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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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Senscot Bulletin
5th May 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 05.05.17

Dear members and friends,   On Sunday mornings, I usually look in on Andrew Marr, Andrew Neil, then Scottish political commentators – newspapers and radio – my weekly immersion. I als…
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Bulletin Articles
5th May 2017

Why I wish we could vote in real local elections today

Why I wish we could vote in real local elections today Common Space, by Robin McAlpine 04.05.2017 I DON'T think there will be many of you out there who feel immersed in a rich and detailed national de…
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4th May 2017

The SENs: Friday 5th May 2017

Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is now accepting applications from charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations interested in creating new job opportunities. CJS aims to support unemployed …
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4th May 2017

Ken Loach says Tory win could spell the end of the Union

Ken Loach says Tory win could spell the end of the Union The Herald, by Andrew Whittaker 30.04.2017   AWARD winning filmmaker Ken Loach believes a defeat for Jeremy Corbyn in the General Election…
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4th May 2017

Robert M. Pirsig, Author of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Main…

Robert M. Pirsig, Author of ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,’ Dies at 88 The New York Times, by Paul Vitello 24.4.2017 Robert M. Pirsig, whose “Zen and the Art of Motorcyc…
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3rd May 2017

Six innovations that could build a new social care system

Six innovations that could build a new social care system The Guardian, by Alex Fox 02.05.2017   An unexpected effect of cuts to council budgets, and the ensuing crisis in support services for ad…
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3rd May 2017

The UK Government Is Completely Deluded About Brexit

The UK Government Is Completely Deluded About Brexit Forbes Magazine, by Frances Coppola 30.04.2017   The UK’s eventual exit from the EU is looking more and more likely to be a train wreck.…
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3rd May 2017

Ambassador to EU quits and warns staff over ‘muddled thinki

Ambassador to EU quits and warns staff over 'muddled thinking' The Guardian, by Jessica Elgot 15.01.2017 Britain’s ambassador to the European Union Sir Ivan Rogers dealt a blow to the UK’s…
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3rd May 2017

Is Triodos the ethical bank that could replace the Co-op?

Is Triodos the ethical bank that could replace the Co-op? The Guardian, by Rupert Jones 29.04.2017 Perhaps you are looking for a more ethical home for your current account cash. Or maybe you are a Co-…
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3rd May 2017

Report: Mapping economic potential in North East Glasgow

Report: Mapping economic potential in North East Glasgow Common Space, by Mhairi Love 29.04.2017   AHEAD of the Scottish local elections next week, a new report by Common Weal has highlighted how…
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3rd May 2017

Scotland will not use private companies to assess benefit claims

Scotland will not use private companies to assess benefit claims Public Finance.co.uk, by Keith Aitken 28.04.2017   The new agency set up to run devolved benefits in Scotland will not follow the …
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3rd May 2017

Michael Heseltine: ‘Signing article 50 is the worst decision we…

Michael Heseltine: ‘Signing article 50 is the worst decision we’ve made’ The Guardian, by Tim Adams 29.04.2017   At my age there is no such thing as a good winter. There is a …