Meredith Niles looks at a new paper considering the role of behavioural science in designing and implementing more effective compliance and ethics programmes, and considers how the learnings could be applied to fundraising.Continue reading REVIEW: Head to head – a conversation on behavioural science and ethics
If the new Fundraising Regulator is bent on imposing damaging and impractical rules, David Pearce argues that its charities’ duty to walk away from self-regulationContinue reading OPINION: If the FPS is forced on the sector, charities should walk away from ‘self’-regulation
The current debate about charity regulation is progressing without listening to the voices of one of its most important stakeholders. Zoë Bunter asks why no-one is considering what the effect will be on beneficiaries.Continue reading OPINION: Where is the voice of the beneficiary?
Fundraisers’ sense of themselves as moral individuals is damaged by having to make the difficult ethical decisions they encounter every day in their jobs, new research conducted by Plymouth University’s Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy (CSP) has revealed.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: The effect of ethical decision making on fundraisers’ sense of moral identity
The fundraising sector’s response to the proposed Fundraising Preference service has been ‘pathetically’ limp. Adrian Sargeant says all those who are endorsing it without any evidence that it is needed should feel ashamed.Continue reading OPINION: Shame on those who are supporting the Fundraising Preference Service