Helping each other to succeed.

Meet other hospices, get help and support, share ideas, develop expertise – and more.

Benefit from our combined size, resources and knowledge

The HLA is a network of over 120 UK-based hospices, working together to help each other.

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Latest Regulatory News

Advice notes issued by the Gambling Commission

The Gambling Commission have published three new sets of advice on their website:   Private companies fundraising through lotteries Societies running lotteries for other good causes Using SMS short codes for lottery promotion

Advice about advertising rules

The Gambling Commission is reminding lottery operators about advertising rules following an ASA ruling. Read the published advice here.

Response to the LCCP consultation on changes to society lottery requirements

The Gambling Commission have published their response to the consultation on proposals to change some parts of the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) applicable to lottery operators.   They have listened to the concerns that lottery operators and trade associations have...

Gambling Industry Statistics Nov 2017

Gambling industry statistics are published twice a year (in May and November) and provide the latest information on each sector regulated by the Gambling Commission. The latest statistics, which include online gambling services offered to customers in Britain, cover the period between April 2016...

Why Choose Us

  • Helping to achieve mutual success for all our members

    The Hospice Lotteries Association was established to help those hospices 
    which operate lotteries to share information and benefit from each other’s experiences.

  • Our aim is to:
    • Promote its members hospice lotteries.
    • Encourage best practice and compliance with relevant legislation.
    • Provide mutual support through the sharing of knowledge and experience.
    • Provide representation of its members to the Lotteries Council and to any other governing or legislative bodies.
    • Keep members up-to-date with industry legislation, codes of practice and standards.
    • Receive representations from industry suppliers, to ensure that members are aware of the latest technologies and innovations.
    • Present a united body of opinion on matters relating to hospice lotteries when requested to do so or as necessary.
    • Provide increased credibility to its members.
  • Working together

    Working together all members can operate more successful lotteries – benefiting themselves and those who support us.

    We meet regularly – our calendar currently includes two members’ meetings each year, one training session and one annual conference. 

    We play an active role in the industry and have a strong relationship with industry bodies such as The Lotteries Council and the Gambling Commission. 

    Our members also benefit from legal representation - all members of the Hospice Lotteries Association benefit from IBAS coverage, for when independent 
    arbitration may be required.

    We welcome new members and hope that other hospices will join with us, to share their experiences and to help achieve mutual success for all.

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