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Bulletin Articles
9th February 2016

Girvan regeneration firm Ailsa Horizons shuts down

Girvan regeneration firm Ailsa Horizons shuts down The Daily Record, by Sarah McDonald 08.02.16   A Girvan regeneration agency which was considered the backbone of the community has closed its do…
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Bulletin Articles
9th February 2016

Dutch city plans to pay citizens a ‘basic income’, and Greens…

Dutch city plans to pay citizens a ‘basic income’, and Greens say it could work in the UK The Guardian, by Daniel Boffey 26.12.15   It’s an idea whose adherents over the centuri…
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Senscot Bulletin
5th February 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 05.02.16

Dear members and friends, In an essay called the Lost Childhood - Graham Greene suggests that it’s the earliest stories we encounter as children which have the most impact on us. Our imaginatio…
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5th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 5th February 2016

Senscot and Social Enterprise Scotland (SES) will be attending the Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) Social Enterprise Forum at The Melting Pot next Thursday. The session is aimed at staff from Third Se…
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5th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 29th January 2016

Last month, we mentioned that we were carrying out a review of activity around the thematic SENs. We are just about at the end of this process and will be sharing further information with SEN members …
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5th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 22nd January 2016

Over the coming months, Scottish Govt will be preparing a new strategy for supporting social enterprise and the third sector at both a local and national level. This strategy will be informed by the f…
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5th February 2016

The SENs: Friday 15th January 2016

Senscot Legal is coming to the end of its 5th year of trading. It began trading in February 2011 to provide social enterprises and wider third sector organisations with legal services that were both a…
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Bulletin Articles
4th February 2016

Mundell: time to scrap fiscal powers deadline

Mundell: time to scrap fiscal powers deadline The Herald Scotland, by Michael Settle 04.02.16   David Mundell wants to scrap the February 12 deadline for concluding talks to deliver more powers t…
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Bulletin Articles
4th February 2016

The Evolving Philanthropy Industry

The Evolving Philanthropy Industry Ethical Markets, by Hazel Henderson 22.01.16   Since the crises of 2008, the global financial system has shaken many societies, causing job losses, homelessness…
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Bulletin Articles
4th February 2016

Citizen’s Income

Citizen's Income The Scottish Greens August 2014   A Citizen’s Income is a new way of providing social security.     A Citizen's Income would sweep away almost all benefits and th…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd February 2016

Michael Gray on the ‘free press’ and The NationalR

Michael Gray on the 'free press' and The National's response The National 02.02.16   I spent last Thursday re-reading Jimmy Reid’s famous address to the students of Glasgow University, 1972…
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Bulletin Articles
2nd February 2016

Social Enterprise Academy is exporting its expertise

Social Enterprise Academy is exporting its expertise Third Force News, by Paul Cardwell 29.01.16   Scotland’s Social Enterprise Academy is sharing its approach to learning by franchising it…