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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.


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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

Social Enterprise Events and Activities for Year of Young People …

14th June 2018
Below is a list of projects and events relating to the Year of Young People undertaken by SEN members. &nbs…

The Community Bond – Putting the Spirit of Collaboration in…

20th February 2018
At our Social Enterprise Conference in December 2017, the lack of appropriate loans, in particular bridging lo…
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Social Enterprise News

MPs alone won’t solve the Brexit deadlock. We need a citizens…

17th January 2019
The Guardian, by Lisa Nandy and Stella Creasy16.01.19 Lisa Nandy is Labour MP for Wigan; Stella Creasy is …

A Short History of Brexit by Kevin O’Rourke review – a devast…

17th January 2019
The Guardian, by Fintan O'Toole16.01.19 In 1956, the then chancellor of the exchequer Harold Macmillan comm…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Community Engagement Officer

Location: Lochgilphead
Company: Mid Argyll Community Enterprises Ltd
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Depute Chief Executive (Strategy)

Location: Aberdeen
Company: Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE)
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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