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Twitter Policy

The @FundrRegulator account is managed by the communications team at the Fundraising Regulator. A Welsh translated version is also available to read at the bottom of this page.

If you follow this account, you can expect tweets covering some or all of the following:

  • regulatory messages, including developments in the Code of Fundraising Practice and legislation of relevance to fundraising
  • news about consultations, guidance, workshops and FR publications
  • opportunities to be Fundraising Regulator case studies or to be involved in research
  • current vacancies
  • useful facts and figures

Following

If you follow we will not automatically follow you back. We do follow organisations of relevance to the Fundraising Regulator, and do follow individuals where appropriate.

Our following of a Twitter account does not imply endorsement of any kind by the Fundraising Regulator.

Hashtags

We may refer to existing hashtags that are in common use to categorise messages for ease of reference. It does not imply endorsement of any kind.

@messages and direct messages

We will review @messages during office hours, Monday to Friday (not including public holidays). We will not reply to them all directly but we will respond when we feel we can be useful.

Sending messages to our Twitter feed will not be considered as contacting the Fundraising regulator for any official purpose, nor is it a means to investigate, discuss or comment upon individual charity enquiries.

If you need to contact the Fundraising Regulator, details can be found on our website.

Our Twitter stream is not intended to be used by the media to contact us. If you are a member of the media and have an enquiry, you should contact the Fundraising Regulator Press Office directly on 0300 999 3407

The Fundraising Regulator does not engage on issues of party politics.

Complaints

The Fundraising Regulator Twitter stream is not intended as a means to investigate, discuss or comment upon individual complaints. Any messages of this type will be directed to the complaints section of our website.

Availability

We will update and monitor @FundrRegulator during office hours, Monday to Friday (not including public holidays). We may occasionally tweet during out of office hours. Twitter may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility for lack of service due to Twitter downtime.