Institute of Fundraising welcomes remaining stages of the Charities Bill

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Law / policy Institute of Fundraising welcomes remaining stages of the Charities Bill The Institute of Fundraising (‘Institute’) is delighted to see the Charities Bill for England and Wales finally reaching its remaining stages in the House of Commons this afternoon.In particular, the Institute recognises that the following three areas will impact directly on fundraising:* Public charitable collections: revised legislation in relation to all types of fundraising activities in public places* Fundraising Statements* Self-regulation for fundraising organisationsMegan Pacey, Director of Policy and Campaigns at the Institute of Fundraising, says:“Following many years of close consultation with the Government, regulatory bodies and the sector about the contents of the Bill, the Institute will continue to work to ensure that the views of fundraisers across the sector are reflected as the Bill is finally passed through Parliament to become law and we enter the phase of developing regulation to support its implementation.”Following the reporting stage and Third Reading in the House of Commons this afternoon, the Charities Bill will return to the House of Lords before receiving Royal Assent in the middle of November. The process of consulting on and agreeing draft regulation and ./guidance will then be undertaken by the Charity Commission over the next 12 to 18 months.For more information visit: www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk-ENDS-For further information please contact:Nandini Chatto Tel. 020 7840 1035Institute of Fundraising email: [email protected] TO EDITORS1. Institute of FundraisingThe Institute of Fundraising (www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk) represents fundraisers and fundraising throughout the UK and is committed to the highest standards in fundraising management and practice. The Institute of Fundraising is the largest individual representative body in the voluntary sector with 4000 Individual members and 250 Organisational members.  26 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 25 October 2006 | Newslast_img

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