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Senscot Bulletin
22nd August 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 22.08.14

Dear members and friends, In his book, ‘Stone Voices’ – Neal Ascherson wrote about the dismal 1979 devolution referendum; of the widespread pessimism and sense of alienation he encou…
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22nd August 2014

The SENs: Friday 22nd August 2014

We’re now opening up bookings for Senscot’s 10th SE Conference and Ceilidh on 13th/14th November at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.  This event has become a fixture in our SE calen…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

National Collective

National Collective Manifesto by Ruth Wishart 18.08.14   Thinking back, what a shilpit offering it was. A debating chamber hollowed out of the Old Royal High school hall in Edinburgh’…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

Smaller, Greener Banking

Smaller, Greener Banking Friends of the Earth Scotland and by Ray Perman August 2014   Executive Summary   Despite the reforms brought in after the financial crash, we still have a banking s…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

Social Investment by Charities

Social Investment by Charities by Pauline Hinchion August 2014   During the summer months, the Law Commission (England and Wales) consulted on the issue of ‘Social Investment by Charities&r…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

The teaching of social enterprise

The teaching of social enterprise by Robert Rubinstein Aug 2014    For the past 25 years, I have been hearing how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability will be critical fo…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

Social Enterprise Policy & Practice: Scotland’s Annual

Social Enterprise Policy & Practice: Scotland's Annual Conference CEiS August 2014   Wednesday 3rd September 2014, Glasgow    CONFERENCE FEATURES   * Limited bursary places ava…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

£6 million grants awarded to third sector

£6 million grants awarded to third sector Scottish Government 18.08.14   More than 115 organisations to benefit from Enterprise Ready Fund.   Grants totalling £6 million have bee…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

What Scotland needs to Flourish

What Scotland needs to Flourish By Lesley Riddoch August 2014   We envy the achievements of the Nordic nations, but still hesitate to commit our income to pay for high quality public services. Wh…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

Jimmy Reid think tank hampered by schism at the top

Jimmy Reid think tank hampered by schism at the top Sunday Herald, by Paul Hutcheon 17.08.14   A left-wing think tank created in memory of Scottish trade unionist Jimmy Reid is in turmoil amid an…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

Local People Leading

Local People Leading Scottish Community Alliance August 2014   What We Are   The Scottish Community Alliance is leading the campaign for a strong and independent community sector in Scotland…
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Bulletin Articles
21st August 2014

How to get excited about local government reform

How to get excited about local government reform Electoral Reform Society, by Willie Sullivan 18.08.14   Recent weeks have continued to see all sorts of handwringing and dark soothsaying about th…