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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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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.

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.

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26th February 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 26th February 2010

Ready for Business (http://www.readyforbusiness.org) is a public social partnership (psp) pilot project involving Senscot, Social Firms Scotland and CEiS. Its aim is to support social enterprises incr…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th February 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 26.02.10

Dear members and friends, Carol's dad and I were close friends – I knew her growing up – a child of unusual poise and grace; watching her with a football reminded me of the Dutch ace Johan Cruyff.…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2010

Elements for a shared Scottish Civil Society Platform

Elements for a shared Scottish Civil Society Platform   Discussion paper (August 2009)  Among the core elements of a shared transformational response by Scottish civil society to the mult…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

Banks must be forced to serve poorer communities

Banks must be forced to serve poorer communitiesFaisel Rahman, The Guardian24.02.10 Thamesmead, a sprawling area of mainly social housing in south-east London, has approximately 40,000 households – …
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Research Article
25th February 2010

Mass Localism

Mass LocalismLaura Bunt and Michael Harris, NESTAFebruary, 2010 Policymakers increasingly recognise that many of the solutions to major social challenges – from tackling climate change to improving …
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

Budget Disappointing for Housing – SFHA

Budget Disappointing for Housing - SFHASFHA25.02.10 The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has expressed deep disappointment that MSPs have not invested any extra funds in affordable h…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

Citizen Ethics

Citizen EthicsThe Guardian25.02.10 Bankers' bonuses, MPs' expenses – the recent financial and political crises suggest a failure of ethics. 'Citizen ethics in a time of crisis' is a project by the G…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

My hero, my father John Gros

My hero, my father John GrossPhilip Gross, The Guardian Book Review 23.01.10 Here's an old man, older than he ever reckoned to be. He doesn't look much like a hero – hair and beard a bit unkem…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

Community Economic Development Conference, New Zealand

Community Economic Development Conference 2010Exploring journeys from grant dependence to independence9-11 February, 2010 The three conference streams of: Social Enterprise Development, Alternative Fi…
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Bulletin Articles
25th February 2010

Scots network refuses to back Social Enterprise Mark

Scots network refuses to back Social Enterprise MarkGemma Hampson, Social Enterprise MagazineFebruary, 2010 Senscot has announced it will not be the Scottish partner of the Social Enterprise Mark beca…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd February 2010

Localism is all the rage – and it might just work

Localism is all the rage – and it might just workJonathan KestenbaumThe Guardian23.02.10 The news that Labour is to champion Lambeth as its new vision of how local government can work, as an alterna…
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19th February 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 19th February 2010

The gossip from civil servants is that – across departments – Govt. ministers urge more engagement with social enterprise.  As previously reported, thematic Networks in particular, sh…