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Senscot Bulletin
26th October 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 26.10.12

Dear members and friends, A good night's sleep (7/8 hours) has always been essential for me - high energy burn; an unwelcome aspect of ageing has been waking around 3am - which I came to regard as ret…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2012

Scottish social enterprise award winners revealed

Scottish social enterprise award winners revealed Social Enterprise Scotland 25.10.12 The winners of the annual Scottish Social Enterprise Awards 2012 were announced today at a special awards lunch in…
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26th October 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 26h October 2012

Last call for the 2nd National Cultural SEN Conference next Wednesday (31st Oct) at the Birnam Institute, by Dunkeld. The event will see the launch of the Social Enterprise and Culture Roundtable&rsqu…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

GO Awards Scotland honours excellence in procurement

GO Awards Scotland honours excellence in procurement GO Awards 25.10.12 The Scottish procurement community’s finest celebrated recently at the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public …
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

Mythbusting: co-operatives are old fashioned

Mythbusting: co-operatives are old fashioned The Guardian, by David Floyd 27.09.12 Growing up in the 1980s and 1990s co-operatives seemed like a relic of bygone era. This was partly because of the pol…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

Concerns over payment-b-results

Concerns over payment-b-results Civil Society 22.10.12 Payment-by-results (PBR) has been the subject of scrutiny in the charity sector with concerns raised over its implications for charities burdened…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

David Cameron on payment by results

David Cameron on payment by results Third Sector Magazine, by David Ainsworth 22.10.12 Prime Minister says he wants to see the approach used as 'the norm rather than the exception' David Cameron, the …
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

It’s cooperation, stupid

It's cooperation, stupid Charles Leadbeater 07.03.12The argument of this pamphlet is that we should jettison the assumption that humans are selfish, first and foremost. Instead, we should start from…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

Social Enterprise Fair

Social Enterprise Fair PwC 19.10.12 We are contacting you to let you know about Social Enterprise fairs that PwC are hosting in Scotland as part of our ongoing commitment to supporting social business…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

A Referendum Road Show – Outline

A Referendum Road Show - Outline Scottish Community Alliance 24.10.12 The Scottish Community Alliance is a coalition of the major networks and intermediaries that support Scotland’s community se…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

Third Sector Unit Organogram

Third Sector Unit Organogram Scottish Government 22.10.12  Following the recent staff moves within Third Sector Unit and Equalities unit, here's an up to date organagram for both units showing th…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2012

Inaugural Stephen Maxwell Lecture

Inaugural Stephen Maxwell Lecture SCVO 25.10.12 Join us at SCVO’s 69th Annual General Meeting, where the results of the Policy Committee election and our new treasurer will be announced. The eve…