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12th May 2015

SIS Community Capital: Unlocking social investment tax relief for…

SIS Community Capital: Unlocking social investment tax relief for scotland's third sector Social Investment Scotland 25.04.15   For the first time in Scotland, UK investors will be able to invest…
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12th May 2015

Labour almost twice as popular as Tories with sector voters, Ashc…

Labour almost twice as popular as Tories with sector voters, Ashcroft poll finds Civil Society, by Alice Sharman 12.05.15   Almost twice as many voluntary sector workers voted Labour as Conservat…
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12th May 2015

Etherington: ‘no government will find a vision for voluntary ac…

Etherington: ‘no government will find a vision for voluntary action’ Civil Society 07.05.15   The chief executive of the NCVO has questioned whether charities have enough confidence i…
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12th May 2015

SNP in need of effective opponents

SNP in need of effective opponents The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 12.05.15  Is Scotland now a one-party state? This is one of the ludicrous accusations being thrown at the all-conquering SNP. Li…
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12th May 2015

Message from a reader via Facebook

Message from a reader via Facebook 11.05.15    "It's a beautiful day in Frome, Somerset today - the sun is shining. But that's not the real reason it is a beautiful day. Today the resul…
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12th May 2015

Left-wing and right-wing parties unite in call for a fairer votin…

Left-wing and right-wing parties unite in call for a fairer voting system The Independent, by Jon Stone 09.05.15   Parties from across Britain’s political spectrum have called for reform of…
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11th May 2015

For Scotland, independence day has already dawned

For Scotland, independence day has already dawned The Guardian, by Neal Ascherson 10.05.15   Nicola Sturgeon was telling the truth when she said her campaign wasn’t about winning independen…
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11th May 2015

How Scottish Labour came to be routed in the General Election

How Scottish Labour came to be routed in the General Election The Herald Scotland, by Tom Devine 09.05.15   To understand the external collapse of the Scottish Labour Party at the General Electio…
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11th May 2015

The SENs: Friday 8th May 2015

The sad news this week that Claverhouse in Dundee is to close is another reminder of the difficult operating environment for so many social enterprises and charities at present. It also highlights the…
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Senscot Bulletin
8th May 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 08.05.15

Dear members and friends,   My introduction to party politics was distributing leaflets for Robin Cook in the 1974 general election; Robin became the member for Edinburgh Central and I joined the…
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Bulletin Articles
7th May 2015

52 jobs lost as employment services organisation goes into liquid…

52 jobs lost as employment services organisation goes into liquidation Third Force News, by Paul Cardwell 04.05.15   ​A Dundee social enterprise and charity has closed its doors, letting go…
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7th May 2015

Tea in the Pot: Building ‘social capital’ or a ‘great good …

Tea in the Pot: Building ‘social capital’ or a ‘great good place’ in Govan?  By Maria Feeney and Chik Collins 07.05.15   This report has looked at the activity of TIT…