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Senscot Bulletin
28th April 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 28.04.11

Dear members and friends,  I've been feeling low for a while - both sad and agitated - so I'm up for a week in the mountains around Ronda - to get my bearings as it were.  Booked hotel assum…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2011

Brief to Deliver Social Enterprise Support Services

Brief to Deliver Social Enterprise Support Services Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network 21.04.11 Introduction Constituted as a Community Benefit Company, the Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network (ESEN)…
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Bulletin Articles
28th April 2011

Youth SEN Study Visit

Youth SEN Study Visit Senscot 27.04.11 Background Over the past few years, Senscot has led a delegation of SEN members to the Social Enterprise Coalition UK`s Voice Conferences in England. This year&r…
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28th April 2011

Networks News: Friday 28th April 2011

Tomorrow (29th) is the closing date for submissions to deliver the 'social enterprise support' in Edinburgh on the part of the Single Interface. Edinburgh SEN, as one of three partners in the Edinburg…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2011

Did Chris Grayling break code by awarding contract to Tory donor?

Did Chris Grayling break code by awarding contract to Tory donor? Home Westminster Unions Media Activism, by Sunny Hundal  26.04.11 Labour MP John Robertson has today written to David Cameron an…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2011

Best bits — leadership in social enterprise

Best bits — leadership in social enterprise The Guardian, by Nick Petrie 26.04.11 A round up of our experts advise and experience from last week's Q&A Richard Dickins, director, Make it Happ…
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Bulletin Articles
27th April 2011

Lessons in social enterprise from the Basque country

Lessons in social enterprise from the Basque country The Guardian Online, by Randeep Ramesh 26.04.11 Staff in the Basque country voted to take pay cuts and work longer hours and the region is now stea…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2011

Exploring better ways to live, and how to make better places to l…

Exploring better ways to live, and how to make better places to live in Living with rats, Blog by Julian Dobson (Co-founder of New Start Magazine) 26.04.11 Community organisers: collaborators or proph…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2011

New Guide to SAA – 2011

New Guide to SAA - 2011 Social Audit Network 22.04.11 As many of you will know the Social Audit Network has been re-designing the Social Accounting and Audit process based on experience, consultation …
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2011

Money, greed and social enterprises

Money, greed and social enterprises Social Enterprise Live 25.04.11 Is limiting the profit one can make from supporting socially impactful enterprises the equivalent of biting off one’s socially…
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2011

Ten years on, the Homeless World Cup is still helping to change p…

Ten years on, the Homeless World Cup is still helping to change peoples lives The Daily Record, by Samantha Booth 20.04.11 It is 10 years since Mel Young and his friend came up with the idea for the …
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Bulletin Articles
26th April 2011

St Mirren fan group to begin takeover

St Mirren fan group to begin takeover The Herald Scotland 23.04.11 THE first stage of the proposed community takeover of St Mirren is expected to be completed within a fortnight. An ambitious social e…