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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.

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.

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Bulletin Articles
31st January 2013

So say a citizens’ assembly

So say a citizens’ assembly Scottish Community Alliance 30.01.13 An update from the So Say Scotland steering group Following a run of meetings with the Future of Scotland Steering Group, in Nove…
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2013

Analysis: Community organisers – How we set up a local town

Analysis: Community organisers - How we set up a local town team Third Sector 29.01.13 Andy Hillier revisits a team of community organisers in Bristol, 15 months after they began training, to report o…
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2013

Is the European social enterprise agenda losing steam?

Is the European social enterprise agenda losing steam? Civil Society, by Filippo Addarii 24.01.13In French you say "On ne change pas l'attelage au milieu du gué!". Once you are in …
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2013

New Chairman for Social Investment Scotland

New Chairman for Social Investment Scotland SIS 30.01.13 Leading funder to the third sector Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed a new Chairman, Professor Nick Kuenssberg OBE. Nick Kuenssber…
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2013

Another Country

Another Country by George Monbiot 28.01.13 The way we are governed is inexplicable - until you understand the upbringing of the elite. Those whom the gods love die young: are they trying to tell me …
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2013

Local Sports Clubs as Accidental Social Enterprises

Local Sports Clubs as Accidental Social Enterprises Social Traders, by Jonathan Robertson 04.12.12 Sport is central to Australia’s cultural identity. With events such as the F1 Grand Prix, the A…
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Senscot Bulletin
25th January 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 25.01.13

Dear members and friends,  Jacqueline Novogratz is a New York social entrepreneur - who in 2001 founded the Acumen Fund.  She tells - how growing up, she had a favourite blue sweater - with …
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25th January 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 25th January 2013

The tender for the management of the new Enterprising Third Sector Growth and Sustainability Fund has been published by the Scottish Government. The fund will be open for applications in the spring an…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Administration and Management of the Enterprising Third Sector Gr…

Administration and Management of the Enterprising Third Sector Growth and Sustainability Fund Scottish Government 18.01.13 The Scottish Government (Third Sector Unit) is seeking a suitably qualified a…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Extract from ‘The people’ could fix broken Britain

Extract from ‘The people’ could fix broken Britain The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 02.04.12 Enough was enough. A new constitution was needed, but after such compelling evidence of “e…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

First Minister Alex Salmond: “Addressing Alienation –…

First Minister Alex Salmond: "Addressing Alienation - the Opportunity of Independence" Jimmy Reid Foundation 06.12.12 As a Member of the Foundation you are invited to the Inaugural Annual J…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Declaration for Radical Independence

Declaration for Radical Independence Radical Independence 26.11.12 We call for independence for the Scottish people. No responsibility more defines a generation than its responsibility to leave a lega…