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

Senscot News

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…

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…
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Social Enterprise News

List of MPs who voted against Theresa May’s Immigration Act

20th April 2018
NOESAbbott, Ms DianeEdwards, JonathanLazarowicz, MarkLeech, Mr JohnLlwyd, rh Mr ElfynL…

The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland (And How They Got It)

18th April 2018
Book ReviewsWho Owns Scotland? How did they get it? What happened to all the common land in Scotland? Has …
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Part Time – Finance Administrator

Location: Livingston
Company: Craigsfarm Community Development Project
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Contracts and Monitoring Officer

Location: Edinburgh
Company: One Parent Families Scotland
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Carpetinc is one of three subsidiaries – others include Removalinc and Joinerinc –  operated by Instant Neighbour and is the only carpet re-use social enterprise in the North-East of Scotland.

It was established to enable those on low incomes to have good quality flooring, lowering heating costs and increasing comfort combining social welfare activity with environmental action.

They re-use carpets that would otherwise….