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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
17th October 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 17.10.14

Dear members and friends,  I wrote last Friday - ‘no one knows what’s coming next in Scotland - it’s great’; been pondering on this.  There has been a collapse of tru…
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17th October 2014

The SENs: Friday 17th October 2014

Senscot supports 4 thematic SENs and Roundtables – Health; Sport; Community Food; and Culture/Creative – with around 300 SEs members/engaged. This work is supported by Scottish Govt Third …
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2014

Labour promises contracts open to charities and social enterprise…

Labour promises contracts open to charities and social enterprises only Civil Society Finance, By David Ainsworth 09.07.2014             A Labour gov…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2014

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan – review

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan – review The Guardian, By Thomas Keneally 28.06.2014   Flanagan offers a rich insight into how the Burma railway claimed the lives of A…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2014

Boycott Workfare criticises charities over links to mandatory wor…

Boycott Workfare criticises charities over links to mandatory work activity Civil Society Governance, By Alice Sharman 13.10.2014   Scope, Barnardo’s and the British Heart Foundation have a…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2014

The sector risks becoming nothing but a voiceless and toothless i…

The sector risks becoming nothing but a voiceless and toothless instrument of a shrunken state Civil Society Governance 06.10.2014   In the first of a series of articles on the future of the volu…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2014

Press Release: Film is made for Govanhill Baths as they celebrate…

Press Release: Film is made for Govanhill Baths as they celebrate their 100 year anniversary. Frances Higson 09.10.14   Film maker, Fran Higson is making a documentary film as a 100th birthday pr…
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Bulletin Articles
15th October 2014

Letter from John Swinney to Economy, Energy and Tourism Parliamen…

Letter from John Swinney to Economy, Energy and Tourism Parliamentary Committee John Swinney October 2014   Thank you for your letter of August 12 to the Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tou…
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Senscot Bulletin
10th October 2014

Senscot Bulletin: 10.10.14

Dear members and friends,  This week the bad weather moved into the wee clachan where I live -wind and rain driving against the windows - stripping the leaves from the trees. Up in Edinburgh toda…
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10th October 2014

The SENs: Friday 10th October 2014

This week, Senscot and SFS have been attending the latest EU SEN event in Cyprus – the final EU SEN gathering prior to the Dissemination Conference in Brussels (January 2015). The main themes ha…
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Bulletin Articles
9th October 2014

Making social investment more social

Making social investment more social Social Spider CIC October 2014   The Alternative Commission on Social Investment is an initiative set-up to investigate what’s wrong with the UK social …
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Bulletin Articles
9th October 2014

Jesus wasn’t much taken with biological kith and kin – he…

Jesus wasn’t much taken with biological kith and kin - he said we’re all family The Guardian, by Giles Fraser 04.10.14   One of my parishioners comes to see me after church. She is a …