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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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22nd April 2016

The SENs: Friday 22nd April 2016

The Employability SEN met for the second time at the Trades Hall in Glasgow this week. Around 45 members attended to hear from Joanne Farrow (Scottish Government) on the current thinking on Scotland&r…
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21st April 2016

UK’s First Social Investment Tax Relief Fund Provides Social En…

UK’s First Social Investment Tax Relief Fund Provides Social Enterprise Funding Boost Social Investment Scotland 20.04.16   SIS Community Capital invests £400,000 in seven social ente…
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21st April 2016

Scotland gains on Poland in European credit union rankings as mem…

Scotland gains on Poland in European credit union rankings as membership grows The Herald Scotland, by Victoria Masterson 16.04.16   About 250 people a week are joining credit unions in Scotland …
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21st April 2016

Why Countryfile is the most political show on TV

Why Countryfile is the most political show on TV The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins 18.04.16   Countryfile is my guilty secret. On a Sunday evening, when I want to sit back and not think too much, BB…
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21st April 2016

Should we scrap benefits and pay everyone £100 a week?

Should we scrap benefits and pay everyone £100 a week? The Guardian, by John Harris 13.04.16   The idea of a universal basic income is about to leap from the margins to the mainstream, brin…
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21st April 2016

Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP manifesto and the dangers of repeated la…

Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP manifesto and the dangers of repeated landslides The Herald Scotland, by Iain Macwhirter 20.04.16   I'm sure it is just my macabre sense of humour, but I couldn't help fi…
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21st April 2016

Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work

Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work Good Reads, by Nick Srnicek, Alex Williams 17.11.15   A major new manifesto for a high-tech future free from work   Neoliberalis…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th April 2016

Senscot Bulletin: 15.04.16

 Dear members and friends,   Happy ending to last week’s wee story about the threatened local café in London’s Hampstead; saved by community pressure.  Across the UK,…
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15th April 2016

The SENs: Friday 15th April 2016

Bookings are now open for Community Enterprise’s event in Edinburgh on Friday 24th June. -  ‘Where Community Meets Enterprise: The nature and scale of "community enterprise"…
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14th April 2016

Four small microbreweries

Four small microbreweries   On the theme of local economics and emerging trends – have you noticed the recent growth of microbreweries across Scotland; these four sites (below), from dozens…
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14th April 2016

Small charities struggling while their larger counterparts grow, …

Small charities struggling while their larger counterparts grow, NCVO figures show Third Sector Magazine, by Liam Kay 11.04.16   Income among small and medium-sized charities fell in 2013/14 desp…
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14th April 2016

How Augusta National Became Golf’s North Korea

How Augusta National Became Golf's North Korea Deadspin, by Shane Ryan 06.09.15   Some people buy into the mythos of Augusta, and you may be one. So, fair warning: If you prefer to believe that w…