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2nd November 2012

Networks1st Update: Friday 2nd November 2012

On Wednesday, the Cultural SEN hosted its 2nd annual Conference at the Birnam Institute, near Dunkeld. The event was a great success with a series of excellent presentations. Significantly, the Confer…
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1st November 2012

Press Release: Third Phase of Scottish Investment Fund Launched

Press Release: Third Phase of Scottish Investment Fund Launched Social Investment Scotland 01.11.12 £2 million expected to become available for third sector The Scottish Government has today (1 …
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1st November 2012

The man who reinvented banks

The man who reinvented banks Sunday Herald, by Steven Vass 27.10.12 Professor Muhammad Yunus paces into the room with the quiet dignity befitting his status. This is the father of micro-finance, the f…
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1st November 2012

Our standards of evidence

Our standards of evidence Nesta Investment Management 01.11.12 The objective of the Nesta Standards of Evidence is to help us know how confident we can be that a product or service is having a positi…
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1st November 2012

There are three potential problems with a social enterprise label…

There are three potential problems with a social enterprise label for Europe The Guardian, by Filippo Addarii 26.10.12 One of the thorny issues being debated in Brussels as part of the Social Business…
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1st November 2012

The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System

The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System Resurgence, by Jerry Mander 01.11.12 Then there is the crucial matter of scale.  Most economists these days, the media at large and the ge…
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1st November 2012

Big Local

Big Local Local Trust 01.11.12 What is Big Local? Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents in 150 areas around England to use at least £1m to make a massive and lasting positive differ…
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1st November 2012

Anuta Tribe

Anuta Tribe BBC October 2012 The island of Anuta is one of almost a thousand islands that make up the Melanesian nation of the Solomon Islands. Together, this group of islands cover a land mass of 28,…
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1st November 2012

Energy Action Group

Energy Action Group Development Trust Association Scotland 31.10.12 Is Your Social Enterprise being charged Unfair and Uncompetitive Energy Costs?   Many social enterprises are paying unnecessar…
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1st November 2012

Community Ownership in Scotland

Community Ownership in Scotland Community Ownership Support Service September 2012 Executive Summary Through this study, Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) has sought to establish the cur…
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1st November 2012

Sirs Stephen and Stuart lock horns over trustee payment

Sirs Stephen and Stuart lock horns over trustee payment Civil Society, by Tania Mason 23.10.12 Sirs Stuart Etherington and Stephen Bubb outlined their differing views on the issue of trustee remunerat…