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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.


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

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

The rise of the shadow state: the truth about outsourcing

17th January 2018
The New Statesman, by Alan WhiteContractors like Serco, G4S and Clearel have become "too big to fail", whi…

A heavy price will have to be paid for this failure of privatisat…

17th January 2018
The Herald Scotland, by Iain Macwhirter17.01.18PFI for beginners. Civil servant has dinner with mates …
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Group Chief Executive

Location: Paisley
Company: Ferguslie park Housing Association
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Advanced Creative Pathways – Digital Tutor

Location: Renfrewshire
Company: Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Creating Conversations

Creating Conversations is a social enterprise which forms part of arts charity Artlink Central. They are passionate and committed to developing social products that enhance the lives for people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.


By producing conversation toolkits, Creative Conversations’ mission is to help break barriers of communication to reduce social isolation and enhance relationships, conf….