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Senscot's vision is of a socially just Scotland, served by a thriving social economy

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We support the social economy

Our mission is to establish and maintain a national support network for community activists and their social enterprises

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Our activities include:

Connecting and informing social enterprises across Scotland.

Supporting local and thematic social enterprise networks.

Working with others to establish new services for the sector.


Keep up to date with our bulletin and newsletter…

The latest update on community and social economy issues from the Senscot bulletin, including founder Laurence Demarco’s personal take on the week’s events.


The SENs Newsletter is your weekly roundup of Social Enterprise Network activity, with news, events and funding opportunities for social enterprises.

Senscot Briefing

Senscot Briefing

Each month, we're releasing a thematic briefing exploring the role that social enterprise can play in tackling major national issues. Our latest briefing explores the role of social enterprise in promoting healthy diet and an active lifestyle to reduce obesity. Check it out - Diet, Activity & Healthy Weight: The Role of Social Enterprise.

This year’s Senscot Conference will see a refreshed version of the Dragons’ Den – with the emphasis on the theme of ‘collaboration’. Applications are invited for ‘pitches’ from SEs either delivering or planning to deliver a new or amended service by working in partnership with others. Find out more and apply!


Senscot News

Submit your entry for the Senscot Dragons’ Den

26th October 2017
Deadline for entries is Friday 24th November 2017, 5pm **Please note winning presentation will be announced a…

SE Conference – Collaborating towards a Sharing Economy

23rd October 2017
Hosted by Senscot, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland, Community Enterprise with support from Scottish …
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Social Enterprise News

Lobbying Register Working Group – Member Biographies

15th November 2017
The Scottish Parliment The members of the Lobbying Register Working Group have each provided a short bio…

Scottish Parliament in row over appointments to body to implement…

15th November 2017
The Herald Scotland, by Paul Hutcheon The Scottish Parliament has been criticised after three-quarters of…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Community Engagement Manager – Mark Makers Phase 1

Location: Glasgow
Company: The Pollokshields Trust
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Head of Training

Location: Lothians
Company: Rebuild
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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This Week's Featured Profile

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‘good’ is a comfortable, bright and welcoming space in Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries where members of the public and third sector organisations can come together to share and learn through information, events and activities.

The free to rent space was the initiative of Kibble, one of Scotland’s oldest charities working with children and young people, and it was designed to give a space for charities and social enterp….