The Charity Commission (England and Wales) has opened a customer survey about the use of its digital services. It asks questions about preferred times, communication methods, etc.
Official news item with link to the survey, which closes 5pm, 18th January.
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The Law Society of Northern Ireland has published various translated information leaflets on legal matters.
They have been translated by students into 9 languages including Chinese and Arabic, covering topics such as property, claiming asylum, making a will. They are available for download from both the Society’s publications section and a news item on Community NI website. Hard copies are available on request from the Society or solicitor firms throughout Northern Ireland.
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With progress on developing arrangements for fundraising regulation for Northern Ireland expected in the autumn, an announcement on the NICVA web pages appeared 29th November.
An NI Fundraising Regulation Working Group has now been established – a “starting point for a full consultation on the way forward”.
Continue reading Interim fundraising complaints system for N Ireland
Plans for the promised Fundraising Preference Service, being set up by the Fundraising Regulator, have been announced. It is due to be launched in spring/early summer 2017 and will
enable individuals to select charities that they no longer want to receive any communications from.
Continue reading Details on the Fundraising Preference Service
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is embracing Open Data, according to its news release. It is one of the first non-departmental bodies to take the step, as part of a public sector drive towards greater transparency.
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The new fundraising regulation regime in Scotland is not going to follow the route taken in England and Wales of promoting the use of the imminent Fundraising Preference Service, which will allow people to opt-out of contacts with fundraisers.
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