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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.

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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2004

Pension crisis ‘may increase child poverty’

Pension crisis ‘may increase child poverty’  By Jamie Carpenter Regeneration magazine 30.11.04     Government plans to end child poverty by 2020 could be seriously undermined if p…
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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2004

Milburn to unveil changes on charity funding

Milburn to unveil changes on charity funding   Patrick Wintour, chief political correspondent The Guardian 30.11.04     Radical changes in funding for charities will allow improvement…
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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2004

Banks that fail poor to be named and shamed

Banks that fail poor to be named and shamed   By Heather Greig-Smith Regeneration magazine 30.11.04     Banks that fail to improve their basic service for low income customers will be …
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2004

Cleaner streets can give councils a lift

Cleaner streets can give councils a lift   Regeneration magazine 29.11.04     Clean streets and better access to services impress residents more than council tax comparisons with other …
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2004

Scheme for disabled people wins award

Scheme for disabled people wins award  Regeneration magazine 29.11.04     A Shetland-based project providing support and employment to adults with disabilities was this week named win…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2004

Isle of Whithorn: Scottish Community of the Year 2004

Isle of Whithorn: Scottish Community of the Year 2004     29.11.04   Presenting the winners' awards at the Calor Scottish Community Awards in Edinburgh on Friday, Prince Charles paid tr…
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2004

Loan sharks to be challenged

Loan sharks to be challenged   New start magazine 29.11.04     The government has confirmed plans to allow people being cltarged exorbitant rates of interest to take their case to an in…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2004

Hitting the bulls-eyes

Hitting the bulls-eyes   Nearly everything we do is subject to a government target - but are we getting things right? Scott Dickinson suggests a better way of aiming.   New start magazine 26…
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Bulletin Articles
26th November 2004

‘Medici Effect’ (Book Review)

Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures   by Frans Johansson   ISBN: 1591391865 Format: Hardcover, 240pp Publisher: Client Distribution Serv…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th November 2004

Senscot Bulletin 26-11-2004

SENSCOT MEMBER’S BULLETIN No. 256, FRIDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2004   (Going out weekly to over 2500; searchable archive of bulletins at web-site, www.senscot.net)   Dear members and friends, &nb…
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Bulletin Articles
26th November 2004

Jobless could find work through online auctions.

Jobless could find work through online auctions.   New Start magazine 26.11.04     The creation of a series of state-sponsored online auction websites could herald huge opportunities f…
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Bulletin Articles
25th November 2004

New plans to help home buyers in Scotland

New plans to help home buyers in Scotland   26.11.04     Details of a new scheme to allow more people to take a first step into home ownership, and help owners whose properties are sche…