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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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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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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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Board member appointment

David Cunningham is re-appointed for another 3 years and will serve until March 2022.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FPS in numbers 2017-18

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