The Fundraising Regulator has launched its new and improved Fundraising Code of Practice, which will come into effect in October 2019.
It aims to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and third party organisations to understand the standards expected of them when fundraising.
The Fundraising Regulator says that the new code is also easier for the public to navigate, so that they know what to expect from ethical fundraising.
Changes to the code include the following:
Complaints will continue to be considered against the version of the code in effect at the time of the incident. This means the new code will be used as the basis for making decisions about any incidents that take place from October onwards.
For more information, visit the Code of Fundraising Practice webpage.