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Fredericks Foundation awarded the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision

7th February 2019 - Fredericks Foundation, has been awarded the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision (ECoGC) in recognition of its good practices.

 The European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit provision provides a set of standards in terms of management, governance, risk management, reporting, and consumer and investor relations. These standards are for the benefit of customers, investors, funders, owners, regulators and partner organisations.

 Following an extensive audit and review process over several months where every aspect of the organisation was tested, Fredericks scored highly and received the award on 4 February 2019.

 Duncan Parker, CEO of Fredericks, said 'We are thrilled to have received this affirmation from the European Microfinance organisation. We strive to provide a great service for our beneficiaries and donors and this will give them much confidence in us as the relationship is one built on trust and integrity. I'm delighted for my team at Fredericks as it's a huge 'well done' recognising both their professionalism and especially their passion, commitment and hard work.'






BBC One - A Matter of Life and Debt

Fredericks Foundation and our clients have again been featured in the new BBC One documentary series A Matter of Life and Debt.

The first part of the new series is currently being aired, with 6 of Freddie’s clients being showcased and various stages of our lending process being highlighted.

Click on the links below to watch our clients in action!

Wendy from Furbabies Grooming

Sue from The Garden Shop

Dee from K’s Wors

To find out more about the new series of A Matter of Life and Debt visit the BBC One website here.


Our Client Manager’s Podcast with Eagle Radio’s Biz Surrey & Hampshire!

Biz caught up with Val Buckingham, a client manager at Fredericks Foundation, whose mission is to provide access to small business loans to people excluded from mainstream credit in order to create choice not charity, and to give individuals the opportunity to transform their lives, and to build a society based on dignity not on handouts.

Listen to the Podcast here