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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.

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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2011

Beyond banks, bonds and bailouts

Beyond banks, bonds and bailouts By Ed Mayo, The Guardian 29.11.11 Today we're publishing the final part of our Community Enterprise Toolkit – a comprehensive set of guides and online resources …
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Bulletin Articles
30th November 2011

Can social investment really take off?

Can social investment really take off? Social Enterprise Live 29.11.11Dan Corry, CEO of New Philanthropy Capital, looks at where social investment is heading and what sort of organisations are in t…
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Senscot Bulletin
25th November 2011

Senscot Bulletin: 25.11.11

Dear members and friends, In our wee clachan there have recently been days of astonishing late autumn beauty - a carpet of leaves of reds and golds and russets; but the nights are getting nippy and so…
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Bulletin Articles
25th November 2011

Crime cash used to cut re-offending

Crime cash used to cut re-offending Press Association 24.11.11 An "innovative" scheme which helps offenders released from prison stay out of trouble is being funded with cash seized from cri…
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Bulletin Articles
25th November 2011

Conference: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship in Europe

Conference: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship in Europe Scotland Europa 24.11.11 In wake of the European Commission’s adoption of the Social Business Initiative (SBI) on 25 October 2011 a high…
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25th November 2011

Networks1st Update: Friday 25th November 2011

Last week’s SE Conference and Ceilidh seemed to go down well with those who attended. We have circulated our feedback survey this week and once we've gathered responses, we’ll post the rep…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2011

The Big Questions

The Big Questions New Lanark 17.11.11 Support from Scot Gov – what gaps still exist? • Good level of support form Scottish Govt – never been better. • Support in Scotl…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2011

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises – Draft

A Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprises - Draft 2 Senscot 24.11.11 1. Introduction 1.1. Social enterprises in Scotland increasingly see themselves as part of a ‘community o…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2011

Europe

Europe's financial crisis opens doors on socio-economic business model By Filippo Addarii, The Guardian 23.11.11 Social Business Initiative marks Eurocrats' engagement with social enterpris…
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Bulletin Articles
24th November 2011

Community Radio Licences

Community Radio Licences Ofcom 16.11.11 Introduction Ofcom, in accordance with section 104(1) of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (“the 1990 Act”) (as amended by the Communications Act 2003 and a…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd November 2011

New Chair of Social Investment Panel Announced

New Chair of Social Investment Panel Announced Social Investment Scotland 23.11.11 Social Investment Scotland (SIS) is delighted to have secured the services of David Cook as Chair of the next Scotti…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd November 2011

Hugh Grant’s 10 myths of tabloid journalism

Hugh Grant's 10 myths of tabloid journalism By George Eaton, New Statesman 21.11.11 How the actor rebutted the tabloids at the Leveson inquiry. Hugh Grant was denied the opportunity to read out his fu…