Around the world, fundraising regulators focus their activities almost exclusively on acting in the interests of donors. Ian MacQuillin describes the change in regulatory philosophy that’s needed to bring beneficiaries into the frame. Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Radically rethinking fundraising regulation to include duties to beneficiaries
As it emerges that some charities have not paid the levy to the Fundraising Regulator, Adrian Sargeant asks if fundraising’s new regulatory regime represents value for money.Continue reading OPINION: What price fundraising regulation?
Ian MacQuillin rewinds the clock to wonder what would have happened if the government had proposed establishing the Fundraising Preference Service while the lobbying bill was going through parliament.Continue reading OPINION: The lobbying bill and the FPS – a counterfactual
Sir Stuart Etherington’s review, published today, recommends allowing donors to opt out en masse from being asked to make a donation. Ian MacQuillin, rather unsurprisingly, thinks this is a bad idea. Continue reading OPINION: For beneficiaries’ sakes, don’t allow people to opt out of even being asked to help them