News

The latest news from Senscot and Scottish Social Enterprises.

News Search

Three new @ramh_scotland jobs listed on our site today:Mental Health Development Worker PT £22k pro-rata Self-Management Coordinator PT £26k pro-rata Senior Mental Health Practitioner PT £22k pro-ratasenscot.net/jobs/

Yesterday 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
Senscot Bulletin
26th November 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 26.11.10

Dear members and friends,  I was only thirty hours in hospital but it was a powerful experience.  First shock is the loss of privacy – sudden enforced intimacy with 5 strangers –…
a
26th November 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 26th November 2010

Over the last 6 months Senscot has been collecting information on the economic impact of the Social Enterprise Networks known as the ‘Vital Stats’. This research was officially launched at…
a
Bulletin Articles
25th November 2010

Social Impact Bonds: The Tomorrow Project and Scotland’s Future…

Social Impact Bonds: The Tomorrow Project and Scotland’s Futures Forum Presentation by Lisa Barclay 22.11.10 This seminar aimed to explain what social impact bonds are and how they work, identif…
a
Bulletin Articles
25th November 2010

Stiglitz, Sen, and Sarkozy propose alternatives to GDP

Stiglitz, Sen, and Sarkozy propose alternatives to GDP Karl Bakeman 16.09.10 In 2008, the French government created the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress. The c…
a
Bulletin Articles
25th November 2010

Grameen Shakti for Renewable Energies

Grameen Shakti for Renewable Energies I-SiS 25.11.10   Dipal Barua of Bangladesh had won the 2009 Abu Dhabi government’s Zayed Future Energy Prize in recognition of his work of bringing ren…
a
Bulletin Articles
25th November 2010

Social value bill enters committee stage after backing from MPs

Social value bill enters committee stage after backing from MPs Vibeka Mair, Civil Society 22.11.10 MPs including minister for civil society Nick Hurd and Labour MP Hazel Blears debated the Public Ser…
a
Bulletin Articles
24th November 2010

You’re hired: white van man and the real apprentices

You're hired: white van man and the real apprentices Ian Jack, The Guardian 20.11.10   The Big Society is a place of many mansions and lord knows how many shacks, crescents, terraces, alleys and …
a
Bulletin Articles
24th November 2010

Interview: Alex Neil

Interview: Alex Neil Regeneration & Renewal 22.11.10   Unsurprisingly, Alex Neil wasn't best pleased with last month's Comprehensive Spending Review. But it wasn't just that the Scottish Gove…
a
Bulletin Articles
24th November 2010

Equality Act: Class action

Equality Act: Class action Editorial, The Guardian 20.11.10 Some people believe inequality is a good thing. They argue it is a necessary way of giving individuals an incentive to get up and get on. Da…
a
Bulletin Articles
24th November 2010

Equality Act: Class action

Equality Act: Class action Editorial, The Guardian 20.11.10 Some people believe inequality is a good thing. They argue it is a necessary way of giving individuals an incentive to get up and get on. Da…
a
Bulletin Articles
24th November 2010

Alan Rusbridger warns of ‘chilling effect’ of News Co…

Alan Rusbridger warns of 'chilling effect' of News Corp's bid for BSkyB Dan Sabbagh, The Guardian 24.11.10 Read Alan Rusbridger's speech in full http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/nov/19/ope…
a
Senscot Bulletin
19th November 2010

Senscot Bulletin: 19.11.10

Dear members and friends, Got home from hospital last night - sore but relaxed. Operation seemed to go well - still a bit groggy - will elaborate next week. Ambling around the antiques warehouse near …