News from United Kingdom
The UK's face-to-face fundraising trade body, the Public Fundraising Association (PFRA), has created an innovative interactive e-Learning platform for face-to-face fundraisers. Developed in partnership with award-winning developer, Sponge UK, the system allows PFRA members free access to four challenging online modules.
A new regulatory system for charity fundraising in the UK is currently being established in the wake of a series of charity scandals that dominated the national media from May 2015 throughout the summer.
Annual income from charitable legacies in England and Wales rose by 8% to £2.2 billion (equating to over €3 billion) during 2014, according to new legacy giving data from Smee & Ford.