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10th March 2017

The SENs: Friday 10th March 2017

Over the last year, Senscot’s work with the 5 Thematic SENs – Health; Community Food; Sport; Culture and Creative; and Employability (supported by Social Firms Scotland) – has seen a…
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Bulletin Articles
8th March 2017

The Welfare State is an extension of us, not a replacement for us…

The Welfare State is an extension of us, not a replacement for us.  Nurture Development, by Cormac Russell  08.03.17   This blog makes six key points:   1. The Welfare State is an …
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8th March 2017

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy McKinsey Global Institute, by James Manyika, Susan Lund, Jacques Bughin, Kelsey Robinson, Jan Mischke, and Deepa Mahajan  08.03.17   …
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Bulletin Articles
8th March 2017

Should MPs follow Jeremy Corbyn

Should MPs follow Jeremy Corbyn's example and release their tax returns? The Guardian, by Gaby Hinslliff, Kate Maltby and Ellie Mae O’Hagan 08.03.17   Gaby Hinsliff: It doesn’t have t…
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8th March 2017

It’s time to prepare for a second Scottish referendum

It's time to prepare for a second Scottish referendum The Spectator, by Alex Massie 08.03.17   On 24 June last year, in the Georgian splendour of her official residence in Edinburgh’s Charl…
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8th March 2017

Interview: Tom Devine on the end of Scotland’s long love af…

Interview: Tom Devine on the end of Scotland's long love affair with Europe The National, by Hugh McDonald 08.03.17   It has all the anguish, financial chaos and emotional turbulence of the end o…
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8th March 2017

SNP is as left-wing as the gold fittings in Trump’s bathroom

SNP is as left-wing as the gold fittings in Trump’s bathroom The Herald, by Kevin McKenna 08.03.17   These are strange and curious days for Scotland, this country that likes to eulogise its…
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Bulletin Articles
7th March 2017

Glasgow schools chief: beware of “snake oil salesmen”…

Glasgow schools chief: beware of "snake oil salesmen" in £120m education overhaul The Herald Scotland, by Paul Hutcheon 05.03.17   Glasgow’s top education official has issu…
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Senscot Bulletin
3rd March 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 03.03.17

Dear members and friends, Became surprisingly absorbed in the recent TV programme ‘Life on the Edge’ – about Fair Isle; halfway between Shetland and Orkney, it’s the UK’…
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3rd March 2017

The SENs: Friday 3rd March 2017

In light of the SE Strategy and the impending Action Plan – and early actions – a number of Scottish Community Alliance (SCA) members met this week to consider how they could improve the b…
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Bulletin Articles
1st March 2017

‘Charities need to return to the values that differentiate us

‘Charities need to return to the values that differentiate us’  Civil Society News, by Kirsty Weakley 01.03.17   The charity sector needs to “return the values that differe…
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1st March 2017

Survival mode: Scotland’s third sector fails to grow

Survival mode: Scotland’s third sector fails to grow Third Force News, by Susan Smith  01.03.17   The economy of Scotland’s third sector is failing to grow and just 1% of people …