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New job posted today:@DiscoveryCU is looking for a general manager to deal with the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union.⬇️ See details ⬇️senscot.net/job/disc…

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Senscot Bulletin
29th May 2015

Senscot Bulletin 29.05.15

 Dear members and friends,            Strolling around the shops in Spain last week in a wee town called Pueblo Nuevo Guadiaro; come upon a bench with a sign &lsqu…
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29th May 2015

The SENs: Friday 29th May 2015

Yesterday, Dundee SEN (DSEN) held its AGM. As one of the country’s most mature  social enterprise networks, DSEN now has over 40 members; employing over 500 people; with a combined tur…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2015

It might be time to rationalise the regulation of social enterpri…

It might be time to rationalise the regulation of social enterprise Sam Burne James 22.05.15   The UK’s third sector is a complex beast. Alongside registered charities – and their exc…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2015

Agenda for Initial Stakeholder Meeting

Agenda for Initial Stakeholder Meeting Senscot/Dundee SEN/Scottish Government 4th June 2015  10:00              Coffee   10…
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2015

Glasgow’s third sector is showing signs of struggling

Glasgow’s third sector is showing signs of struggling Third Force News, by Paul Cardwell 26.05.15   There are signs Glasgow’s third sector workforce is beginning to struggle due to a …
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Bulletin Articles
28th May 2015

Transition Support

Transition Support Senscot 28.05.15Senscot is providing support to link social enterprise and social enterprise thematic networks into the new integration arrangements, particularly in terms of buil…
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28th May 2015

The SENs: Friday 22nd May 2015

The SE Vision 2025 Steering Group met this week to consider feedback from a series of consultations that have taken place over the last couple of months. These meeting have included SEN members; Housi…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2015

A Winning Strategy for the Left

A Winning Strategy for the Left Jacobin, Michael Schwartz & Kevin Young 18.05.15 The Occupy Wall Street movement highlighted a rising tide of protest directly targeting corporate America. Since th…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2015

Lessons Scottish Labour must learn from the SNP – and fast

Lessons Scottish Labour must learn from the SNP – and fast Kevin McKenna, The Guardian 24.05.15Before a proper redemption of the Labour party in Scotland can occur, there must be an acknowledg…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2015

Glasgow’s third sector is showing signs of struggling

Glasgow’s third sector is showing signs of struggling Paul Cardwell, Third Force News 26.05.15 There are signs Glasgow’s third sector workforce is beginning to struggle due to a combinatio…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2015

Additional Strengthening Communities Programme projects

Additional Strengthening Communities Programme projects Scottish Government 26.05.15The additional £668,000 for the Strengthening Communities Programme is part of the overall £10 million…
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Bulletin Articles
27th May 2015

Fund to strengthen communities

Fund to strengthen communities Scottish Government 26.05.1526 community-led organisations to receive investment for local regeneration.Enterprising community groups who are delivering economic …