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Tell your story to encourage support on Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, Suzanne McCarthy explains why going back to basics and telling a story can help charities fundraise.
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Naming charities we investigate

Fundraising organisations investigated by the Fundraising Regulator after 1 March 2019 will be named in case summaries.
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New Chair for the Fundraising Regulator

Lord Harris will become Chair of the Fundraising Regulator on 1 January 2019.
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Opinion

Good fundraising relies on the innovation and diversity of trustees

Sacha Deshmukh talks about what he's learned from his time on charity trustee boards, and why diversity and innovation are vital for ethical, sustainable fundraising.
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People, process and technology: how GoFundMe keeps users safe

A blog by Meghan Luther at GoFundMe for Charity Fraud Awareness week 2018, explaining how the fundraising platform protects donors and beneficiaries against the risk of fraud.
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Opinion

Commercial participators: how to find the right one for you

What is a commercial participator and how can your charity choose the right one? Jane Montague explains the value commercial participators offer and how to avoid the sharks.
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Events and webinars for the Code consultation

We are attending events and webinars to encourage response to the latest Code consultation. Respond by Friday 16 November.
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Important alert: FPS spoof email

We do not ask for money for the Fundraising Preference Service. If you receive an email to say an invoice for the service is due, please contact us.
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Opinion

Back to basics on fundraising standards

The latest consultation aims to make the Code of Fundraising Practice accessible to everyone. Stephen Service explains why we need your feedback.
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Code of fundraising practice: consultation opens

A consultation on the accessibility of the Code of Fundraising Practice. It aims ensure the Code is a straightforward and practical tool for fundraisers and the public. Respond by Friday 16 November.
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Opinion

Effective regulation, effective fundraising, effective charities

A response from Chief Executive Gerald Oppenheim to David Ainsworth of Civil Society.
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Business and strategic plans published

The 2018-19 business plan and three year strategic plan for 2018-2021 have been published today. They set out the long term outcomes and shorter term objectives of the Fundraising Regulator.
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Opinion

From The Blob to Lex Luther

From B movies to superheros, the launch of our new website!
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Annual review event marks second birthday and a successful year

The success of the past year is reflected on at the annual review event for the Fundraising Regulator.
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Investigation into The President’s Club

An investigation into the President’s Club Charitable Trust follows reports of the behaviour alleged to have taken place in January of this year. Our investigation sought to establish whether the President’s Club had appropriate systems in place to commission and monitor fundraising undertaken on its behalf.
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Fundraising Code updated on TPS Assured Certification

The Code of Fundraising Practice has been updated following consultation earlier this year. It stresses the need for compliance with the legal requirements of the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
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Kieron James appointed as Board Member

Kieron James, founder of the Wonderful Organisation, will join the Fundraising Regulator board in July.
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New rules for online fundraising platforms

New rules and guidance published by the Fundraising Regulator outlining the responsibilities for online fundraising platforms.
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Code of Fundraising Practice updated in line with GDPR

Updates have been made to the Code of Fundraising Practice to incorporate the General Data Protection Regulation, and took effect on 25th May.
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Campaign raises awareness of Fundraising Preference Service

76,000 leaflets promoting the Fundraising Preference Service and the Fundraising Regulator are arriving in doctor's surgeries across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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New guidance on handling complaints

New guidance released today helps organisations deal with complaints about fundraising appropriately.
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Opinion

Why focusing more on the public is good for fundraising

Fundraising Regulator Policy Manager Stephen Service explains why focusing on the needs of the public is good for fundraising.
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