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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

Teaching Social Enterpise – Scotland leads the Way

20th March 2019
Pioneers Post Should social enterprise be on every school curriculum? It will be in Scotland by 2028. We find…

New group hopes to turn the spotlight on to the issue of rural re…

20th March 2019
Stornoway Gazette 18.03.19 A new Rural Repopulation and Renewal Working Group comprised of Community Lan…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

EOTDT Development Manager

Location: 14 Johnston Terrace (Old Town), Edinburgh EH1 2PW
Company: Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT)
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Front of House Administrator (Casual Cover)

Location: Edinburgh
Company: WHALE Arts
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Transition Extreme Sports Ltd.

Transition Extreme (TX) is a social enterprise which uses a wide range of extreme urban sports and their cultures to enable the local youth population to make positive changes to their lives.

Housed in an imposing hangar on Aberdeen’s beach front, TX’s impressive facilities include one of the biggest skateparks in Scotland, several indoor climbing walls, an outdoor rope adventure course, as well as a café and function ….