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22nd July 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 22nd July 2011

It's almost 8 years to the day that I started here at Senscot. The desk is the same and the view out the window identical but apart from that most things have moved on significantly. Subscriptions to …
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Bulletin Articles
21st July 2011

Open public services: Privatisation or innovation?

Open public services: Privatisation or innovation? Interview by Oliver Laughland, The Guardian 15.07.11 What will opening Britain's public services to competition mean? The TUC's Brendan Barber discus…
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Bulletin Articles
21st July 2011

Social Enterprise and Impacts (extracted from a more detailed pap…

Social Enterprise and Impacts (extracted from a more detailed paper) Alan Kay   Arguably social enterprise should be about a fairer way of exchanging goods and services for the benefit of all &nd…
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Bulletin Articles
21st July 2011

Impact Investments: An emerging asset class

Impact Investments: An emerging asset class J.P Morgan 29.10.2010 Report by J.P. Morgan and the Rockefeller Foundation assesses expected and realized returns from more than 1,000 impact investments co…
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Bulletin Articles
20th July 2011

Scottish third sector boosted by £7m

Scottish third sector boosted by £7m By Keith Aitken, Public Finance 19.07.11 Scottish ministers have ramped up their efforts to increase third sector involvement in public services with a &poun…
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Bulletin Articles
20th July 2011

Back to the land for a lesson in sustainable living

Back to the land for a lesson in sustainable living Lesley Riddoch, The Scotsman 04.07.11  What do Ryanair and community land buy-outs like Eigg have in common? Different as they are, Ireland's c…
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20th July 2011

A New Moral World. The lost “socialism”

A New Moral World.  The lost “socialism” By Steve Wyler, Chief Executive, Locality May 2011 Nowadays the term socialism usually implies a command-and-control political system in which…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th July 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 15.07.11

Dear members and friends,  Popular philosophers like to tell us that we are living in unique times - that scientific advances, particularly communication technologies, are fundamentally changing …
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Bulletin Articles
15th July 2011

Launch of Just Enterprise & The Enterprise Growth Fund Progr

Launch of Just Enterprise & The Enterprise Growth Fund Programmes CEiS 19.07.11 Scotland's third sector has been given a 'massive boost' with the launch of two new programmes to help enterprising …
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15th July 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 15th July 2011

The number and activity of Social Enterprise Networks across Scotland continues to grow. At present, there are 25 SENs: 18 are locally based and 7 are thematics. The thematics are Health; Sport; Youth…
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Bulletin Articles
14th July 2011

Isle of Scalpay Estate – Community Ownership: Feasibility S

Isle of Scalpay Estate - Community Ownership: Feasibility Study Brief for Consultants 14.07.11 Introduction   The residents of Scalpay are currently considering whether or not to accept the rec…
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14th July 2011

Analysis: Leisure trusts – should they really have charitab…

Analysis: Leisure trusts - should they really have charitable status? Ben Cook, Third Sector 04.07.11   Critics, including the Directory of Social Change, have argued that such trusts lack indepe…