News

The latest news from Senscot and Scottish Social Enterprises.

News Search

The Scottish Government today published their draft strategy on tackling Loneliness & Social Isolation.Take a look back at our Briefing for examples of the work #SocEnt does to tackle the issue in Scotland.senscot.net/wp-conte… pic.twitter.com/YZ1O…

Yesterday from Senscot's Twitter

News Archive

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.

Other themes strongly featured in the archive include community empowerment, regeneration, localism, new economics, land reform, recycling, community enterprise and local democracy.

Use our archive’s search function to find news, opinion and research about social enterprise and community issues relevant to you.




Senscot Bulletin
31st August 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 31.08.12

Dear members and friends,  I believe, as a universal law - that whoever centralises power - will use it for their own advantage rather than the common good.  For this reason - if I believe i…
31st August 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 31st August 2012

Bookings are coming in for this year’s Social Enterprise Conference and Ceilidh at New Lanark. To begin with, we’re putting a limit of 4 places per SEN. We’re keen for as many as the…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

Human Rights in an Independent Scotland

Human Rights in an Independent Scotland Glasgow Human Rights Network, by Kurt Mills 29.08.12 With the debate over Scottish independence heating up, one issue which has been neglected is the role of hu…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

Move Your Money helping social enterprise to offer alternative to…

Move Your Money helping social enterprise to offer alternative to ‘useless’ Basic Bank Accounts Economic Voice 29.08.12 Move Your Money has teamed up with London Rebuilding Society, a soci…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

A Tree Day Out – The Melting Pot’s 5th Birthday Celeb

A Tree Day Out - The Melting Pot's 5th Birthday Celebration The Melting Pot 30.08.12 Almost seven years ago, Claire Carpenter received a Scotland unLtd award to help her create a social innovation cen…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

After Capitalism

After Capitalism George Monbiot 28.08.12 An animation calling for economic democracy. To answer the question of what the world will look like after capitalism, we first have to decide what we mean by …
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

Invested interests & Email Exchange

Invested interests & Email Exchange David Floyd & Laurence Demarco 26.08.12 It’s always worth reading Laurence Demarco’s weekly Senscot social enterprise e-mail bulletin. One of ma…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

Game on for the social investment octathlon!

Game on for the social investment octathlon! The Social Enterprise Magazine, by James Perry 29.08.12 As the summer holiday season draws to a close, our focus moves from how to occupy the children to t…
Bulletin Articles
30th August 2012

How to Weather a Hurricane

How to Weather a Hurricane The New York Times, by Daniel P Aldrich 28.08.12 HURRICANE Isaac, which made landfall in Louisiana last night, has not only disrupted the Republican National Convention but …
Senscot Bulletin
24th August 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 24.08.12

Dear members and friends, As a lad at school, we had sessions working in the gardens - learning how to wield a spade, a rake - basic skills. Some boys hated it, but I would volunteer - preferring the …
Bulletin Articles
24th August 2012

SCVO chief defended after LibDem leader asks Sime to quit

SCVO chief defended after LibDem leader asks Sime to quit Civil Society, by Niki May Young 15.08.12 The convenor of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has heartily defended chief executi…
24th August 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 24th August 2012

We’re now taking bookings for this year’s Social Enterprise Conference and Ceilidh at New Lanark. The event will be taking place on 15th/16th November. This year - our 8th - we will be joi…