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A transparent and fair Fundraising Levy

Alex Edmondson, Registration Service Manager at the Fundraising Regulator, explains how the fee structure for supporting the independent regulation of fundraising is calculated and how paying the levy...
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Leaving nothing to chance: what you need to know about lottery, free draw and prize competition fundraising

Gavin Doyle, Policy and Standards Officer at the Fundraising Regulator highlights some of the regulations fundraisers must follow when hosting a lottery, and things the public should be aware of when ...
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Reflecting on the past five years of fundraising and data protection regulation

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator and Elizabeth Denham CBE, the UK Information Commissioner, reflect on the past five years of fundraising and data protection regulation in the char...
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Four small words of great significance: the key values of fundraising practice

Gavin Doyle, Policy and Standards Officer at the Fundraising Regulator, shares why the fundraising values are essential for creating a positive fundraising experience.
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Self-reporting fundraising incidents

Catherine Orr, Head of Casework at the Fundraising Regulator, outlines our plans to develop a self-reporting pathway for organisations to follow when they identify that they may have breached the Code...
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Regulating fundraising as pandemic restrictions ease

Charlotte Urwin, Head of Policy at the Fundraising Regulator, outlines the work we are doing to ensure that fundraisers have timely advice, as and when restrictions on contact with others ease.
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Five years of fundraising regulation

Peter Lewis, former Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, looks back at the five years since the Fundraising Regulator came into being, and how the fundraising sector and fundrais...
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Trust in fundraisers: reflections on our annual accountability event

Following our annual accountability event on 18 November 2019, Lord Toby Harris reflects on discussions on the topic of trust in fundraisers.
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Fundraising on Giving Tuesday

To mark Giving Tuesday, Gráinne Mathews, who leads Giving Tuesday UK for the Charities Aid Foundation, reflects on how charities have used the global fundraising movement to try new ways of fundraisin...
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Questions your board should be asking about fundraising

To mark Trustees’ Week, Suzanne McCarthy, Chair of Depaul UK and board member of the Fundraising Regulator, writes about questions your board should be asking about fundraising.
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Five top tips to avoid fundraising fraud

Former Head of Policy Priya Warner shares five top tips to avoid fundraising fraud for International Charity Fraud Awareness Week.
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Navigating the Code of Fundraising Practice online

On 1 October 2019 the new Code of Fundraising Practice came into effect. Former Head of Policy Priya Warner writes about how we have brought the code to life on our website and how to navigate the new...
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Naming organisations that we investigate

Catherine Orr, Head of Casework, sets out the case for naming charities that we investigate as part of our complaints work.
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The ICO on Data Protection: 5 ways to build supporter trust

Richard Sisson, former Senior Policy Officer at the Information Commissioner’s Office, reflects on data protection essentials for charities and ways to build supporter confidence.
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We need to work together to grow public trust in fundraising

Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the Fundraising Regulator, discusses our latest research on public awareness, trust and expectations.
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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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Behind the scenes with the levy team

Caroline Trabasas, former Levy and Registration Manager at the Fundraising Regulator, shares a closer look at how the levy team decided on what changes should be made to the fundraising levy.
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Reviewing the Code: what happens next

Former 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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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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