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Bulletin Articles
13th July 2011

Just Enterprise and Growth Fund Launch

Just Enterprise and Growth Fund Launch 13.07.11 Monday sees the launch of two new Scottish Government funded programmes, the Just Enterprise programme offering business support services to Social Entr…
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Bulletin Articles
13th July 2011

Brian Monteith: We should forget centralism and think local

Brian Monteith: We should forget centralism and think local 11.07.11   It's all part of a trend - the SNP government can only think of reducing the number of police forces, to have a single state…
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Bulletin Articles
13th July 2011

City institutions want bigger social investment opportunities wit…

City institutions want bigger social investment opportunities with less risk Tim West, Social Enterprise Live 13.07.11   Social investments must offer near-market returns, bigger opportunities, b…
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Bulletin Articles
13th July 2011

Sector verdict onthe Open Public Services White Paper

Sector verdict onthe Open Public Services White Paper Andrew Holt, charitytimes 12.07.11   The Government's modernisation of public services and promise to give people choice and control over the…
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Bulletin Articles
13th July 2011

Public Social Partnerships

Public Social Partnerships   The Scottish Government funded a programme to develop 10 public-social-partnerships in Scotland between 2009 and 2011. These partnerships (known as PSPs for short) bu…
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Bulletin Articles
11th July 2011

Third Sector Growth Fund

 Third Sector Growth Fund Ministerial launch of the above is on 18th July so we will know more after that but the Growth Fund will open on 1 August offering grants of anywhere between £25,0…
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Senscot Bulletin
8th July 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 08.07.11

Dear members and friends,  Some time ago - a good friend was setting up a new project for kids in the east end of Glasgow - asks me to be the chair.  'The only problem,' she says 'is that yo…
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Bulletin Articles
8th July 2011

If we don’t act now, worse will follow

If we don't act now, worse will follow Andreas Whittam Smith, The Independent 07.07.11   There are similarities with the Italian mafia. Unchecked, News International's illegal practices would gro…
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8th July 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 8th July 2011

July is always the quietest month in terms of SEN activity (one meeting this month!). It also gives us a bit of time to reflect on progress over the year and what are the challenges that lie ahead. Tw…
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Bulletin Articles
7th July 2011

Letter from Geoff Pope, Manager – Organisational Support, T…

Letter from Geoff Pope, Manager - Organisational Support, Third Sector Divison  07.07.11   Dear Laurence,   Following recent restructuring at Scottish Government, there has been a chang…
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Bulletin Articles
6th July 2011

Buddhist Economics

Buddhist Economics E. F. Schumacher   "Right Livelihood" is one of the requirements of the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path. It is clear, therefore, that there must be such a thing a…
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Bulletin Articles
6th July 2011

The Ready for Change Tool

The Ready for Change Tool Rocket Science 06.07.11   Building on our highly acclaimed Readiness Assessment Tool (RAT), we have developed a new, easy-to-use tool for Third Sector organisations whic…