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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2005

Charity body warns over transfer of services

Charity body warns over transfer of services   David Brindle The Guardian 30.05.05     Charities should think twice before plunging into contracts to deliver public services, the…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2005

Too much aid cash spent on consultants

Too much aid cash spent on consultants   30.05.05     Official aid figures make the world's richest countries appear three times as generous as they really are, international anti-pover…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2005

Who Gets Funding? Text to Decide

Who Gets Funding? Text to Decide   30.05.05     In a new 'interactive' TV show, television viewers will get to vote on how £66.5m of National Lottery money will be spent   The fir…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th May 2005

Senscot Bulletin: 27-05-2005

SENSCOT MEMBER'S BULLETIN No. 280, FRIDAY 27th MAY 2005   (Going out weekly to over 2500; searchable archive of bulletins at web-site, www.senscot.net)   Dear members and friends,   We…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2005

Plans for Scottish social sector board

Plans for Scottish social sector board    27.05.05     The Scottish Executive is to set up an advisory board to inform its approach to supporting the social economy, the deputy mi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2005

Call to ban long-term doorstep lending deals

Call to ban long-term doorstep lending deals    Herpreet Kaur Grewal, Regeneration & Renewal magazine 27.05.05     Commission payments for doorstep lending agents should be b…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2005

Charity’s £55 pay offer to volunteers

Charity's £55 pay offer to volunteers    27.05.05     A volunteering charity will pay young people in Scotland £55 per week if they make a full-time commitment to contribute to …
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2005

Task force to lead the way on sustainable purchasing

Task force to lead the way on sustainable purchasing   27.05.05     The government must lead by example in using its purchasing power to further sustainable development, Secretary of St…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2005

Government ‘should aid legacy promotion drive’

Government 'should aid legacy promotion drive'   27.05.05     The chairman of the Legacy Promotion Campaign, David Brann, has voiced his frustration at the lack of Government support fo…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2005

‘Joined up’ regulation for charities

'Joined up' regulation for charities   26.05.05     Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator sign Memorandum of Understanding    A new way of working …
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2005

Big step forward for social enterprise with Executive recognition

Big step forward for social enterprise as Scottish Executive recognises need for targeted support     26.05.05   A debate in the Scottish Parliament last week saw Scotland’s MSPs expl…
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Bulletin Articles
26th May 2005

Foundation starts new ‘enterprise and independence’ programme

Foundation starts new ‘enterprise and independence’ programme   26.05.05     The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, one of the largest independent grantmaking foundations in the UK, has j…