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Are you sitting on an idea that could bring about positive social change? Good news! Applications for Glasgow's @GoodIdeasScot programme have been extended until Thursday 19th September at 9am. See details: good-ideas.org/apply…

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Bulletin Articles
15th September 2010

Cohen predicts new social investment asset class

Cohen predicts new social investment asset class Chrisanthi Giotis, Social Enterprise Live 13.09.10   The father of venture capital in Europe is predicting the beginnings of a new investment asse…
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Senscot Bulletin
10th September 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 10.09.10

Dear members and friends, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is considered a winter ailment- lack of sunlight causes biochemical imbalances in the brain - so how can it be that for the past month (Augu…
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Bulletin Articles
10th September 2010

Mother knows best in this fraternal struggle

Mother knows best in this fraternal struggle Ian Aitken, Tribune 07.09.10   Perhaps the nicest idea to have been put up in the seemingly endless contest for the leadership of the Labour Party cam…
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10th September 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 10th September 2010

The Social Enterprise Ceilidh, (Senscot’s annual conference for the SENs) takes place again this year, at our favourite social enterprise hotel in New Lanark. We’re still finalising the ag…
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Senscot AGM Agenda

Senscot 11th Annual General Meeting Friday, 1st October 2010 EVH, 137 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EW   Time: 1.00 – 3.00pm Programme   12.30 – 1.15pm Registration / buffe…
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Govan Workspace Annual Review

Govan Workspace Annual Review 09.09.10   From the Chair   Twelve months ago the main focus of our report centred on the purchase of the derelict Fairfield Shipbuilding Offices and the start …
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland begins legal action

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland begins legal action Andy Ricketts, Third Sector Online 07.09.10   The charitable body claims its covenant with Lloyds Banking Group should have yielded funding …
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Increasing Urbanisation

Increasing Urbanisation Madhu Satsangi, Stirling University 09.09.10   ...from the last census to the most recent date for which data are available, the population of rural Scotland and the propo…
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Social Impact Bonds

Social Impact Bonds Social Finance 09.09.10   A Social Impact Bond is a contract between a public sector body and Social Impact Bond investors, in which the former commits to pay for an improved …
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Bulletin Articles
9th September 2010

Lunch with… Doug Richard

Lunch with... Doug Richard Tim West, Social Enterprise Magazine 22.07.10   I’ve stepped from the baking June sunshine into the cool neoclassical entrance foyer of Home House, a sumptuous, p…
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Bulletin Articles
8th September 2010

How greed begets hunger

How greed begets hunger Afua Hirsch, The Guardian 13.08.10   The heatwave, forest fires and drought in Russia and central Asia may be unprecedented in recent times. But there is something familia…
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Senscot Bulletin
3rd September 2010

Senscot Bulletin 03.09.10

Dear members and friends, In western developed countries, the migration of populations from the land to cities is more or less complete. The 5% of people who still `do` agriculture, do so by choice &n…