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Excellent dissertation from @ailsa_higgins on ‘Exploring the geographies of social enterprise in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’. Key findings chime with conversations we’ve been having with SE Rural Hub and Rural SEN #socent #rural pic.twitter.com/Iahx…

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Bulletin Articles
11th September 2008

The Limits of the ‘Think Tank’ Revolution

The Limits of the ‘Think Tank’ RevolutionGerry Hassan08.09.08 ‘Think By Doing: From Local to Global’, ‘Giving Communities More Power to Run Themselves’, ‘Diverse Communities Bring Benefi…
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Bulletin Articles
11th September 2008

Investment Criteria

Investment Criteria SIF will make strategic investments in individual organisations seeking support to achieve a step-change in their operational capacity, capabilities and financial sustainabili…
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Bulletin Articles
11th September 2008

Sustainable Paths to Community Development

Sustainable Paths to Community DevelopmentSchool for Social EntrepreneursA Monograph by Charlotte And Don Young11.09.09 The monograph concludes with a summary of the argument with a clear statement ab…
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Bulletin Articles
11th September 2008

A peak into the future

A peak into the futureSarah Lewis, The Guardian10.09.08 When Waterstone's recently asked 150 MPs about their favourite summer reads, number five on the list was a book from an environment group that o…
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11th September 2008

Our mission isn’t everything

Our mission isn't everythingCraig Dearden-Phillips, The Guardian10.09.08 Charities talk a lot about being mission-driven organisations, about how their commitment to a good cause infuses their work wi…
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11th September 2008

Social Enterprise Mark

Social Enterprise MarkRISE11.09.08 The Social Enterprise Mark is currently exclusively available to social enterprises operating in South West England. Momentum is growing rapidly and Peter Holbrook f…
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5th September 2008

Networks1st Update: 5th September 2008

The Social Enterprise Fringe Forum got off to a great start with a debate on the Social Enterprise Mark developed by RISE in South West England as an identity for social enterprises, and the pros and …
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Senscot Bulletin
5th September 2008

Senscot Bulletin: 05.09.08

Dear members and friends, Laurens van der Post said of the Kalahari bushmen, that they were wonderful storytellers – “These people know what we do not – that without a story you haven’t got a …
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Bulletin Articles
5th September 2008

Notes for talk to World Social Enterprise Forum

Notes for talk to World Social Enterprise Forum, September 3rd 2008   Charles Leadbetter   With – is an organising idea for more effective public services. With – gives us a way into wha…
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Bulletin Articles
5th September 2008

They’re Like Socialists Only They Make Money

They're Like Socialists, Only They, Uh, Make Lots of MoneyBruce Sterling, Wired Blog Network29.08.09 Doing well and doing good is the mantra of a new generation of entrepreneurs and the organizations …
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Bulletin Articles
4th September 2008

Sturgeon Axes Hospital Car Park Charges

Sturgeon Axes Hospital Car Park ChargesScottish Government Press Release02.08.08 Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon today announced that car parking charges would be abolished at NHS hospitals across Sc…
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Bulletin Articles
4th September 2008

Initial SIS response letter to enquiries

Initial response letter to enquiries (and link to new website)Sccottish Investment Fund01.09.08 Dear Sir/Madam, The SIF website (www.scottishinvestmentfund.co.uk) went live this morning. I hope you fi…