February 10, 2021
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Landmark ruling eases forthcoming telemarketing laws for Dutch charities

On 26 January 2021, the Dutch government unanimously approved two amendments to the proposed Telecommunications Act, softening the rules for charities in contrast with legislation for businesses. The […]
December 9, 2020

Looking back: Which EU policies progressed in 2020 and where are we now?

In the last of this year’s series – a View from Brussels – our public affairs columnist, Patrick Gibbels, summarises the state of play on the […]
July 1, 2020
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Door drop proposals pose new threat to fundraising

Photo credit: Photo by Dele Oke on Unsplash. With some EU states proposing that residents should not receive unaddressed mailings unless they have opted in, our […]
June 25, 2020
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Emergency tax measures sought to boost philanthropy in France

France générosités is calling on the French government to introduce new emergency tax incentives that will boost philanthropy and help to reverse the long-term decline in […]
June 3, 2020
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EU Covid-19 measures: Where does philanthropy fit in?

With Europe still reeling from a global pandemic, our public affairs columnist Patrick Gibbels asks what measures the EU will take to protect charities and NGOs […]
May 6, 2020
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EU Response to COVID-19: What support for Charities?

Measures imposed to halt the spread of COVID-19 have had a massive impact on the economy in Europe, hitting businesses and charities alike, yet while support […]