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Senscot Bulletin
9th November 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 09-11-07

Dear members and friends, I was lucky enough to be a small part of the 1960s revival of folk music in Scotland.  Through a venue I opened called The Bothy, I became friendly with some of the musi…
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Bulletin Articles
9th November 2007

Bill on unclaimed assets begins journey through parliament

Bill on unclaimed assets begins journey through parliamentGemma Ware09.11.07 The Queen has set in motion a law to allow banks and building societies to hand over money lying in dormant bank accounts t…
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Bulletin Articles
9th November 2007

Definitions

Dear EditorI was interested to read in the last Senscot bulletin that you are perplexed on the subject of sector and business model. A number of years ago Scottish Enterprise, as part of the process o…
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Bulletin Articles
8th November 2007

Moral Compass

Moral Compass Andrew Simms 08.11.07   Waiting lists for the ultra-rich queuing to buy petrol-hungry super-cars are getting longer. Pity, for a moment, the frustrated plutocrat who might have to …
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Bulletin Articles
8th November 2007

Quit&Save

Quit&Save Quit&Save is a social enterprise aimed at bringing quit clubs to every town in Scotland. We believe at the very heart of quitting smoking is adult education and personal development.…
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Senscot Bulletin
2nd November 2007

Senscot Bulletin: 02-11-2007

Dear members and friends, The dark and the cold are with us again but for some reason my mood is buoyant just now - as if the good guys are in charge of the ship.  Keep hearing about a small fami…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd November 2007

Presentation to the Social Enterprise Institute Conference

Presentation to the Social Enterprise Institute ConferenceTracy Slavin02.11.07 Tracy Slavin, the new Director of the Third Sector and Social Economy Division of Government gave a presentation to the S…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd November 2007

Scottish regeneration agency scrapped

Scottish regeneration agency scrapped Barry McCarthy (New Start)31.10.07 Scotland’s national regeneration agency Communities Scotland will be abolished. The move, announced as New Start went to pres…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd November 2007

Parliamentary Member’s debate

Parliamentary Member's debateScottish Parliment02.11.07 Last week's Parliamentary Member's debate on social enterprise significantly championed the sector for its potential in designing and delivering…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd November 2007

Civilisation ends with a shutdown of human concern. Are we there …

Civilisation ends with a shutdown of human concern. Are we there already?George Monbiot (The Gaurdian)30.10.07 A few weeks ago I read what I believe is the most important environmental book ever writt…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd November 2007

Fit for Purpose

Fit for Purpose - Recommendations   The Scottish Forum for Public Health, NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts), the Scottish Government’s Social Enterprise Team and S…
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Bulletin Articles
1st November 2007

Call for Radical Action on Community Energy

Call for Radical Action on Community EnergyHighlands and Islands Community Energy Company01.11.07   A call for a radical approach to community energy development in Scotland has been made at a ma…