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Four steps for making your sorry, a good sorry

Caroline Sefton, former Case Officer, and Rob Baker, Case Officer, write about how organisations can improve their complaint handling by apologising in an appropriate way.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn Jan 2021

Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising following UK government announcements.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service

The Fundraising Regulator has published an independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS), the service that allows members of the public to stop direct marketing communications fro...
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Fundraising Regulator publishes fourth Annual Complaints Report

The Fundraising Regulator has published our fourth Annual Complaints Report, which analyses complaints we have received over the past year, alongside complaints reported by some of the UK’s largest ch...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn Nov 2020

This statement was withdrawn on 27 November 2020. Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising following UK government announcements.
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Four ways your charity can improve its fundraising reporting

Philip Satherley, former Policy Manager at the Fundraising Regulator, explains how complying with the fundraising reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 ca...
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Fundraising Regulator publishes results of review into compliance with fundraising reporting requirements

The Fundraising Regulator has published the results of its latest review into charities’ compliance with the fundraising reporting requirements in Section 13 of the Charities (Protection and Social In...
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Supporting a safe and responsible return to fundraising

Priya Warner, former Head of Policy at the Fundraising Regulator, and Daniel Fluskey, Head of Policy and External Affairs at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, explain that for fundraising to res...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising publish new guidance to support the return to public fundraising

The Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising have published two pieces of guidance to support charitable organisations to return to fundraising activities in line with social dista...
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Setting up a Coronavirus appeal: What you need to know

Priya Warner, former Head of Policy, writes about what members of the public need to know when setting up a coronavirus appeal, to ensure your fundraising is legal and ethical, and has the best chance...
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Fundraising Regulator appoints three new board members

The Fundraising Regulator has appointed three new members to its board for initial three-year terms; Guy Parker, Martin Price, and Reshard Auladin.
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Regulators urge safe giving as communities respond to Coronavirus pandemic

The Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator today urged people to ‘give safely’ as people continue to respond with generosity in the current crisis.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising - Withdrawn

Statement from the Fundraising Regulator and Institute of Fundraising (IoF) following the government’s advice on social distancing.
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Fundraising Regulator’s registrant survey reveals that 92% of respondents engaged with the revised Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator publishes findings from its first registrant survey.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes Complaints Report 2018/19

The Fundraising Regulator publishes a report on fundraising complaints it received, and those reported by the charity sector, in 2018/19.
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Refining our complaints process

Catherine Orr, Head of Casework, reflects upon the findings from our first external review and the learning that we have implemented as a result.
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Fundraising Regulator commissions independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service

The Fundraising Regulator has commissioned an independent evaluation of the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) and is seeking the views of charities.
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Fundraising Regulator publishes new Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 guidance

The Fundraising Regulator publishes new guidance after finding that only 40% of charities are fully compliant with fundraising reporting requirements in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment...
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What we’ve learned from answering enquiries from charities and the public

Edward Brown, former Standards Officer, writes about what we’ve learned from answering enquiries from charities and the public
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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, Board Member of the Fundraising Regulator, 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, Board Member of the Fundraising Regulator, talks about what he's learned from his time on charity trustee boards, and why diversity and innovation are vital for ethical, sustainable fu...
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