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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2007

NCVO: Social enterprise evidence base to grow

NCVO: Social enterprise evidence base to grow   www.politics.co.uk 27.02.07     Social enterprise evidence base to grow as vital new research into the sector's governance support needs…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2007

TheCrown Estate in Scotland – New Opportunities for Public Bene…

The Crown Estate in Scotland – New Opportunities for Public Benefits Issued on behalf of the Crown Estate Review Working Group21.02.07 A major report, published today (Wednesday), sets out the case…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd February 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 23-02-2007

Dear members and friends, Many thanks to those who sent good wishes on my hospital visit on Wednesday. I got myself into a right state with dire imaginings of pain and humiliation, but the reality was…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2007

Full Cost Recovery in the Voluntary Sector

Full Cost Recovery in the Voluntary Sector – Impact Assessment [Research Publications] Report on costs and impacts of the implementation of the principle of Full Cost Recovery in the public sector …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd February 2007

Local Hero

Local Hero Social Enterprise magazineFebruary 2007 Oliver Letwin MP, chair of the Conservative Party's ongoing policy review, speaks to Social Enterprise's editor, Tim West, about where Conservative t…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd February 2007

Share unclaimed assets across UK, say the Scots

Share unclaimed assets across UK, say the Scots   By Helen Warrell Third Sector Magazine 21.02.07     An organisation that provides loan finance for voluntary groups in Scotland has wri…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd February 2007

‘Crisis near’ as Scots charities abandon their council contra

'Crisis near' as Scots charities abandon their council contracts   By Nathalie Thomas Third Sector Magazine 21.02.07     A growing number of charities are withdrawing from local author…
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Bulletin Articles
16th February 2007

From pear-shaped to peachy

From pear-shaped to peachy socialenterprise magazineMarch 2007 The Community Action Network was a shining light for social entrepreneurship before anybody had heard of the term. But it took on too muc…
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Senscot Bulletin
16th February 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 16-02-2007

Dear members and friends, Letter awaits my return from Spain: “You have been found to have a raised PSA blood test and in order to further confirm or exclude prostate cancer a day care admission has…
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Bulletin Articles
15th February 2007

UK is accused of failing children

UK is accused of failing children 14.02.07  The UK has been accused of failing its children, as it comes bottom of a league table for child well-being across 21 industrialised countries. Unicef …
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Research Article
15th February 2007

Commission on UnClaimed Assets – Summary of Findings

Commission on UnClaimed Assets Summary of FindingsFebruary 2007 In its July 2006 report, The Commission on UnClaimed Assets (CUA) recommended the establishment of a social investment bank to provide a…
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Bulletin Articles
13th February 2007

Social housing tenants to be helped on to property ladder

Social housing tenants to be helped on to property ladder Patrick WintourGuardian Society13.02.07 • Kelly offers aid to those who can pay 10% of value• House prices still rising faster than income…