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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2015

UK media plurality threatened by dominant group of large firms

UK media plurality threatened by dominant group of large firms – report Mark Sweney, The Guardian 21.10.15 Control of the UK media is concentrated in the hands of just a few large corporations, …
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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2015

Charities braced for £30m cut to money received from Big Lottery…

Charities braced for £30m cut to money received from Big Lottery Fund Stephen Naysmith, The Herald 15.11.15 Scottish charities are bracing themselves for potentially devastating cuts to the budg…
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Bulletin Articles
17th November 2015

Star architect Malcolm Fraser on the end of his practice

Star architect Malcolm Fraser on the end of his practice Malcolm Fraser, Rattle 02.10.15 Scotland’s emerging confidence from the 1990’s onward had its stars, those who embodied the end of…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th November 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 13.11.15

Dear members and friends, Sotogrande, at the Gibraltar end of the Costa, started life in the early 1960s as a world class golf course and polo club – and has grown into an exclusive urbanisatio…
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13th November 2015

The SENs: Friday 13th November 2015

Senscot’s SE Conference and Ceilidh is over for another year. Around 120 delegates attended the event at the Westerwood Hotel, near Cumbernauld. As always we’ll have a full report – …
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Bulletin Articles
11th November 2015

If the Scotland Bill is a fiscal trap, why has the Scottish Gover…

If the Scotland Bill is a fiscal trap, why has the Scottish Government walked into it? Barclay McBain, The Herald 10.11.15 And so the Scotland Bill, the most blatant fiscal trap in 300 years, has pass…
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Bulletin Articles
10th November 2015

I’ve seen America’s future – and it’s not Republican

I’ve seen America’s future – and it’s not Republican Stan Greenberg, The Guardian 05.11.15 Given the kind of things the Republican presidential candidates have been saying ever…
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Bulletin Articles
10th November 2015

Christian charities join forces to help communities tackle povert…

Christian charities join forces to help communities tackle poverty The Courier 10.11.15 Scottish Christian charities are to join forces as part of a national initiative to support local communities m…
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Bulletin Articles
10th November 2015

Building Resilient Economies

New Start Magazine Between May 2015 and July 2016 New Start is visiting the 10 core cities of the UK to map local alternative economies, as part of the Friends Provident Foundation’s Build…
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Bulletin Articles
10th November 2015

A defining moment: what is social investment?

A defining moment: what is social investment? Phil Caroe, Pioneers Post 07.09.15 Impact investing, social investing, responsible investing – what do each of these terms thrown about so o…
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Bulletin Articles
10th November 2015

From the streets of LA to Glasgow, new restaurant employs only ex…

From the streets of LA to Glasgow, new restaurant employs only ex-cons. Susan Smith, Third Force News 09.11.15 Former criminals are to staff a new restaurant and a seperate takeaway in Glasgow in a b…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th November 2015

Senscot Bulletin: 06.11.15

Dear members and friends,   Almost exactly one year ago, I wrote this column from this same hotel – a great spa of a place with 400 rooms – but now, in November, it’s half empty…