News

The latest news from Senscot and Scottish Social Enterprises.

News Search

In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

News Archive

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.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

Other themes strongly featured in the archive include community empowerment, regeneration, localism, new economics, land reform, recycling, community enterprise and local democracy.

Use our archive’s search function to find news, opinion and research about social enterprise and community issues relevant to you.




a
30th January 2009

Networks1st Update: 30th January 2009

Members of both Glasgow and Edinburgh SEN have been getting good press recently. Last week saw Impact Arts in the process of employing 10 new staff members as a result of a successful bid to the Inspi…
a
Bulletin Articles
30th January 2009

Third Sector Enterprise Fund

FAQs for Third Sector Enterprise Fund Introduction The Scottish Government is committed to making strategic investments in ambitious and enterprising third sector organisations to help them become mor…
a
Senscot Bulletin
30th January 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 30.01.09

Dear members and friends,  It can hardly be a coincidence that so many of my favourite writers – Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Chandler, Raymond Carver etc – were more or less alcoholics.  I of…
a
Bulletin Articles
29th January 2009

Interview: Sebastian Barry reveals the secrets of his Costa prize…

Interview: Sebastian Barry reveals the secrets of his Costa prize winStuart Jeffries, The Guardian28.01.09 Sebastian Barry was once in the basement of the Brown and Thomas clothing store in Dublin, bu…
a
Bulletin Articles
29th January 2009

Community Voices Network (CVN) Disbanded

Community Voices Network Letter from Wendy-Louise Smith Community Engagement (Regeneration) Housing and Regeneration Directorate, Scottish Government 29.01.09 In April 2008, Scottish Ministers agreed …
a
Bulletin Articles
28th January 2009

Investors will take social business under their wings, say expert…

Investors will take social business under their wings, say expertsDavid Ainsworth, Third Sector28.01.09 Social businesses will see a sharp increase this year in the number of 'angel investors', who of…
a
Bulletin Articles
28th January 2009

Groundbreaking tender exercise to help provide employment for dis…

Groundbreaking tender exercise to help provide employment for disabled workers Welsh Assembly Government13.01.09 The Minister for Finance and Public Service Delivery, Andrew Davies, has today announce…
a
Bulletin Articles
28th January 2009

Melting Pot has feet under desk as turnover grows

Melting Pot has feet under desk as turnover growsJane Bradley, The Scotsman29.12.08 AN office space venture set up in Edinburgh to serve charity and social enterprise workers is on track to become ent…
a
Bulletin Articles
28th January 2009

Social enterprises – your time is now!

Social enterprises - your time is now!Mike Finlayson22.01.09 Can social enterprises grow in a recession? I think they can. By nature they tend to be resilient and resourceful. The very good level of s…
a
23rd January 2009

Networks1st Update: 23rd January 2008

Fit for Purpose '09 social enterprise and health conference on 3rd March is filling up fast, with only around 20 places left.http://www.senscot.net/networks1st/fitforpurpose09.php The conference will …
a
Senscot Bulletin
23rd January 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 23.01.09

Dear members and friends,  In Scottish Review this week, Kenneth Roy contrasts the reactions of Glaswegian's to two street sculptures.  The statue of Donald Dewar at the top of Buchanan Stre…
a
Bulletin Articles
22nd January 2009

Politicians need a pedestal. Young lovers don’t.

Politicians need a pedestal. Young lovers don't.Kenneth Roy, Scottish Review22.01.09 I thought briefly of my young friend Barack Obama (he was kind enough to send me an email yesterday on the eve of h…