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Senscot Bulletin
28th October 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 28.10.11

Dear members and friends,  I really enjoyed reading this year's Booker winner - 'The Sense of an Ending' by Julian Barnes.  I like it being only 150 pages; Scott Fitzgerald's 'Gatsby' is 150…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2011

Community Energy Scotland – Case Studies

Community Energy Scotland - Case Studies CES 28.10.11   Read about communities who have already opted for and installed renewable energy systems into their community buildings, as well as those w…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2011

Notice of Meeting of Social Enterprise Members to consider changi…

Notice of Meeting of Social Enterprise Members to consider changing organisation name to "Social Enterprise Scotland" Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition 27.10.11 Notice of General Meeting …
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2011

Appendix – Background to the Voluntary Code of Practice for…

Appendix - Background to the Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise Senscot 28.10.11The above discussion paper has been informed by these three sources: 1. Defining Social Enterprise: Scot…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2011

Hurd hints at legal definition for social enterprise

Hurd hints at legal definition for social enterprise Civil Society 27.10.11       Former Communities Secretary Hazel Blears MP has called for a legal definition for social en…
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Bulletin Articles
28th October 2011

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises Senscot 28.10.11 1. Introduction 1.1.    Social enterprise organisations in Scotland increasingly see themselves as part of a ‘commu…
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28th October 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 28th October 2011

The Audience Prize at this year’s Dragons’ Den is being promoted by crowd-sourcing organisation SoLoCo (see, www.soloco.co.uk). We’re aiming for £1,000 and would urge you to ma…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2011

Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards winners

Highlands and Islands Food and Drink Awards winners BBC News 22.10.11 A cafe opened in Inverness to provide work and training for 14 young people has won an honour in the Highlands and Islands Food an…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2011

Standards of governance and financial management

Standards of governance and financial management By EVH, GWSF & SHARE (Extract section 2) October 2011 Too much detail, too much prescription. SHR’s six high level Regulatory Standards …
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2011

Social Enterprise Exchange

Social Enterprise Exchange Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition 26.10.11 Social Enterprise UK and the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition (SSEC) have joined forces to host what will be the world&rsqu…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2011

Scrapping cars for charity puts UK company on global stage

Scrapping cars for charity puts UK company on global stage By Chris Knapman, The Telegraph 25.10.11 A UK company has made it to the final 12 of a global competition to find the world’s most effe…
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Bulletin Articles
27th October 2011

Islington leads way in bid for equality in pay levels

Islington leads way in bid for equality in pay levels Peter Dominiczak, London Evening Standard 19.10.11 A London council today became the first town hall in the capital to pledge that its highest-pai…