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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
31st July 2008

Assets that can’t be bought

Assets that can't be boughtDavid Boyle, The Guardian16.07.08 'Our life doesn't have to be about going from one drop-in centre to another,' says Bee Harries, a patient at the South London and Maudsley …
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

Venturesome calls for clarity on social enterprise business model…

Venturesome calls for clarity on social enterprise business modelsCharity Finance30.07.08 Venturesome, CAF’s social investment fund, has published a paper aimed at finding common agreement on the la…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

John Logie Baird Awards Programme 2008

Awards Programme 2008John Logie Baird 29.07.08 The Awards scheme is one element of a full package of support provided by the Programme which is free to enter and open to any innovative business, entre…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

Social enterprise at a crossroads

Social enterprise at a crossroadsThird Sector30.07.08 Social enterprise could be on the verge of an identity crisis. The news last month that a flagship social business, the ECT Group, had sold its re…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

Big Lottery Fund :”Growing Community Assets”” P

Glasgow City Council   Executive Committee   Report by Councillor George Ryan, Executive Member for Development and Regeneration Services   Contact:  Steve Inch    &…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

HIE Review 2008 published online – Scotland

HIE Review 2008 published online - Scotland HIE27.07.08 A broad range of transformational projects led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and its partners is described in a new publication, HIE Revie…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

SURF Annual Lecture (28th August)

SURF Annual Lecture (28th August)SURF SURF, as the independent forum for debate surrounding urban regeneration policy in Scotland, aim to inform and support current policy considerations. One of the w…
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Bulletin Articles
31st July 2008

Asset transfer conundrum for the UK

Asset transfer conundrum for the UKDavid Ainsworth, Third Sector30.07.08 In Scotland, Glasgow City Council has proposed a major transfer of heritage properties to community organisations in order to h…
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Bulletin Articles
30th July 2008

How to save post offices and help the unbanked

How to save post offices and help the unbanked Radical Economics30.07.08The Government could save local post offices and tackle financial exclusion at the same time – by launching an enhanced Post O…
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25th July 2008

Networks1st Update: 25th July 2008

In September, Scotland host's the first Social Enterprise World Forum. Edinburgh SEN have received a massive boost in the form of sponsorship from Edinburgh Council which will see them have a stand at…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2008

Empowerment White Paper Pledges

Empowerment White Paper PledgesNewstart magazine18.07.08   Communitybuilders   The £70m fund will support community led organisations, in particular neighbourhood based community anchors, t…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2008

Ladies and gentlemen, we are now beginning our dissent

Ladies and gentlemen, we are now beginning our dissentThe Herald26.07.08 Joined-up government has become something of an unquestioned good. Who could disagree? Public services have in the past been pl…