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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Entrepreneurs urged to apply for new Social Enterprise Challenge

Entrepreneurs urged to apply for new Social Enterprise Challenge West Dunbartonshire Council January 2013   Proposals are now being invited for an exciting new £225k fund that will help set…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Division might be emerging between charities delivering public se…

Division might be emerging between charities delivering public services and others, report says Third Sector Online, by David Ainsworth 18.01.13 Study by the Third Sector Research Centre, written by S…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Impact measurement is anti-competitive, warns report

Impact measurement is anti-competitive, warns report Civil Society, by Vibeka Mair 23.01.13      Without an industry standard model for impact measurement, the social enterprise s…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Charity collaborations fail because of lack of preparation, repor…

Charity collaborations fail because of lack of preparation, report suggests Third Sector Online, by David Ainsworth 22.01.13 Collaborating for Impact, by New Philanthropy Capital and the Impetus Trust…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2013

Mythbusting: there are 68,000 social enterprises in Britain

Mythbusting: there are 68,000 social enterprises in Britain The Guardian, by David Floyd 21.01.13 "There are some 62,000 [social enterprises] in Britain today, contributing more than £24bn …
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Senscot Bulletin
18th January 2013

Senscot Bulletin: 18.01.13

Dear members and friends, Due to fog in Malaga - the captain says - our plane is diverting to Seville. Gobsmacked - this has never happened to me - in 40 years. Panic - my friend Tom is waiting on the…
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18th January 2013

Networks1st Update: Friday 18th January 2013

Eric Peebles (Dundee City Council) this week presented the new Dundee Social Enterprise Development Strategy to the SEN last week.  Eric has worked closely with DSEN members and key stakeholders …
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2013

The Incomparable Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness

The Incomparable Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness Daily Good, by Kim Rosen 10.01.13 The poems of Naomi Shihab Nye have an uncanny way of showing up at exactly the right moment to summon you below the surf…
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2013

Bang Goes the Theory

Bang Goes the Theory George Monbiot 14.01.13 Monbiot.com   How neoliberalism trashed your life, but made the super-rich even richer. How they must bleed for us. In 2012, the world’s 100 r…
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2013

Land Reform Review Group

Land Reform Review Group Andy Wightman January 2013 The Land Reform Review Group was established by Scottish Ministers in July 2012.    Since they will not be publishing the submissions rec…
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17th January 2013

Land Reform Review

Land Reform Review Scottish Government 17.01.13 The Scottish Government is committed to generating innovative and radical proposals on land reform that will contribute to the success of Scotland for …
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17th January 2013

Scotland’s health chief Sir Harry Burns calls for drastic a…

Scotland's health chief Sir Harry Burns calls for drastic action to improve country's appalling health record Daily Record 13.01.13 Scotland's chief ­medical officer has demanded emergency action …