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Sweden is considering the introduction of a gambling licence system with the aim of opening up the country’s state-controlled monopoly gambling marketplace to include not only non-profit organisations and state players but also foreign commercial operators.

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The Fundraising Regulator for England and Wales has announced its plans for introducing a Fundraising Preference Service (FPS) in 2017. This was one of the measures proposed within Sir Stuart Etherington’s review of UK fundraising that followed a series of fundraising scandals in the national press during the spring and summer of 2015.

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The 23rd Austrian Fundraising Congress takes place in Vienna from 10-12 October. Themed The Power of Innovation – shaping the future of fundraising now, the event will address how to reach and motivate donors in the future, explore the direction in which fundraising will evolve, and look at the innovations that will take the lead and how they will affect the future.

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