Charity fund-raising regulator should be scrapped – review
23 September 2015
From the section UK
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The body that regulates charity fund-raising should be scrapped and replaced with a more powerful regulator with tougher sanctions, a report has said.
A government-commissioned review said the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) had lost the public’s confidence.
It follows concerns about aggressive fund-raising tactics by some charities, particularly targeting the vulnerable. A new opt-out register covering contact from charities is recommended.
The FRSB agreed some reform was needed.
[Charities] should inspire people to give, not pressure them toSir Stuart Etherington, Review chairman
But it added: …read more
Source:: BBC UK