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Excellent dissertation from @ailsa_higgins on ‘Exploring the geographies of social enterprise in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’. Key findings chime with conversations we’ve been having with SE Rural Hub and Rural SEN #socent #rural pic.twitter.com/Iahx…

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Senscot Bulletin
17th January 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 17.01.14

Dear members and friends,               During the festive break – I read the novel ‘Stoner’ by the late John William…
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2014

Stoner, By John Williams: Book of a lifetime

Stoner, By John Williams: Book of a lifetime The Independent, By Adam Foulds 06.12.13 Stoner is a wonderful novel, rich and sombre, a record of pain and loss but also of moments of vision and tenderne…
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17th January 2014

The SEN’s: Friday 17th January 2014

There’s a lot of support out there for social enterprises in Scotland but it’s not easy to find your way around it all and to understand who’s who and who does what. Senscot has been…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Phase 2 (2012-2013): Final …

Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Phase 2 (2012-2013): Final Report University of Glasgow - Training and Employment Research Unit 26.11.13 Executive Summary Community Jobs Scotland Background 1.&n…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

1,000 new jobs for young people in third sector

1,000 new jobs for young people in third sector Third Force News 16.01.14 COMMUNITY Jobs Scotland is set to be extended for another year, creating 1,000 new jobs for young people in Scottish third se…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

My friends wonder why any intelligent Scot would vote Yes

My friends wonder why any intelligent Scot would vote Yes Scottish Review, By David Donnison 15.01.14 Recently I found myself in a seminar with old friends and colleagues at the London School of Econo…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Proposed Protocol for Respectful Dialogue

Proposed Protocol for Respectful Dialogue John Sturrock (Core Solutions) 11.01.14 Proposed Protocol for Respectful Dialogue: “We, the signatories to this Protocol, agree that it is in the intere…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Albert Camus: Life is Absurd, Rebél, Live, and Try To Die Happy

Albert Camus: Life is Absurd, Rebél, Live, and Try To Die Happy Vermont Republic, By Thomas H. Naylor 17.04.12 When I first read Albert Camus’s The Stranger as a college student in 1957, …
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

A long time in social investment

A long time in social investment Beanbags and Bullsh!t 31.12.13 It’s that time of year when social enterprise commentators (and everyone else) gets the chance to take a step and either review wh…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Trust Engines: What does being a ‘social’ business mean?

Trust Engines: What does being a ‘social’ business mean? Big Society Capital 03.09.13 Since our launch we have been grappling with the question of what being a ‘social’ busines…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Pope With the Humble Touch Is Firm in Reshaping the Vatican

Pope With the Humble Touch Is Firm in Reshaping the Vatican The New York Times, By JASON HOROWITZ and JIM YARDLEY 13.01.14 VATICAN CITY — Less than a year into his papacy, Pope Francis has raise…
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Bulletin Articles
16th January 2014

Forget banks and join credit unions, middle-classes urged

Forget banks and join credit unions, middle-classes urged The Telegraph, By Jessica Winch 12.01.14 Membership of credit unions is growing at its fastest rate in at least a decade as savers search for …