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Guidance

Guidance for fundraising platforms: 5 focus areas for donor transparency

The Fundraising Regulator analysed information provided to donors across eighteen well-known platforms. This guidance represents the minimum standard of information we would expect to see for donors to be able to make an informed decision to donate.
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Rulebook

Street fundraising rulebook

How fundraisers engaging with members of the public in local areas are expected to behave.
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Guidance

Quick guide - Telephone preference service (TPS) compliance checking

A quick guide to check telephone preference service compliance
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News

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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Publication

The Fundraising Promise

This promise outlines the commitment made to donors and the public by fundraising organisations which register with the Fundraising Regulator. Those who register with the regulator agree to ensure their fundraising is legal, open, honest and respectful. The standards for fundraising are set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice.
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News

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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Guidance

Online fundraising - advice and guidance for the public

Guidance designed to highlight the key things you need to know about online fundraising platforms whether you are setting up an appeal of your own, or donating to an existing one.
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News

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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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice response paper: closed February and March 2018

In the spring of 2018 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on complaints handing, TPS compliance and online fundraising platforms. This response paper was released in June 2018.
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News

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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News

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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Guidance

Reporting requirements of the Charities Act 2016

This note provides guidance on the reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 which came into force for accounting periods beginning on or
after 1st November 2016. The new reporting requirements apply to charities which are reporting from 2018.
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Guidance

Complaints handling guidance

Guidance to help fundraising organisations when dealing with complaints about fundraising, setting out how the Fundraising Regulator defines a complaint and how organisations are expected to handle the complaints they receive.
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News

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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Opinion

In a digital world, charities need to take cyber security seriously

The National Cyber Security Centre look at the charity findings from the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 in this blog for Fundraising Regulator.
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News

New board members announced

One new board member and two existing members have been appointed to the Fundraising Regulator's Board of Directors, following a public, competitive process.
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News

Gerald Oppenheim appointed as chief executive

Gerald Oppenheim has been appointed as the new chief executive for the Fundraising Regulator, starting on 1 July.
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Guidance

Cyber security: a small charity guide

A short guide aimed at small charities to explain how to improve cyber security.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: charitable trust fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers.

This briefing focuses on charitable trust fundraising and what GDPR means for practice in these areas.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: legacies

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers.

This briefing focuses on legacy fundraising and what GDPR means for practice in these areas.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: corporate fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers.

This briefing focuses on corporate fundraising and what GDPR means for practice in these areas.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator has worked with the Institute of Fundraising to produce 6 briefings on GDPR. These “bitesize” guides are designed to be as accessible and as relevant as possible for fundraisers. This briefing paper focuses on what GDPR means in terms of fundraising.
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