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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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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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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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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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Guidance

GDPR briefing: introduction

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 a general introduction to GDPR.
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Guidance

GDPR briefing: community 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 community fundraising, and what GDPR means for practice in this area.
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News

'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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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation 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 discussion paper was released in February 2018 setting out proposals for the changes. Comments were invited until 28 February 2018 for parts A and B and 14 March 2018 for part C.
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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice response paper: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This response paper was released in February 2018.
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News

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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Opinion

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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News

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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Publication

Code of Fundraising Practice consultation paper: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice. This discussion paper was released in October 2017. Comments were invited until Friday 8 December 2017.
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Closed consultation

Consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice: closed December 2017

In the winter of 2017 we consulted on changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice, with a specific focus on encompassing developments in the law and guidance on data protection.
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