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

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

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Connecting and informing social enterprises across Scotland.

Supporting local and thematic social enterprise networks.

Working with others to establish new services for the sector.


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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.

It is also includes The SENs weekly update, a roundup of Social Enterprise Network activity, with news, events and funding opportunities for social enterprises.



Senscot News

P4P – Research into creation of SE Clusters

7th February 2019
Partnership for Procurement (P4P) in partnership with Scottish Enterprise Inclusive Models Team (SE IMT), has …

Pockets and Prospects

23rd January 2019
The Pockets and Prospects Project is funded by the Scottish Government via Scottish Community Alliance’s Com…
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Social Enterprise News

Scotland can be a world leader in a food revolution

26th March 2019
Third Force News, by Graham Martin 26.03.19 It is one of the basics of life – an absolute fundamental …

The BBC and the future of news

26th March 2019
BBC, by Tony Hall  20.03.19 Introduction Early in its life, the BBC arrived at a defining moment. …
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Social Enterprise Jobs


Location: Edinburgh
Company: The Salisbury Centre SCIO
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Moray Area Manager

Location: Elgin Moray
Company: AVUNUE
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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The No.1 Be-friending Agency

Based in Glasgow, The No1 Be-friending Agency is a community interest company which provides a one-to-one ‘be-friending’ service, as well as providing personal and social support both at home and in the community.

No 1 was formed in September 2016 by a number of care professionals who frequently experienced in their line of work that many of the older adults they cared for longed for some meaningful interaction, in addi….