Charities urged to re-think strategy on 'chugging'

The IoFs chief executive, Peter Lewis, has said it was time to re-assess the public's experience of 'chugging'.

There is growing concern that for every donor recruited by chuggers, many more are put off, he added.

Charities will now look at introducing a 'kite-marked' training scheme for all street fundraisers, to ensure the highest standards are met.

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Charities hold talks on 'chugging'

Britain's biggest charities are to hold crisis talks over the future of 'chugging' - and whether it should be scrapped altogether.