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Charities Breakfast Briefing – The new fundraising regulator, what’s changed?

EventsCharities Breakfast Briefing – The new fundraising regulator, what’s changed?

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28 Feb 2017

8am - 10:00am

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Bircham Dyson Bell
50 Broadway

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Fundraising in the charity sector has undergone a major upheaval in the last couple of years, the effects of which are still playing out across the sector and the wider regulatory landscape. Charities are left with many questions on what they should do but precious little in the way of practical guidance.

In this breakfast briefing, we aim to take you through some of the questions and dilemmas and highlight practical steps which charities should be taking now, as well as highlighting some of the developments to be expected in coming months:

  • Do we have to pay the Fundraising Regulator’s levy?
  • What are the benefits of registering with the Fundraising Regulator?
  • What should we do about our commercial participation agreements?
  • What about the Fundraising Preference Service?
  • How does this fit in with data protection?

About Nicola

Nicola is the knowhow lawyer for the Charities and Social Enterprise team, responsible for updating the team on charity law developments and their practical implications. Nicola has extensive knowledge and experience across the charities field. She brings her experience to bear both within the firm and in numerous sector groups and working parties.

In 2016, Nicola became chair of the Charity Law Association (CLA). In her work with the CLA, Nicola has chaired and assisted on numerous working parties, including recent consultations relating to the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act and the Law Commission’s ongoing charity law project. Nicola also liaises frequently with the Charity Tax Group on charity tax matters. She leads on BDB responses to consultations relating to charity law.

Nicola is the editor of our BDB Charities Blog, a regular speaker at CLA events and has recently been ranked in band 1 for her charity knowledge in the Chambers and Partners 2017 edition. She is also noted as a leading individual in the Legal 500 2016.