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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Senscot Bulletin
27th June 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 27.06.14

Dear members and friends,  The cataract in my eye has got worse – I’m on the waiting list for a ‘surgical procedure’; last week was my ‘pre-operative assessment&rsqu…
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27th June 2014

The SENs: Friday 27th June 2014

Senscot has been working with the Thematic SENs on issues related to Tourism.  As part of this work, we have developed a short survey to help to identify social enterprises that are delivering, o…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

Social Enterprise – a mouthpiece for Britain’s New Coloni

Social Enterprise - a mouthpiece for Britain’s New Colonialism by Les Huckfield 23.06.14How to Deliver Public Services ‘on the cheap’ - Britain’s Export to the World   T…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

The NHS is loved and efficient, so why the obsession with reform?

The NHS is loved and efficient, so why the obsession with reform? The Guardian, by Will Hutton 21.06.14 At University College Hospital, London, in the small hours of every morning, a nurse quietly che…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

Enterprise and Collaboration

Enterprise and Collaboration Sport Marketing Network, Sport Wales & VI-Ability 26.06.14The way forward for community sport and physical activity in Wales   A one-day event focussing on how …
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

What will a statutory power of social investment mean for chariti…

What will a statutory power of social investment mean for charities? Civil Society 24.06.14The Law Commission is proposing a new statutory power for charities to make social investments, which could…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

‘New charities should prove they are needed before being re…

'New charities should prove they are needed before being registered' Civil Society 19.06.14 Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB and chair of Acevo, has suggested that the Charity Commission…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

The Order on the Other Side of Chaos

The Order on the Other Side of Chaos by Margaret Wheatley 23.06.14I use the word "chaos" to describe those times in an organization when people are confused, don't know what to do, and fe…
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

Analysis: We need to talk about Wings over Scotland

Analysis: We need to talk about Wings over Scotland STV News 20.06.14  There are three questions guaranteed to start an argument in a Scottish newsroom:   1) How much do you get paid? 2) Is …
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Bulletin Articles
26th June 2014

Glasgow unveils bike hire scheme at 31 city locations

Glasgow unveils bike hire scheme at 31 city locations BBC 24.06.14   A £600,000 initiative to offer 400 bikes for hire at 31 locations across Glasgow has been launched.   The Mass Auto…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2014

CEiS Annual Conference

In its 8th year, CEIS Annual Conference is seen as the definitive conference in Scotland for social enterprise. This pre-referendum social enterprise conference will highlight the advances a…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th June 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 20.06.14

Dear members and friends,           I’m eleven years old – summer scout camp near Selkirk; a scary older boy – controlling – is sha…