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Bulletin Articles
10th June 2010

Executive Summary: Civic Streets- The Big Society in action

Civic Streets: The Big Society in action Max Wind-Cowie, DEMOS 10.06.10 Executive Summary This report is based on extensive interviews and qualitative research within the communities of Castle Vale an…
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Bulletin Articles
10th June 2010

Civic Streets: The Big Society in action

Civic Streets: The Big Society in action Max Wind-Cowie, DEMOS 10.06.10 The Progressive Conservatism Project is a Demos initiative which explores how radical conservative philosophy, politics and poli…
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Bulletin Articles
9th June 2010

The Bold Vision of Grameen Bank

The Bold Vision of Grameen Bank's Muhammad Yunus Georgia Levenson Keohane, YunusCentre.org 27.05.10 In 2006, Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his pioneering work in the field of mi…
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Bulletin Articles
9th June 2010

Co-production – a new relationship

Co-production - a new relationship IPPR 09.06.10 Full report  can be accessed from here http://www.ippr.org.uk/members/download.asp?f=/ecomm/files/capable_communities_web.pdf There is a growing p…
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Bulletin Articles
9th June 2010

Nobel laureate warns against microfinance loan sharks

Nobel laureate warns against microfinance loan sharks David Masters, Finance Matters 04.06.10 Investors looking to profit from microfinance are no better than loan sharks, a pioneer of the industry ha…
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Bulletin Articles
9th June 2010

Background to Senscot Legal Services

Background to Senscot Legal Services Senscot, since its launch in 1999, has played a lead role in the development of Scotland’s social enterprise community.  Our electronic bulletin, circul…
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Bulletin Articles
9th June 2010

Defining social enterprise: the Scottish Criteria

Defining social enterprise: the Scottish Criteria   Background   Senscot made contact with RISE (the originator of the Social Enterprise Mark (SEM)) early in 2008 - immediately started prom…
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Senscot Bulletin
4th June 2010

Senscot Bulletin 04.06.10

Dear members and friends,  I love the paintings of Pieter Bruegel (1528 – 1569) – for their depiction of the lives of ordinary working people – busy, hard, full of struggle &nda…
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4th June 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 4th June 2010

One of Fife SEN's longest serving members has won the contract to deliver business support to the social enterprise sector in Fife. At the Fife SEN meeting on Thursday John Oats from Brag outlined det…
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Bulletin Articles
3rd June 2010

Social Enterprise Conference

Social Enterprise Conference Lynsey Johnston, CEIS 03.06.10 For the last four years the first week of September has seen CEiS organise an annual social enterprise conference to enable social ente…
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Bulletin Articles
3rd June 2010

What is an academy?

What is an academy? Katie Shimmon, The Guardian 26.05.10    What is an academy? Academies are state-maintained but independently-run schools in England set up with the help of outside sponso…
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Bulletin Articles
3rd June 2010

Education for Happiness

Education for Happiness Satish Kumar, Resurgence 03.06.10 At the end of last year, I had the privilege of participating in a workshop on education in Bhutan. At some point during our discussions,…