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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

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Senscot Bulletin
30th September 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 30.09.11

Dear members and friends, When I discovered from my birth certificate that I was born in a private nursing home – I asked my aunt – why not the NHS. I was astonished to be told that there …
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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2011

Laurence

Senscot Seminar  30th September 2011 Laurence’s Speech (Final)   “Is social enterprise really changing the world – or is it being changed by it?”   1.00 BACKGROU…
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Bulletin Articles
30th September 2011

Labour Party Conference: like it or not, Ed Miliband has redefine…

Labour Party Conference: like it or not, Ed Miliband has redefined the future of politics Peter Oborne, The Telegraph 29.09.11   The economic crisis requires new thinking, and Labour’s lead…
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30th September 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 30th September 2011

Ayrshire SEN is hosting its own ‘Enterprising Procurement in Ayrshire’ Event on 3rd Nov at the Aspire Centre in Irvine. This will be a pan Ayrshire - covering all three local authority are…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2011

An emphasis on preventative services leaves the rest of the UK be…

An emphasis on preventative services leaves the rest of the UK behind – NPC’s comment on the Scottish budget John Copps, New Philanthropy Capital's Blog 23.09.11   Earlier this week, …
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2011

Peers agree that payment of trustees might spread

Peers agree that payment of trustees might spread John Plummer, Third Sector Online 23.09.11   Members of three main parties tell Charity Commission public meeting that more payment may well be i…
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2011

Becoming a Community Jobs Scotland Employer

Becoming a Community Jobs Scotland EmployerWe are now accepting applications from organisations wishing to create CJS jobs up to March 2012. The deadline for all employer applications is 12 noon on …
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Bulletin Articles
29th September 2011

Third Sector Budget Detail

Third Sector Budget Detail Extract 29.09.11   We are continuing to support the third sector and encourage the social enterprise model, ensuring its important role in developing programmes of prev…
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Research Article
28th September 2011

Woodland-related Social Enterprises

Woodland-related Social Enterprises Forest Research   Over the last decade, interest in the potential contribution that social enterprises can make to society has been growing and this is evidenc…
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Bulletin Articles
28th September 2011

Local currencies the German way: the chiemgauer

Local currencies the German way: the chiemgauer Jon Palmer and Patrick Collinson, The Guardian 23.09.11   The chiemgauer, a school currency project in southern Germany, is the envy of other curre…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2011

Time For Social Entrepreneur 2.0

Time For Social Entrepreneur 2.0 Mel Young 26.09.11 I was a little shocked to read a short article in the wonderful weekly bulletin which is sent out by Senscot( www.senscot.net). It said: "the s…
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Senscot Bulletin
23rd September 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 23.09.11

Dear members and friends,  Good supper on Tuesday with Tommy – at the Four Marys in Linlithgow.  We’re the same age – former drunks – enjoy philosophical slavering.&n…