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Senscot Bulletin
28th January 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 28.01.11

Dear members and friends, Seasonal mood variations - believed to be related to light - affect some of us more than others - I'm certainly prone to 'winter blues'.  Sadness is as normal a part of …
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28th January 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 28th January 2011

This week sees the launch of Networks 1st new website – www.se-networks.net . The site has been developed as a focal point for all 22 Social Enterprise Networks (SENs). The intention is to raise…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

Curb the banks? The government has propped them up at every oppor…

Curb the banks? The government has propped them up at every opportunity George Monbiot, The Guardian 24.01.11   It's bonus season, the time of year when bankers show us what they really believe. …
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

The new guide to Social Accounting and Audit

The new guide to Social Accounting and Audit Alan Kay, Social Audit Network As many of you may know, the new Guide to Social Accounting and Audit is almost complete. The Guide takes account of the gro…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

Invitation to social impact bond conferences in march

Invitation to social impact bond conferences in march Social Finance invites commissioners, social service providers and investors to three conferences in Glasgow, Birmingham and London in March 2011.…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

Community resilience and co-production project

 Community resilience and co-production project   · Are you working to change the way services in Scotland are designed and delivered?   · Do you see your project as worki…
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

How housing associations can support communities through social e…

How housing associations can support communities through social enterprise Owen Jarvis, Guardian Professional 21.01.11   Joblessness on many social housing estates tops 50% but at the same time, …
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Bulletin Articles
27th January 2011

The social economy in the face of globalization

The social economy in the face of globalization Roberto Savio (Argentina) 27.01.11 The participation of the social economy in the debate on world governance is urgent and indispensable. In effect, thi…
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Bulletin Articles
26th January 2011

The way ahead in Scotland

The way ahead in Scotland Social Enterprise Live 25.01.11 John Swinney, cabinet secretary for finance and sustainable growth in Scotland, gives Social Enterprise readers an insight into his government…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st January 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 21.01.11

Dear members and friends, Desert Island Discs has been around all of my life (since Jan 1942).  ‘Celeb Castaway’s’ are asked to select 8 pieces of music, a book, and a ‘lu…
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21st January 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 21st January 2011

As you will be aware, the Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) are taking shape across the country. Senscot is encouraging SENs to make direct contact with their respective TSIs, if they have not done so al…