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In today's bulletin we profiled @CreatingConvos, a social enterprise arm of @ArtlinkCentral which develops conversation kits to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and anyone connected to them.senscot.net/resource…

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2011

Where is Britain’s Warren Buffett or Liliane Bettencourt?

Where is Britain's Warren Buffett or Liliane Bettencourt? By Polly Toynbee, The Guardian 26.08.11 Instead of calls to pay more tax, Britain's tycoons are looking for ways the rich can make money out o…
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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2011

Social enterprise winners got the hang of business

Social enterprise winners got the hang of business By Douglas Blane, TES Connect 26.0811 The Social Enterprise Academy’s annual school awards celebrated the best in entrepreneurialism, from fair…
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Bulletin Articles
31st August 2011

Homeless Scots are on top of the world

Homeless Scots are on top of the world By John McGill, Evening Times 29.08.11 It’s official … Scotland are footballing world champions – again. Ally Dawson’s Scotland men&rsqu…
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Bulletin Articles
29th August 2011

Where is Britain’s Warren Buffett or Liliane Bettencourt?

Where is Britain's Warren Buffett or Liliane Bettencourt? Polly Toynbee, The Guardian 26.08.11 Let us now praise (some) rich men and women, the rare few who understand that philanthropy is no substitu…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th August 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 26.08.11

Dear members and friends,  Folk I talk with fall loosely into two camps - those who believe that the neoliberal world order will regain its poise - that 'business as usual' will return - and thos…
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Bulletin Articles
26th August 2011

Social impact bonds launched by government to help poor

Social impact bonds launched by government to help poor BBC 26.08.11 Private investors are being asked to fund a new government drive to help families blighted by crime and poverty. Ministers want phi…
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26th August 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 26th August 2011

Dundee SEN (DSEN) this week accepted a cheque from Hillcrest Housing Association to support their work in developing enterprises throughout Dundee. See, http://senscot.org/docs/DSENHillcrest.doc This …
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2011

What’s real social enterprise?

What’s real social enterprise? By Geof Cox, FRSA 16.08.11 The recent Third Sector Research Centre work on measuring the scale of UK social enterprise is helpful in addressing the political const…
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2011

A Poverty of Leadership

A Poverty of Leadership Simon Jenkins, The Guardian August 2011 When Theresa May went on radio to say what she would do about the riots, she never mentioned any local name, or civic leadership of any …
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2011

Funding Deadline for Level Two Awards Approaching

Funding Deadline for Level Two Awards Approaching Firstport August 2011 Firstport are on the look out for Social Entrepreneurs who are in the start up phase of their social enterprise.  If you ha…
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Bulletin Articles
25th August 2011

Spread the jam more widely

Spread the jam more widely By Dominic Jeff, Scotland on Sunday 21.08.11 Glasgow energy firm EML Group is seeking to capitalise on the boom in community wind projects across Scotland with a part-owners…
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Bulletin Articles
24th August 2011

Policy directions spark concern over Big Lottery Fund’s ind…

Policy directions spark concern over Big Lottery Fund's independence By John Plummer, Third Sector Online 23.08.11 Office for Civil Society consultation proposes new wording of the 'additionality' pri…