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The Bond Offer represents a chance to open up a new avenue of funding for social enterprises in Scotland - specifically for members of SENs. A great opportunity for the sector to provide itself with the mutual support that is so often talked about. twitter.com/ScotComF…

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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
30th September 2004

Draft charities bill report: main points

Draft charities bill report: main points   The Guardian 30.01.04   Tash Shifrin rounds up the main conclusions of the parliamentary joint committee's report on the draft charities bill pub…
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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2004

First UK Earthship launched in Fife

First UK Earthship launched in Fife   29.09.04   Paula Cowie of Sustainable Communities Initiative reports on the recent triumphant launch of the environmentally friendly house.   [from…
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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2004

New legal structure that could change the world

New legal structure that could change the world   Almost by accident, the government has created a legal structure that could curb the power of both banks and shareholders, but also put monetary …
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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2004

Social enterprise: next step forward

Social enterprise: next step forward   Radical Economics magazine September/October 2004     When the buzz wears off, social enterprise needs to prove its mettle, says Lisa Sanfilippo. …
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Research Article
30th September 2004

Social Enterprise and Regional Development – MIT 16.09.04

Social Enterprise and Regional Development Conference notes: Cambridge – MIT 16 September 2004   Andrew Robinson MBE: Head of Community Development Banking, Nat West and RBOS   6 Distingu…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2004

Farm diversification funding

Farm diversification funding   30.09.04   The Executive is to provide over £370,000 to 36 farm diversification projects.   These awards have been made to farming families under the Fa…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2004

Employers ‘fail to allow volunteer time for staff’

Employers 'fail to allow volunteer time for staff'   29.09.04     A new report from the Social Market Foundation indicates it would be difficult to implement the recent proposal by Digb…
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Senscot Bulletin
28th September 2004

Senscot Bulletin: 24-09-2004

SENSCOT MEMBER’S BULLETIN No. 247, FRIDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2004   Dear members and friends,   Last Thursday, Friday, Saturday, attended two funerals and a wedding - heavy going. Sunday escap…
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Bulletin Articles
28th September 2004

Volunteering linked to fall in depression

Volunteering linked to fall in depression   28.09.04     Doing voluntary work could help the 12 million people in the UK who suffer from mental health problems combat stress and depres…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2004

Co-ops and mutuals first in new parliament

Co-ops and mutuals first in new parliament   27.09.04   Co-operation & Mutuality Scotland (CMS) and Co-operatives UK brought together representatives of all parts of the co-operative sec…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2004

SEU sees home ownership as answer to joblessness

SEU sees home ownership as answer to joblessness   By David Blackman 22.09.04     People living in areas of concentrated unemployment will be encouraged to buy their homes as a way of t…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2004

Leicester groups win historic funding case

Leicester groups win court case   25.09.04     Six voluntary organisations in Leicester have won a landmark court case halting the City Council's decision to end their core funding. &…