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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 2006

How we can learn from the Scottish experience

How we can learn from the Scottish experience   by David Donnison   from: Lest we forget: democracy, neighbourhoods and government Ed. John Benington, Lucy de Groot and Jane Foot Solace Foun…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2006

Community recycling head slams government “mixed messages&#

Community recycling head slams government 'mixed messages'   28.11.06     The new chair of the Community Recycling Network has slammed Defra for its 'lack of real support' for the sect…
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Research Article
29th November 2006

Social Enterprise Coalition Policy Paper on Business Support

Social Enterprise Coalition Policy Paper on Business Support   November 2006  Appendix A - Business Support in the UK Regions   Scotland  What is happening with Business Link (…
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2006

Make a profit… and make a difference

Make a profit... and make a difference   Joe Moore Highlands and Islands Area Chairman, SCDI Inverness Courier 28.11.06     WHAT do the World Cup for homeless people and community land…
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2006

Together, Sir Humphrey, we can beat poverty

Together, Sir Humphrey, we can beat poverty   Oliver Letwin The Times 27.11.06     Last week was relative poverty week — when it was revealed that the number of people living on less …
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Bulletin Articles
28th November 2006

November removal of ceased charities

November removal of ceased charities 20.11.06  OSCR continues its work to establish a comprehensive and accurate Scottish Charity Register, with the announcement of the list of organisations sche…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2006

All politicians kill the thing they love – charities beware

All politicians kill the thing they love – charities beware   Matthew Parris The Times 25.11.06     Farewell, “Disgusted” of Tunbridge Wells. The Conservative MP for that constitu…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2006

Credit where it’s due: Cameron talks sense

Credit where it's due: Cameron talks sense   Will Hutton The Observer 26.11.06     For nearly 80 years, from the end of the First World War to 1997, the Conservative party seemed to ha…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2006

Glasgow firms up main goals for city centre

Glasgow firms up main goals for city centre    24.11.06     Improving the physical infrastructure of Glasgow city centre and regenerating the Clyde waterfront area have been liste…
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Bulletin Articles
27th November 2006

Housing associations urged to start up social enterprise schemes

Housing associations urged to start up social enterprise schemes 27.11.06  The National Housing Federation and BIGinvest are jointly encouraging non-profit housing associations to take up an oppo…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2006

Policy Paper on Business Support

Policy Paper on Business Support Social Enterprise Coalition 24.11.06 The Social Enterprise Coalition has written a policy paper which sets out the case for appropriate and targeted business support p…
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Research Article
24th November 2006

Bigger, Better, Bolder – the SSEC Manifesto

Bigger, Better, Bolder: Social enterprise solutions for Scotland The manifesto of the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition     The manifesto was launched on 16th November 2006. Here is the i…