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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
17th January 2017

MLK’s Daughter On Why Her Father’s Legacy Is Importan…

MLK's Daughter On Why Her Father's Legacy Is Important Now More Than Ever The Huffington Post, by Lilly Workneh 16.01.17   The Rev. Bernice King believes that if her father, the legendary Dr. Mar…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th January 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 13.01.17

Dear members and friends, While he was Chancellor, Gordon Brown connived with investment bankers to punt the UK social economy as a new ‘asset class’ for the money markets – one of h…
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13th January 2017

The SENs: Friday 13th January 2017

Last Friday, the £9.7m Social Economy Development Programme was launched. The Social Economy Growth Fund and the Social Innovation Challenge Fund are both being managed by SG Third Sector Unit. …
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Bulletin Articles
12th January 2017

The Guardian view on Corbyn and pay: close that gap

The Guardian view on Corbyn and pay: close that gap The Guardian 10.01.17 As the saying goes, he had one job. When Jeremy Corbyn appeared on the TV and radio on Tuesday morning, he was supposed to foc…
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Bulletin Articles
12th January 2017

The future is bright for community ownership

The future is bright for community ownership Big Lottery Fund Scotland 04.01.17 With land reform high on the political agenda 2017 we anticipate that even more communities, particularly in urban areas…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

A New Fund Seeks Both Financial and Social Returns

A New Fund Seeks Both Financial and Social Returns New York Times 19.12.16 “There is a lazy mindedness that we afford the do-gooders.” That was Bono, the musician turned activist tur…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

Scots want to strip private schools of charity status

Scots want to strip private schools of charity status Third Force News 05.01.17 Private schools should be banned or lose their charitable status according to over half of Scots. YouGov research carri…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

The Scottish pioneer whose plan for a basic income could transfor…

The Scottish pioneer whose plan for a basic income could transform Britain The Guardian 08.01.17 In the city where Adam Smith developed the free-market theories that inspired Thatcherism nearly 300 y…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

Homeless experts criticise charity’s celebrity backed village

Homeless experts criticise charity’s celebrity backed village Deadline News 06.01.17 Work on the village is expected to begin in early this year, with the first residents expected to move into t…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

A New Joint Award in Hoarding Practice

A New Joint Award in Hoarding Practice Life-Pod 04.01.17 We are delighted to announce a new Joint Award in Hoarding Practice for professionals who encounter hoarding disorder or chronic disorganisatio…
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Bulletin Articles
11th January 2017

Voluntary Action Scotland slammed in official report

Voluntary Action Scotland slammed in official report Third Force News 10.01.17 Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) has been told to put its house in order in a report commissed by the Scottish Gove…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th January 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 06.01.17

Dear members and friends, Each of my grandparents was born in the last decade of the 19th century – in the same mountain village in Central Italy. Their childhood stories told how they had no sc…