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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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19th November 2010

Scotland’s Spending Plans and Draft Budget 2011-12

Scotland’s Spending Plans and Draft Budget 2011-12 Scottish Government 19.11.10 Third Sector Table 7.16 More detailed categories of spending (Level 3)   …
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19th November 2010

Networks1st Update: Friday 19th November 2010

Over 100 folk attended the Social Enterprise Conference/Ceilidh yesterday and this morning at New Lanark. All 20 SENs were represented at this 6th running of the event. This year's highlights included…
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17th November 2010

The first five years of OSCR

The first five years of OSCR Third Sector 16.11.10   It's been nearly five years since the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator started work and a lot has happened in that time.   We hav…
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16th November 2010

Killing the alcohol bill will cost lives – and Labour votes

Killing the alcohol bill will cost lives – and Labour votes Iain Macwhirter, The Herald 14.11.10 The people’s bevvy has been saved from the clutches of the killjoy Nats and their minimum p…
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16th November 2010

How the coalition can really help the economy: breaking down proc…

How the coalition can really help the economy: breaking down procurement barriers for SMEs and social enterprise Tim Williams Blog 16.11.10 I once had a conversation with the CEO of a quango about his…
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16th November 2010

Scots land rights to be extended to England

Scots land rights to be extended to England David Maddox, Westminster Editor, Scotsman 14.11.10 A SCOTTISH-style right to buy land will be extended to communities in England under radical proposals to…
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16th November 2010

Credit unions welcome Post Office plans

Credit unions welcome Post Office plans Association of British Credit Unions 10.11.10 ABCUL – the Association of British Credit Unions – has welcomed the policy statement from The Departme…
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16th November 2010

For “social enterprise” read “sell-off”

For “social enterprise” read “sell-off” http://insideoutswansea.blogspot.com 12.11.10 Last month, the cabinet member for Social Services at Swansea Council presented a report s…
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16th November 2010

Co-op bank moves charity work into Scotland

Co-op bank moves charity work into Scotland Stephen Bain, Civil Society 15.11.10 The Co-Operative Bank has expanded its charity and social enterprise operations into Scotland. The bank has set up a ne…
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16th November 2010

Social Enterprise Network on Guardian online

Social Enterprise Network on Guardian online 16.11.10 Guardian Professional Networks are our exciting new community sites, where we bring together advice, insight and best practice from professionals …
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16th November 2010

You’ve Got To Laugh – musings in sunlight and shadow by L…

You've Got To Laugh – musings in sunlight and shadow by Laurence Demarco (available from Senscot, priced £10) To order a copy email mail@senscot.net Former Regeneration&  Renewal …
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16th November 2010

Spaces still to be filled’: Culture and community in a changing…

Spaces still to be filled’: Culture and community in a changing world François Matarasso November, 2010 IT’S A POLITICAL TRUISM TO SAY THAT RICH GOVERNMENTS CENTRALISE while poor on…