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All SEN Members Session | Flexible Working & Mental Wellbeing. Join us on Monday 24th August, 3pm to explore flexible working as a way to support staff MH&W as we move towards Phase 4. Fantastic speakers lined up. More info ➡️➡️bit.ly/2ECSOYH #socent #mentalwellbeing pic.twitter.com/Fw1s…

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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2017

Following the Supreme Court ruling, what happens next?

Following the Supreme Court ruling, what happens next? The Constitution Unit 24.01.17   Following today’s Supreme Court judgement, the focus of attention shifts back to parliament.  Ho…
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Bulletin Articles
24th January 2017

Universal Basic Income Is Our Best Weapon Against The Rising Far …

Universal Basic Income Is Our Best Weapon Against The Rising Far Right The World Post, by Guy Standing 06/01/2017   London - A groundbreaking pilot project launched this week in Finland. The gove…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2017

Demonstrating Social Value Context

Demonstrating Social Value Context Scotland's Social Enterprise Strategy December 2016   Context   As fair, inclusive, and impactful businesses, social enterprises should ultimately be measu…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2017

The real meaning of impact

The real meaning of impact by Roger Moors, Social Investment Scotland 19.01.17   Social Investment Scotland's Roger Moors examines what impact really means and how social enterprises need to rega…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th January 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 20.01.17

Dear members and friends, When you’re 76, the crisis in care services for the elderly gets more immediate; it’s frustrating because I’ve argued for years that the growing shortfall i…
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20th January 2017

The SENs: Friday 20th January 2017

Yesterday, 12 members of the Cultural SEN participated in a Community Learning Exchange (CLE) for SEs within the tourism industry. The visit was hosted by the Grassmarket Community Project (GCP) in Ed…
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Bulletin Articles
19th January 2017

MSPs vote to ‘reverse’ Highlands and Islands Enterpri

MSPs vote to 'reverse' Highlands and Islands Enterprise plans BBC News 18.01.17   MSPs have voted to demand the Scottish government allow Highlands and Islands to retain its own board.   The…
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Bulletin Articles
19th January 2017

World’s eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50

World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50% The Guardian, by Larry Elliott 16.01.17   A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth.   The…
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Bulletin Articles
19th January 2017

Airdrie Savings Bank to close its doors

Airdrie Savings Bank to close its doors BBC, by Douglas Fraser 18.01.17   Airdrie Savings Bank, the last survivor of Britain's independent savings banks, is preparing for a "phased end to al…
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2017

How can Britain exit the EU? As a nation state Britain doesn’t …

How can Britain exit the EU? As a nation state Britain doesn’t really exist The Guardian, by David Marquand 13.01.17   A few hundred years of history once bound the four nations of the UK. …
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2017

Cabin fever: how Scotland is back in love with the joys of ‘hut…

Cabin fever: how Scotland is back in love with the joys of ‘hutting’ The Guardian, by Tracy McVeigh 15.01.17   Dylan Thomas had one. So did Roald Dahl, Arthur Miller and Norman MacCai…
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17th January 2017

Italian Social Cooperatives

Italian Social Cooperatives  by Wilda M. Vanek January 2017   A New Type of Cooperative - Some Historical Background   Relief for the financial strain on the national system of social w…