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13th July 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 13th July 2012

Scottish Government intends to introduce a Sustainable Procurement Bill during this Parliament and we expect a formal consultation to open before end of summer. Pauline Graham, Social Firms Scotland i…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

We are set to lose vital community organisations

We are set to lose vital community organisations The Guardian, by Isobel Spencer 10.07.12 With local authority grants one of the fastest declining sources of charity income, around 5,000 organisations…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

How Donald was trumped

How Donald was trumped The Guardian, byLesley Riddoch 10.07.12 As his controversial golf course finally opens, the tycoon should take a few lessons in humility from Andy Murray – a real Scottish…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

Feature Interview: David Robb, Chief Executive, Office of the Sco…

Feature Interview: David Robb, Chief Executive, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator Scottish Policy Now 03.07.12 David Robb is Chief Executive of the organisation more commonly pronounced as &lsq…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

Scottish Land Fund – a cause for optimism?

Scottish Land Fund – a cause for optimism? Big Lottery Fund 11.07.12 Press Release    Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership by the Big Lottery Fund and Highlan…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

Woody Guthrie still inspires, 100 years on from his birth

Woody Guthrie still inspires, 100 years on from his birth The Observer, by Ed Vulliamy 08.07.12 In his centenary year, the songs of the father of protest live on in the music of Dylan and Springsteen.…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

Care with conviction

Care with conviction The Herald Scotland, by Stephen Naysmith 03.07.12 It has the feel of a a youth centre, or a children's unit – partly because many of the men here are rather like little boys…
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Bulletin Articles
12th July 2012

Social Investment Business might lend to ‘profit-distributi…

Social Investment Business might lend to 'profit-distributing' organisations Third Sector Online, by David Ainsworth 05.07.12 The Social Investment Business might launch new funds that lend money outs…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th July 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 06.07.12

Dear members and friends, (In rant mode) Recently, my friend left her car in the short stay at Edinburgh Airport - £23.50 for 24 hours - bad enough, you think.  Return shuttle delayed - par…
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6th July 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 6th July 2012

Senscot is part of the Ready for Business consortium (www.readyforbusiness.org), delivering Scottish Govt`s ‘Developing Markets for Third Sector Providers’ Programme. One of our partners, …
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Bulletin Articles
5th July 2012

Charity Bank sees significant increase in new depositers

Charity Bank sees significant increase in new depositers Charity Bank July 2012 Meanwhile, social savings bank, Charity Bank has reported a 200 per cent increase in new depositors. Between January and…
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Bulletin Articles
5th July 2012

A consultation on the proposed Community Empowerment and Renewal …

A consultation on the proposed Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill Scottish Government 07.06.12 Executive Summary   This consultation sets out a range of ideas designed to meet the aims of …