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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2017

Why ‘keep the Tories out’ won’t work in Scotland this elect

Why ‘keep the Tories out’ won’t work in Scotland this election The Guardian, by Ruth Wishart 29.05.17   Old tribal rivalries have come to the fore in England, but north of the b…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2017

Scottish Government work programme will fail says SCVO

Scottish Government work programme will fail says SCVO The Force News, by Susan Smith 26.05.17   People with multiple barriers to employment will not get enough support under the Scottish Governm…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2017

Extracted from Building Social Business

Extracted from Building Social Business By Muhammad Yunus 2010   A social business has investors and owners but they don’t earn a profit, dividend, or any other form of financial benefit.…
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Bulletin Articles
30th May 2017

£4.5m social investment fund for homelessness charities to launc

£4.5m social investment fund for homelessness charities to launch Civil Society News, by Rob Preston 24.05.17   A social investment fund for homelessness charities across England worth &pou…
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2017

Why ‘keep the Tories out’ won’t work in Scotland this elect

Why ‘keep the Tories out’ won’t work in Scotland this election The Guardian, by Ruth Wishart 29.05.17   In the BBC’s Scottish leaders debate last week a frustrated Nicola …
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Senscot Bulletin
26th May 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 26.05.17

Dear members and friends,At Xmas in TK Maxx – on impulse I purchased a double mirror – true image on one side, 10x magnification on the reverse; don’t get one! – it exaggerat…
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Bulletin Articles
25th May 2017

This is how Islamist radicalisation actually happens

This is how Islamist radicalisation actually happens The Independent, by Katherine Brown 24.05.17   This attack on Manchester is part of a pattern of attacks from the nail bomber in Soho to the a…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2017

The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Poli…

The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics by David Goodhart The Times, by Robbie Millen 01.04.2017 David Goodhart doesn’t get it. If you are going to write about Brex…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2017

Shed heaven: The workshops turning men’s lives around

Shed heaven: The workshops turning men's lives around BBC Online 11.05.2017   For some men, retirement is a long-awaited chance to travel the world, hit the golf course, or take up a new hobby. F…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2017

A revolution is needed for us to properly serve isolated communit…

A revolution is needed for us to properly serve isolated communities The National, by Carolyn Leckie 15.05.2017   ACHILTIBUIE is one of the places that most of us have heard of but many would str…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2017

Contracting environment has dulled the voice of charities, says C…

Contracting environment has dulled the voice of charities, says CFG chair Civil Society News, by Alice Sharman 18.05.2017   The increase in charities taking on contracts to deliver public service…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2017

Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, f…

Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages? The Guardian, by Sonia Sodha 24.02.2017 When he got the letter after Christmas saying he was entitled to…