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Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2006

Derelict and Vacant Land information published

Derelict and Vacant Land information published   31.02.06     Information on derelict and vacant land in Scotland is published today in a statistical bulletin which includes its locatio…
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Bulletin Articles
29th January 2006

Need for building workers in the Highlands & Islands

Need for building workers in the Highlands & Islands    29.01.06     Women and migrant workers are needed to solve the skills shortages faced by the booming construction indus…
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Bulletin Articles
29th January 2006

Banks failing on promise of basic bank accounts

Banks failing on promise of basic bank accounts 30.01.06 A charity has accused the banking industry of failing to provide basic bank accounts for the poorest people in society. Banks are supposed to o…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2006

Scotland UnLtd announce competition winners

Scotland UnLtd announce competition winners 27.01.06 This week Scotland unLTD made their 3rd annual Level 2 investment awards. Six individuals shared a total of £101,000 to develop their social enter…
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Research Article
27th January 2006

Written Anwers on a Social Economy Advisory board for Scotland

SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTWRITTEN ANSWER 24 January 2006  Index Heading: Development Department Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con): To ask the Scottish Executive  when the Social Econo…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th January 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 27-01-2006

Dear members and friends, Previous time my pal Keith and I attended a London board meeting, the last EasyJet from Stansted was delayed 3 hours.  Catching the same flight on Wednesday with an hour…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2006

Blair reaffirms commitment to social enterprise

Blair reaffirms commitment to social enterprise   25.01.06     The prime minister has announced his support and encouragement for social enterprise at the 'Voice06' conference in Londo…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2006

State has usurped love thy neighbour

State has usurped love thy neighbour  Laurence Demarco, Regeneration & Renewal 27 January 2006 I once met social entrepreneur and thinker Michael Young at the big friendly house in Bethnal …
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2006

Inner visions

Inner visions   Social enterprises, short-stay 'step-up' beds, care campuses, more walk-in centres, longer GP opening hours, prescriptions for social care - John Carvel gets a sneak preview of t…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2006

Brown proposes social enterprise start-up fund

Brown proposes social enterprise start-up fund   25.01.06     Chancellor Gordon Brown has mooted a new government fund to help new charities and social enterprises get started.   I…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2006

Jobs ‘fail to lift poor out of low income and social exclusion

Jobs ‘fail to lift poor out of low income and social exclusion’   Chloe Stothart New Start magazine 25.01.06     The government’s drive to increase the number of people in work wi…
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Bulletin Articles
25th January 2006

Landmark health and care White Paper due next week

Landmark health and care White Paper due next week     25.01.06   The long-awaited White Paper on health outside hospitals is now expected to be published as earlier as next Monday, Ca…