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2nd December 2010

Wanted – Leaders for new regeneration trust fund

Wanted - Leaders for new regeneration trust fund Big Lottery Fund 30.11.10   The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) today announced it is creating a new £15 million independent Trust in Scotland to sup…
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2nd December 2010

Scotland’s first MSC in social enterprise announced

Scotland’s first MSC in social enterprise announced Social Enterprise Academy 30.11.10   Social enterprise continued its push into the mainstream today as Glasgow Caledonian University and …
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2nd December 2010

Message from the DTA Director

Message from the DTA Director Steve Wyler, Development Trusts Association 01.12.10   Recently I attended a conference on time-banking, arranged by the excellent time-banking agency Spice.  I…
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2nd December 2010

Report on public sector pay backs linking executive salaries to l…

Report on public sector pay backs linking executive salaries to lowest pay Polly Curtis, The Guardian 01.12.10   The government should link the salaries of the top public-sector executives to the…
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1st December 2010

Building skills for the future

Building skills for the future  Date: 10.12.10 Venue: Microsoft offices, Waverley Gate, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG Event Agenda   10.00am- Delegate arrival & registration   10.20am- I…
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1st December 2010

Polmont inmates to train dogs in bid to boost behaviour

Polmont inmates to train dogs in bid to boost behaviour BBC News 25.11.10   The first prison-based dog training scheme in the UK is being introduced at Polmont Young Offenders Institute near Falk…
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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 –…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…