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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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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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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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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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New guidance on handling complaints

New guidance released today helps organisations deal with complaints about fundraising appropriately.
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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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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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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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Fundraising Preference Service launches in Northern Ireland

The Fundraising Preference Service has launched in Northern Ireland. It allows the public greater control over the communication they receive from charities. Requests can be made on behalf of other individuals.
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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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Have your say on the Fundraising Regulator website

The Fundraising Regulator is looking for feedback from the public and the charity sector on its website and how it can improve it.
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'Bite-size' GDPR guidance released

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and the Fundraising Regulator are today releasing joint guidance on GDPR which has been reviewed and co-badged by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
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Understanding GDPR in 'bite-size' chunks

The Fundraising Regulator has been working with the Institute of Fundraising on 'bite-size' GDPR guidance for fundraisers.
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Young people are savvier and more generous when giving to charity at Christmas

Research from the Fundraising Regulator and Charity Commission reveals 18-24 year olds are more generous and more likely to check before donating at Christmas time.
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New complaints report approach announced

The Fundraising Regulator has today announced a revised approach to its complaints report, which will see the Regulator adopt a new, more qualitative method in 2019/20.
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Being a trustee has never been so challenging or rewarding

Lord Michael Grade, chair of the Fundraising Regulator talks about his time as a trustee and why trusteeship has never been so important.
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1000th charity signs up to registration

The Fundraising Regulator has welcomed its 1000th sign up to the registration scheme launched in March 2017 to charities not within the scope of the fundraising levy.
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A lesson from Selling Barbara: review your old data now

Stephen Service discusses the importance of reviewing how your organisation uses personal data in light of BBC Radio 4's Selling Barbara and GDPR.
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