ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert
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ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert

1 Jul 2015 | Hugh Radojev

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that Plan UK’s “anti-child marriage” TV advert misled audiences and has said it will take no further action.

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Think tank Rogare calls for a fourth fundraising regulatory body to set code of practice

Fundraising think tank Rogare has today called upon the minister for civil society to create a fourth, independent fundraising body based on the Committee of Advertising Practice, to “devise and own” the Code of Fundraising Practice.

Amendments proposed to Charities Bill to make all fundraising charities with income over £1m join FRSB

Fundraising charities with incomes over £1m would have to join the FRSB, according to amendments proposed and later withdrawn at the committee stage of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill yesterday.

Friends of the Earth writes to every supporter after Olive Cooke affair

Friends of the Earth has written to registered supporters to ask if they were happy with the way the charity communicated, and says it has received "hundreds of positive responses".

Engage Fundraising

A fundraising company accused of sacking an employee who refused an abortion said it will appeal an unfair dismissal ruling on the grounds that it “did not receive the tribunal papers” and was “unaware” of the case.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Karl Wilding

NCVO has today announced that it will work together with Acevo, the Institute of Fundraising and Charity Finance Group to produce new guidance for fundraising management.

Observing rule on ‘No Cold Calling’ signs could cost sector £4.3m according to the PFRA

The Institute of Fundraising’s new rule ensuring that fundraisers no longer ignore ‘No Cold Calling’ signs could cost the sector up to £4.3m in donations each year, according to research from the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association.

Fundraising bodies 'need to do more' to avoid statutory regulation, minister says

Fundraising bodies “still need to do more” to convince the government and the public that self-regulation works, minister for civil society Rob Wilson told Civil Society News yesterday.

£35m raised for good causes in 12 months since CAF direct debit rollout

Almost £35m has been raised by charities using a direct debit processing platform that was rolled out by the Charities Aid Foundation last year.

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