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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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Senscot Bulletin
30th March 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 30-03-2007

Dear members and friends, Been a bit despondent lately - probably the weather - a longing for spring – for blue sky and sunlight. My mood shows in how crabbit I've been. Sunday flight to London - gu…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2007

Open doors to social enterprise

Open doors to social enterprise Borders LSEP Event30.03.07 Tuesday 27th March was a great day for Social Enterprise in the Borders, and an event hosted by the LSEP was the most positive thing to happe…
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Bulletin Articles
30th March 2007

Lottery to manage £30m asset fund

Lottery to manage £30m asset fund    Regeneration & Renewal 30.03.07     Lottery good causes distributor the Big Lottery Fund will manage a new £30 million fund to help comm…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2007

‘Apprentice’ quits £100,000-a-year job to pursue his own pro

‘Apprentice’ quits £100,000-a-year job to pursue his own projects Yorkshire Post27.03.07 THE first Apprentice winner, Tim Campbell, has quit his £100,000-a-year job with Sir Alan Sugar. He was …
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2007

Social Enterprise Strategy: Executive Summary

Social Enterprise Strategy: Executive Summary   Scottish Executive29.03.07     The purpose of this strategy and action plan is to implement our vision for social enterprise in Scotland …
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Research Article
28th March 2007

Social enterprise in primary and community care

Authored by Secretary of State for Health, Patricia Hewitt, 'Social enterprise in primary and community care' outlines Hewitt's vision of the role of social enterprise in the provision of health and s…
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Bulletin Articles
28th March 2007

Entrepreneur website launched

Entrepreneur website launched Helen WarrellThird Sector28.03.07 Sixty social enterprises across the world joined forces on Monday to launch a website that will allow aspiring entrepreneurs to share ne…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2007

Mainstreaming of the mavericks

Mainstreaming of the mavericks     The social entrepreneurship movement has come of age, writes Charles Leadbeater. What now?   The Observer 25.03.07     They were a ragtag …
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2007

BIGinvest seeks social ventures in need of £50,000 to £500,000

BIGinvest seeks social ventures in need of £50,000 to £500,000   27.03.07     A specialist finance company founded by The Big Issue is seeking social enterprises in need of investmen…
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2007

Social enterprise in health report launched today

Social enterprise in health report launched today   27.03.07     A major report revealing vast potential of social enterprises to reform health and social care delivery was launched tod…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2007

Lotto-backed boat firm floats plan for conferences on canal

Lotto-backed boat firm floats plan for conferences on canal   Michael Blackley Edinburgh Evening News 24.03.07     Week-long canal 'cruises' are set to be launched between Edinburgh and…
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Research Article
23rd March 2007

Senscot Donations 2007

Senscot Bulletin Donations 2007 We are grateful to the following: COMPANY MEMBERSNiall Alexander Ranald Allan Richard Atkins Tracy Axten Barry Ayre Brian Balmain Sam Baumber Patrick Boase Dugdale Brad…