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16th July 2009

Big hitter Mayo appointed CEO of Co-ops UK

Big hitter Mayo appointed CEO of Co-ops UKHenry Palmer, Social Enterprise Magazine14.07.09 National trade association Co-operatives UK has appointed Ed Mayo, the current head of the powerful consumer …
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16th July 2009

Prisoners making time to help themselves and their communities

Prisoners making time to help themselves and their communitiesTam Cassidy16.07.09 Update: The article below appeared in The Herald about a year ago, since then things have moved on. The Time Banking P…
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Bulletin Articles
16th July 2009

New Report: Scotland Could be 100 per cent Renewable in only 20 Y…

New Report: Scotland Could be 100 per cent Renewable in only 20 YearsWWF Scotland14.07.09 A new report, published today (Tuesday 14 July) shows for the first time that a truly sustainable energy futur…
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16th July 2009

A Civil Society Roundtable held on 25th June 2009

Scotland and the Global CrisisA Civil Society Roundtable held on 25th June 2009SCVOIntroduction A civil society roundtable, chaired by Dr. Alison Elliot, Convener of SCVO, was held in Edinburgh on 25t…
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16th July 2009

Cohen ups pressure on banks to publish lending data

Cohen ups pressure on banks to publish lending data Henry Palmer, Ian Allsop, Social Enterprise Magazine14.07.09 The only way to increase banks' activity in the poorest parts of the UK is to introduce…
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16th July 2009

Community lender to run third sector fund

Community lender to run third sector fundHerpreet Kaur Grewal, Regeneration & Renewal06.07.09 The long-awaited Communitybuilders fund is intended to help third sector organisations gain long-term …
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16th July 2009

E. ON and EDF have drawn the battle lines between renewables and …

E. ON and EDF have drawn the battle lines between renewables and nuclearJeremy Leggett, The Guardian13.07.09 In 2003, the nuclear industry was very nearly killed off in Britain. In 2009, it is so resu…
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16th July 2009

Public Contracts Portal

Public Contracts PortalScottish Government16.07.09 A key objective within the Scottish Government's Enterprising Third Sector Action Plan (June 2008) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/228582/006…
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16th July 2009

How a revolutionary third world bank lifted millions out of pover…

How a revolutionary third world bank lifted millions out of poverty… but hit the buffers in ScotlandEdd McCracken, The Herald16.07.09It is a concept that turns the western idea of banking on its hea…
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16th July 2009

OTS launches Social Investment Wholesale Bank consultation

OTS launches Social Investment Wholesale Bank consultation Cabinet Office15.07.09 The Office of the Third Sector is today publishing a Consultation on a Social Investment Wholesale Bank which sets out…
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10th July 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 10th July 2009

Over the next couple of months, Senscot, with support from Cooperative Development Scotland (CDS), will be developing a legal model specifically for Local Social Enterprise Networks (LSEN). The basis …
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Senscot Bulletin
10th July 2009

Senscot Bulletin: 10.07.09

Dear members and friends, When I was about 30 my business failed- couldn’t hack it at home either- so I ran away – blanked everything- holed up alone in one room above a bookies- stayed more or le…