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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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Senscot Bulletin
30th November 2012

Senscot Bulletin: 30.11.12

Dear members and friends, The calibre of debate in our Parliament - particularly with regard to the independence issue - is embarrassingly bad; increasingly folk are looking for alternative platforms …
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30th November 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 30th November 2012

Ready for Business (RfB) website has been rebuilt and the RfB Partners are delighted to launch the new site – see, http://readyforbusiness.org/ . The website holds information on the ‘Deve…
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30th November 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 23rd November 2012

NEW JOB AT SENSCOT: Over the last year, the volume of activity of the Health SEN and Roundtable has grown significantly - often in direct response to an increasing number of initiatives from Scottish …
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Senscot Bulletin Opener

Senscot Bulletin Opener Laurence Demarco June 2003   On Tuesday I go to hear the Buddhist teacher known as Thay. Over a thousand folk - mostly older middle class - concerned - pilgrim souls. Unco…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Social Innovation Scotland

Social Innovation Scotland 29.11.12 Social Innovation Scotland is a new not-for-pro t centre established to encourage, nurture and support social innovation in Scotland. We conduct insightful policy r…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

iCan Programme Give Young People Social Edge

iCan Programme Give Young People Social Edge Firstport 26.11.12 An initiative to develop the potential of young entrepreneurs in Scotland is to be piloted in West Dunbartonshire. iCan, which will offe…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Event: Social Enterprise – an academic discussion or changing t…

Event: Social Enterprise – an academic discussion or changing the way we do business? Social Enterprise Academy & Glasgow Caledonian University 29.11.12 Join in the debate!   Social Ent…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

BIG injects £6.9m into Lloyds’ social entrepreneurs scheme

BIG injects £6.9m into Lloyds’ social entrepreneurs scheme Civil Society, by Jonathan Last 28.11.12    Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is investing £6.9m into the Lloyds Banking Gr…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Facebook and Google know that we value conformity more than our p…

Facebook and Google know that we value conformity more than our privacy New Stateman, by Laurie Penny 22.11.12 Sometimes a paranoid, to paraphrase William Burroughs, is just a person in possession of …
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

CIC regulator launches review on dividend cap

CIC regulator launches review on dividend cap Civil Socety, by Vibeka Mair 22.11.12 The Community Interest Companies Regulator has launched a consultation on the limits on share dividends and performa…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Full-on state control is no solution

Full-on state control is no solution The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 26.11.12 So now we don’t really need local councils. Scotland on Sunday reports that justice minister Kenny MacAskill believe…
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Bulletin Articles
29th November 2012

Making it count: This is just the beginning

Making it count: This is just the beginning Radical Independent 25.11.12  The Radical Independent Conference saw the length and breadth of the progressive pro-independence movement gather in Glas…