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  • Mark Runacus and Caroline Warboys

    New DMA chair calls for ‘more authentic’ consumer engagement

    8th February 2017 • NewsComments (0)

    Mark Runacus (pictured, left), chief strategy officer at Karmarama, has been named as the new Chair of the DMA Board, with Starcount MD Caroline Worboys (pictured, right) named as Deputy Chair. Runacus and Worboys succeed Julia Porter and Shaun Bailey. As his...

  • Kirstie Buchanan

    DMA North Council names new chair

    12th January 2017 • NewsComments (0)

    DMA North Council names new chairThe DMA has selected Kirstie Buchanan (pictured) as new chair for its North Council. Liverpool-based Buchanan is sales & marketing director at Idox Group-owned digital agencies Rippleffect and Reading Room. She brings with...

  • DMC annual report

    Concerns over consent dominated complaints in 2016

    6th January 2017 • NewsComments (0)

    Complex supply chains and confusion over consent represented the biggest concerns to consumers in 2016, according to the annual report of the Direct Marketing Commission, the independent body which investigates complaints made about DMA Members. In 2016 the...

  • FPS: Regulator unveils plans

    1st December 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    The Fundraising Regulator has revealed its plans for the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS). It is set to be launched in spring/early summer 2017. In summary: The opt-out from specified charities will apply to all charities and all forms of communication...

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    Lock up rogue marketers, says DMA

    8th November 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    The DMA has called for custodial sentences to be made available to punish those that repeatedly breach data protection laws by making illegal nuisance calls. This follows the ICO’s recent announcement that from spring 2017 it will be able to hold rogue...

  • Giles Ward-Best

    Five year behind bars for TPS impostor

    3rd November 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    A rogue marketer, who defrauded hundreds of people and impersonated the Telephone Preference Service, has been sentenced to five years in prison and disqualified from being a director for 10 years, following his conviction for fraud. Giles Ward-Best...

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    DBS gets thumbs-up from DMA

    1st November 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    DBS Data has passed the DMA’s extended compliance audit process for data businesses. The business was invited to participate in the pilot of the association’s additional external audit, during which its policies and processes were independently...

  • Let's adore and endure each other

    Prepare for GDPR as well as Brexit, says DMA

    4th October 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    The DMA has called on businesses to take responsibility for customer data and ensure they are prepared for the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) due to come into force in May 2018, despite the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU. Chris...

  • Helen Lamprell

    Vodafone gets DMA seal of approval

    22nd September 2016 • NewsComments (0)

    Vodafone UK has become the first telecommunications company to receive the TPS Assured accreditation having passed an extensive audit of its outbound call centres by the DMA. The accreditation means that Vodafone and its partners comply fully with both the...

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    The future of fundraising

    22nd September 2016 • FeaturesComments (0)

    by Antony Begley The DMA has been working with fundraisers and key stakeholders to discuss what the future of the charity industry looks like – and the result is a set of recommendations for ‘an ideal future for one-to-one fundraising’. There’s no...