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The Reverend Iain May calls for lending changes following the demise of Wonga

Ailsa Roddie highlights the potential pitfalls of funding-led projects

David Davison on the positive changes that have occured to charity pension schemes laws

Natasha MacKinnon says fundraisers need not keep quiet about their work

Heather Lamont looks at a few recent headlines from the financial press and considers what they might mean for your charity’s finances.

John James says small charities should not shy away from investing for social good

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisation’s policy officer Ruth Boyle looks at the issues around the Flexible Workforce Development Fund

Jo Anderson is urging fundraisers to complete a short survey on the role of the Institute of Fundraising Scotland

Charlotte Bray on what you can learn about fundraising in an orchard

Roger Moors examines the role of social investment and how it’s so much more than just about money