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Senscot Bulletin
29th February 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 29-02-08

Dear members and friends, In bed this morning with a mild flu – sneezing, coughing, sore and tired – drifting in and out of sleep – a dreaming `Lemsip` day. When I was younger, dreams were full …
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Minister pledges bigger role for social enterprises

Minister pledges bigger role for social enterprisesPatrick Butler The Guardian27.02.08 The communities secretary, Hazel Blears, today promised to help make social enterprise central to public service …
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Business boost for asset transfer and community enterprise

Business boost for asset transfer and community enterpriseCommunities and Local Government27.02.08 Communities Secretary Hazel Blears is joining forces with business to take a more active role in supp…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Ivan Lewis announces £27m extra for Social Enterprise

Ivan Lewis announces £27m extra for Social Enterprise Department of Health (National)27.02.08 Increased funding will help social enterprises deliver health and social care services Ivan Lewis today …
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

New £10m risk capital investment fund for Social Enterprises ann…

New £10m risk capital investment fund for Social Enterprises announced Cabinet Office (National)27.02.08 Phil Hope, Minister for the Third Sector, today announced that a radical proposal to set up a …
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Don’t believe the hype

Don't believe the hypeRob Greenland27.02.08 In 1996, the then chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan, famously coined the phrase 'irrational exuberance' to describe some of the behav…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Conflicts of interest beset social enterprises

Conflicts of interest beset social enterprises Vibeka MairCharity Finance26.02.08Social enterprises are unlikely to achieve financial sustainability and it is unreasonable to expect them to do so, acc…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Social Enterprise boost

This week's English Social Enterprise boosts: Hazel Blears announces that her department (DCLG) is to create a new social enterprise unit. https://senscot.net/?viewid=7012 Phil Hope announces a new '…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

Brown: social entrepreneurs make change happen

Brown: social entrepreneurs make change happen Crimson Business Ltd. 28.02.08 An extra £37m is to be set aside for social enterprise ventures, Gordon Brown announced today. Speaking via video link to…
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Bulletin Articles
28th February 2008

A Community of Business

A Community of BusinessSSEC28.02.08 What are you in business for? The money? Providing a good service to customers? The thrill of being at the cutting edge in your field and beating the competition? D…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd February 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 22-02-08

Dear members and friends, I have an aversion to databases – if possible I refuse to provide information – when there’s no escape I make silly mistakes – vary the way I write my name; DeMarco, …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd February 2008

Volunteer Army Gathers To Champion Village Halls

Volunteer Army Gathers To Champion Village HallsSCVO 19.02.08 Around 250 members of the volunteer army who manage rural Scotland's Village Halls and other community facilities will gather in Aviemore …