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New fundraising code published

The new code is easier to use and navigate, with plain English, a new structure and a glossary.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice response paper: closed November 2018

In the spring of 2018 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on the style, presentation, clarity and accessibility of the code. This paper summarising our response was published in June 2019 specifying changes to the code.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice: closed November 2018

In the autumn of 2018 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on the style, presentation, clarity and accessibility of the code.
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Opinion

Safer giving of Zakat during Ramadan

Ebadur Rahman, Co-Founder of MuslimGiving explains why Ramadan is an important time for fundraising, and how to make sure you donations go to the right place.
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Opinion

Dealing with complaints more effectively

Using findings from the Complaints Report 2017-18, Gerald Oppenheim explains what key lessons charities can learn to handle complaints effectively.
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Opinion

Old stamps, new tricks: how to avoid stamp fraud

John Kitchen from Royal Mail talks about how selling old stamps to raise money for a good cause can lead to fraud, and how to avoid it.
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News

Board member appointment

David Cunningham is re-appointed for another 3 years and will serve until March 2022.
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News

Complaints report 2017-18 published

A report on complaints about fundraising received by our complaints team and by charities, between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2018.
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Publication

Complaints report 2017/18

A report about complaints received by the Fundraising Regulator and the charity sector about fundraising, between 1 April 2017 and 31 August 2018.
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News

Changes to the fundraising levy

We've made changes to years 4 and 5 of the fundraising levy, covering September 2019 - August 2021.
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Opinion

Behind the scenes with the levy team

A closer look at how the levy team decided on what changes should be made to the fundraising levy.
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News

Important change to FPS

From 1 March, charities will have 21 days to action a suppression request on the Fundraising Preference Service, instead of 28 days.
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Opinion

Reviewing the Code: what happens next

Head of Policy, Priya Warner talks about what the next steps are for the new Code, following a consultation last year.
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Investigation report

Decision: International Liberty Association

The Fundraising Regulator's decision following an investigation into the fundraising methods of International Liberty Association (ILA).
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News

Decision on International Liberty Association published

A decision following an investigation into the fundraising methods of the International Liberty Association (ILA).
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Consultation response

Charities SORP Committee Governance Review 2018-19 - response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Charities SORP Committee Governance Review 2018-19.
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Opinion

Respect your donors’ data wishes

Gerald Oppenheim, Chief Executive explains why fundraisers should respect the data protection rights of the public, for Data Protection Day 2019.
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News

FPS in numbers 2017-18

Results from data on the Fundraising Preference Service from November 2017 - October 2018.
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Publication

Annual Report and Accounts 2018

Our annual reports and financial statements for the period ending 31 August 2018.
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News

Annual reports and financial accounts for 2017-18 published

A 12 month report and a 5 month report to bring our financial year in line with collection of the Fundraising Levy.
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Publication

Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18

Our annual report and financial statements for the period ending 31 March 2018.
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Consultation response

ICO consultation on a direct marketing code of practice – response from the Fundraising Regulator

A response from the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioners Office consultation on a direct marketing code of practice.
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News

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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Opinion

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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