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Bulletin Articles
24th March 2006

Business Gateway budgets said to face massive cuts

Business Gateway budgets said to face massive cuts  Mark WilliamsonThe Herald24.03.06     Scottish Enterprise failed to allay concerns that a cornerstone of efforts to boost Scotla…
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Bulletin Articles
24th March 2006

Socially aware businesses can eradicate poverty

Socially aware businesses can eradicate poverty By Rod MyerThe Age23.03.06 BUSINESS coach Roger Hamilton believes the power of business for positive change in the world is underestimated. In 2002, the…
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Bulletin Articles
24th March 2006

Communities promised seized cash

Communities promised seized cash  24.03.06  Twelve Scottish communities have been promised a share of £2m seized from drug dealers and other criminals. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverclyde, Ren…
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Bulletin Articles
24th March 2006

Third sector must now become two

Third sector must now become two  Laurence DemarcoRegeneration & Renewal24.03.06 The debate about whether authentic voluntary organisations should be separated from those that concentrate on …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd March 2006

Basic bank accounts ‘must be available for all’ ̵

Basic bank accounts 'must be available for all' - think tank 23.03.06 The New Economics Foundation has published a discussion paper about basic bank accounts. It says that 2-8 million of the poorest i…
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23rd March 2006

The size and shape of the social enterprise sector in Scotland: a…

The size and shape of the social enterprise sector in Scotland: a model   Senscot 21.03.06     The DTI estimate of 1050 social enterprises in Scotland is an unhelpful underestimate. On …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2006

Health and efficiency

Health and efficiency Social business may be policy flavour of the month, but the hype is more than justified according to Stephen Sears, one of Britain's leading social entrepreneurs, because of its…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2006

Brown Budget speech: increased role for third sector

Supporting Charities, Communities and Giving   from The Budget 2006   22.03.06     5.63 The Government recognises the vital role played by a vibrant third sector in our society, fr…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd March 2006

Black and White?

Black and White?   Third Sector magazine 22.03.06     Third Sector research has revealed that hardly any of the leaders of Britain's top 50 fundraising charities are non-white or disab…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2006

Scots ‘lack interest in regeneration’

Scots ‘lack interest in regeneration’   Barry McCarthy New Start magazine 17.03.06     Scottish leaders have been urged to set up a new national regeneration agency amid claims too …
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2006

Attack on the ‘clone towns’

Attack on the 'clone towns'   Senscot 20.03.06     A 'city growth strategy' to combat the rise of 'clone towns' will be unveiled this week.   The phenomenon of nationwide chains an…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2006

Towns and cities to pilot Business Improvement Districts

Towns and cities to pilot Business Improvement Districts 20.03.06 Six pilot projects that will see Scottish local authorities and businesses working together to regenerate town and city centres are to…