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Registration is now live for the NHSScotland Event 2018, which is being held on 18 and 19 June at the Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow (SEC).The theme of this year's Event is 'Delivering Now, Improving for the Future.'nhsscotlandevent.com pic.twitter.com/FHxf…

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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
29th June 2007

Enterprise award for board game project

Enterprise award for board game project   29.06.07     A former economics teacher who has helped schoolchildren develop a board game aimed at teaching teenagers how to run a successful …
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Bulletin Articles
29th June 2007

Council of Economic Advisers to improve Scottish sustainability

Council of Economic Advisers to improve Scottish sustainability   29.06.07     A Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) has been created to advise the First Minister on the best way to impr…
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Senscot Bulletin
29th June 2007

Senscot Bulletin 29-06-2007

Dear members and friends, Tenzin Gyatso said recently that being the 14th Dalai Lama is a role he plays – but that deep down he considers himself a simple Buddhist monk – even in his dreams. “Th…
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Bulletin Articles
29th June 2007

Senscot AGM 2007 Report

Senscot AGM 2007 Report 29.06.07 Senscot's AGM took place this wednesday, 27th June, in Edinburgh, and went well – thanks to those who attended. We were very impressed with John Swinney – the new…
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Bulletin Articles
29th June 2007

Senscot AGM – 27th June 2007 – Laurence’s comme

Senscot AGM - 27th June 2007 Laurence Demarco's comments Senscot trustees are determined that we do not reduce our commitment to the social enterprise sector – but they are keen that we extend …
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2007

Speech by John Swinney to Senscot AGM

Senscot AGM: 27 June 2007 speech byJohn SwinneyMinister for Finance and Sustainable Growth I am delighted to be here today and would like to thank Senscot for inviting me to speak to you.  An AGM…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2007

Development of social enterprises could be the making of Scotland

Development of social enterprises could be the making of Scotland By Robert CrawfordSunday Herald24.06.07  If, as is hoped, the Executive is serious about introducing some new economic policy thi…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2007

Building a different kind of state

from Building a different kind of state A speech by Ed Miliband MP, Minister for the Third Sector,to the Donald Chesworth Educational Trust Toynbee Hall, London14 June 2007 Today, I want to argue tha…
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Bulletin Articles
28th June 2007

Let rural communities map their own future

Let rural communities map their own future   John Vidal The Guardian 27.06.07     Governments - central and local - hate consulting. They know what they want to do, they reluctantly as…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2007

Learning to save the planet

Learning to save the planet Myshele GoldbergThe Scotsman20.06.07 Everyone seems to be going green these days – politicians, celebrities, ordinary people. But what about people who want to go beyond…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd June 2007

Senscot Bulletin 22-06-2007

Dear members and friends, I got a 6 month driving ban and a £60 fine. Gutted? Back in court yesterday (Thursday) to plead my postponed case……wait my turn – sitting 2 hours with other losers –…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd June 2007

Integration of Communities Scotland national social economy and s…

Integration of Communities Scotland national social economy and social enterprise function with Scottish Executive Third Sector Team 22.06.07 Minister for Communities and Sport, Stewart Maxwell MSP un…