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Senscot Bulletin
19th October 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 19.10.12

Dear members and friends,  I happened upon this quote from a letter by American writer Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) "I'm trying again.  A man has to begin over and over - to try to thi…
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19th October 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 19th October 2012

The 2nd National Cultural SEN Conference takes place on 31st October at the Birnam Institute, by Dunkeld. The event will see the launch of the Social Enterprise and Culture Roundtable`s ‘Positio…
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19th October 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 12th October 2012

Next week, a delegation of nine SEN members and three intermediaries travel to Northern Ireland to share our expertise and experiences around the development of social enterprise and social enterprise…
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19th October 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 5th October 2012

We've just about finalised the programme for this year's Ceilidh at New Lanark. See, www.senscot.net/docs/Programme2012.doc  Places are still available and we'd really like to see as many of the …
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2012

Unity Trust Bank History

Unity Trust Bank History Unity Trust Bank 17.10.12 Unity Trust Limited opened its doors for trading on May Day 1984 - an appropriate launch date for Britain's first trade union bank. The idea of a tra…
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2012

Unity Trust Bank publishes social media guide for SMEs

Unity Trust Bank publishes social media guide for SMEs Unity Trust Bank 17.10.12 'About That First Tweet' is published by Unity Trust Bank and Social Misfits Media, sister company to philanthropy and …
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2012

The UK Community Food Sector: Towards Sustainability through Coll…

The UK Community Food Sector: Towards Sustainability through Collective Action and Social Enterprise CFINE 18.10.12 CFINE has been short leeted in the UK Government’s Business Innovation and Ski…
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2012

DTAS CERB Response

DTAS CERB Response DTAS 17.10.12 Q3. Are there any changes that could be made to the current Community Planning process to help make community engagement easier and more effective?   The purpose …
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Bulletin Articles
18th October 2012

Community finance: social loans for your social enterprise

Community finance: social loans for your social enterprise The Guardian, by Ben Hughes 15.10.12 With £145m lent to social ventures last year, Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) a…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2012

Number of UK poor receiving emergency food aid doubles

Number of UK poor receiving emergency food aid doubles The Guardian, by Shiv Malik and John Burn-Murdoch 16.10.12   A customer leaves the Mosaic church food bank in Hillfields, Coventry. Photogr…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2012

Guide to Social Enteprise Planning

Guide to Social Enteprise Planning JUST the Business 15.10.12 “Social enterprises do not need business plans, they need social enterprise plans which demonstrate how their social purpose will be…
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Senscot Bulletin
12th October 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 12.10.12

Dear members and friends,               At a recent meeting – half of the folk present – were fiddling with smart phones the who…