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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2004

Seduced by Speed

Seduced by Speed   By Jonathon Porritt   Resurgence magazine Jan/Feb 2004    MUCH HAS BEEN written over the centuries about the Mevlevi Order of Dervishes (better known as the Whir…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th February 2004

Senscot Bulletin 27-02-2004

SENSCOT MEMBER’S BULLETIN No. 217, FRIDAY 27th FEBRUARY 2004 Dear members and friends, “Why will a mother rabbit - trapped in a burrow by a ferret - put her babies behind her and…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

Social Enterprises and LECs: a response

Social Enterprises and LECs: a response   27.02.04     Two weeks ago, we asked whether social enterprises are treated fairly by Local Enterprise Companies (LECs) (click here to read). H…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

GEM 2003 Report for Scotland

GEM 2003 Report for Scotland   27.02.04     The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) research programme is an annual assessment of the national level of entrepreneurial activity. Initi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

Challenges to the development of the social enterprise sector in …

Challenges to the development of the social enterprise sector in the UK   ‘Taster’ document for unLTD meeting February 2004     Over the last two months we have conducted a number o…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

Following the trail of a new animal

Following the trail of a new animal   Regeneration & Renewal Magazine 20.02.04     Almost by accident, the government has created a legal structure that cold transform the financin…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

Entrepreneurship on the up in Scotland

Entrepreneurship on the up in Scotland   27.02.04     Scotland’s level of entrepreneurial activity is improving, according to a report published this week by Strathclyde University. &…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

New Market ‘Worth £2 Billion’ Opens For Business

New Market 'Worth £2 Billion' Opens For Business   27.02.04     The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) yesterday launched a new service to broker deals between busines…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2004

Brown urges “step change in the participation of young people i…

Brown urges 'step change in the participation of young people in volunteering activity'   27.02.04     Chancellor Gordon Brown has raised proposals for a 'national framework of communit…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2004

ODPM plans poverty ‘super unit’

ODPM plans poverty ‘super unit’   26.02.04     The Whitehall units responsible for neighbourhood renewal, social exclusion and homelessness are to be merged to form a new “super …
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2004

Ministers told: we need to have more charities

Ministers told: we need to have more charities  Decline due to public disillusionment and lack of support, says charities chief   25.02.04     Scotland needs more charities and a…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2004

Vital steps to solve our housing crisis

Vital steps to solve our housing crisis   Seven Days Sunday Herald 22.02.04     IF you’re living in a leaky caravan on Mull, there might only be a few laughs to be had on a Sunday mor…