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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.

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What the undercover investigation into 'chuggers' found

  • The investigation showed how members of the public were lied to in order to get them to stop.
  • Members of the public were never told how much fundraisers were being paid to work on behalf of a charity.
  • Tag Campaigns announced it was instituting a new training regime and re-training all staff immediately.
  • One team leader has been suspended as a result of evidence produced by the undercover investigation.
  • Marie Curie said it had launched its own investigation into Tag.

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