Lords debate changing definition of social investment

Lords debate changing definition of social investment

2 Jul 2015 | Alice Sharman

The House of Lords last night debated whether to change the definition of social investment and whether to force charities undertaking social investment to get professional financial advice.


Lords debate changing definition of social investment

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