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Heather Lamont highlights some common anxieties about ethical investment – and explains why there’s no need for trustees to worry

​Ross McCulloch says charities need to start thinking about how they can provide more digital services to improve people's lives

Ben Doherty warns charities of the perils of discrimination in staff recruitment following recent instances of a serial applicant

Beth Murphy on what is being done as it is revealed half of all third sector organisations struggle with basic digital skills

Catherine Somerville on the pressing need for Scotland's charities to ensure they are inclusive of their staff

Val Surgenor takes a closer look at the impact of the general data protection regulation (GDPR) on fundraising and marketing.

Rebecca Curtis-Moss, in her role as a digital communications trainer, offers up her favourite examples of charities doing a good job of using digital technology

Susan Smith argues the CAS review highlights extreme examples of some common governance issues facing many charities

​Heather Lamont advises charities on the best way to respond to falling interest rates

Maggie Lennon argues that civil society might not be best suited for navigating Brexit without some genuine assurances from the government