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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
28th April 2006

Inequality is root cause of poverty

Inequality is root cause of poverty  Laurence DemarcoRegeneration & Renewal28.04.06 Now and again there emerges a regeneration academic who truly understands the need to respect, enable and …
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2006

Civil Society on agenda

Civil Society on agenda New Independence convention debates the links between civil society and Scotland’s continuing battle for home rule Robert ArmourThird Force News28.04.06 Independence would be…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2006

Young ‘face risk of poverty trap’

Young ‘face risk of poverty trap'  BBC News24.04.06  Poverty in teenage years has had an increasing effect in keeping people poor when they get to middle age, research has suggested. The…
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Senscot Bulletin
28th April 2006

Senscot Bulletin: 28-04-2006

Dear members and friends, Although I've had friends who considered him 'The Messiah' – I've never been a Bob Dylan fan.  But Martin Scorsese's film 'No Direction Home' (Sunday TV) has given me…
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Research Article
28th April 2006

European Union Economic and Social Committee (Nominations)

European Union Economic and Social Committee (Nominations) (from Scottish Parliamentary business, Official Report 19 April 2006) 16:55 The Deputy Presiding Officer (Murray Tosh): The next item of busi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2006

Fast food – no junk

Fast food - no junk   Guardian 26.04.06   As part of the Guardian's food week, it asked readers to nominate their favourite healthy fast food joints. They include Scottish social enterprise…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2006

Pool money to fight deprivation, MSPs urge Scots executive

Pool money to fight deprivation, MSPs urge Scots executive   Susan Downer New Start magazine 21.04.06     Members of the Scottish Parliament have called for one fund to combat deprivati…
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2006

Young, gifted and not for profit

Young, gifted and not for profit    Peter Day BBC News 25.04.06     In the 19th century, it was charities that changed society, charities responding to the new urban problems of…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2006

Cut the confusion out of business support schemes

Cut the confusion out of business support schemes   With a major shake-up of how enterprise is promoted in the West Midlands due to be announced next week, Steve Walker, chief executive of ART (…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2006

Leading Ethical Companies Gather at London Business School to Dis…

Leading Ethical Companies Gather at London Business School to Discuss 'Sustainable' Careers   24.04.06     London - London Business School, in conjunction with KPMG, UnLtd, Net Impact,…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2006

New charity law takes effect

New charity law takes effect   24.04.06     Today sees the transition to a new landscape for the country's 20,000 charities as the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, OSCR, takes …
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Bulletin Articles
21st April 2006

New type of fund ‘lets charities invest in property’

New type of fund ‘lets charities invest in property'   Third Sector magazine 21.04.06     Charities are being urged to consider a new form of indirect property investment due to be a…