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Senscot Bulletin
21st October 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 21.10.11

Dear members and friends, I have been reflecting that there are two very different ways of experiencing life: Diana Athill (94) – a bruisingly honest writer – put it this way in a letter t…
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21st October 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 21st October 2011

One of the highlights of the Social Enterprise Ceilidh at New Lanark has always been the Dragons’ Den – with its main prize of £5k to the winner. Following the success of last year&r…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2011

£5m RBS loan fund to make ‘social impact’Posted by Helen Lov

£5m RBS loan fund to make ‘social impact’Posted by Helen Loveless Helen Loveless, The Mail on Sunday 16.10.11   SOCIAL enterprises, charities and community interest companies wi…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2011

Would a social enterprise by any other name smell as sweet?

Would a social enterprise by any other name smell as sweet? Andrew Hind, Civil Society Finance 14.10.11   The nascent social investment market must not allow itself be misappropriated by companie…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2011

Big society: ministers take an axe to the social enterprise bill

Big society: ministers take an axe to the social enterprise bill Patrick Butler, The Guardian 18.10.11   Cuts-hit social enterprises and charities fear that government changes to proposed legisla…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2011

Live the dream

Live the dream 20.10.11   Who hasn’t occasionally dreamt of escaping to the Good Life?  To have enough land to live off in a beautiful part of the country, an opportunity to build your…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2011

EU should go all the way in supporting social enterprise

EU should go all the way in supporting social enterprise Social Enterprise 17.10.11   As the European Commission prepares to outline its policies supporting social business, Jonathan Bland warns …
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Bulletin Articles
19th October 2011

Enterprise Growth Fund

Enterprise Growth Fund The Wise Group October 2011 The Enterprise Growth Fund is a Scottish Government Fund. The Fund aims to make strategic investments in ambitious and enterprising third sector orga…
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Senscot Bulletin
14th October 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 14.10.11

Dear members and friends, In Spain last week the weather was beautiful – we had great company and food – but I caught some bug – am laid low – writing this in bed. In violent c…
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14th October 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 14th October 2011

The 2011 Ceilidh is now officially full. We can accommodate additional ‘day delegates' but in terms of staying over night - all rooms are now booked. Today is also the deadline for Dragons' Den …
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Bulletin Articles
13th October 2011

Social Enterprise and Third Sector Interface Engagement

Social Enterprise and Third Sector Interface Engagement 13.10.11 Senscot has been vocal over the last year promoting the engagement of Social Enterprise Networks (SENs) and the wider social enterprise…
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Bulletin Articles
13th October 2011

Social Enterprise Definition

Definitions of social enterprise UK Government: DTI (2002) 'a social enterprise is a business with primarily social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in the busine…