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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

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

Six possible scenarios in light of Theresa May’s Brexit dea

15th November 2018
The Guardian, by Rajeev Syal 15.11.18What possible scenarios might happen in the light of Theresa May…

Football ‘worth £1.25bn’ to Scottish society

13th November 2018
BBC News, by Chris McLaughlin 31.10.18 Playing football prevents over 8,000 cases of cardiovascular dise…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Part time development manager

Location: Glasgow
Company: Biodiversity Initiative
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

ParkPower Project Manager

Location: Stirling
Company: greenspace scotland
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Caledonia Cremation

Caledonia Cremation is Scotland’s first not-for-profit funeral directors, offering direct cremations as a way to combat funeral poverty.

A direct cremation is an alternative to organising a traditional funeral service, which can often cost thousands of pounds.

Direct cremations provide a flexible option, with no service at the crematorium. Caledonia Cremation take care of all the practical arrangements for a fixed rate….