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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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Senscot Bulletin
27th October 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 27.10.17

Dear members and friends, In spite of a flu jab – I’ve caught some bug that’s doing the rounds: bad cough, shivers and sweats, low energy. When I’m below par, routine maintenance tasks pile u…
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27th October 2017

The SENs: Friday 27th October 2017

This week saw the launch of the Social Enterprise in Glasgow 2017 report -  detailing the activities and economic impact of the social enterprise community in the city. The report, produced by Glasgo…
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Senscot News
26th October 2017

Submit your entry for the Senscot Dragons’ Den

Deadline for entries is Friday 24th November 2017, 5pm **Please note winning presentation will be announced at the dinner in the evening**  This year's Senscot Conference will see a refresh…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2017

Calls for UK-wide ban on smacking children after Scottish move

The Guardian, by Libby Brooks 19.10.17Children’s commissioners of all four nations welcome confirmation Scotland will give minors same legal protection as adultsThe children’s commissione…
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2017

Buurtzorg: the Dutch model of neighbourhood care that is going gl…

The Guardian, by David Brindle 09.05.17Innovative nursing model cuts bureaucracy and gives nurses more freedom and time with clients.The Dutch may be renowned for tulips and Edam cheese, but …
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Bulletin Articles
26th October 2017

Request for permission to use materials

The Center for Social Initiatives Promotions 23.10.17To whom it may concern,My name is Daniela Roichman, an intern at the Center for Social Initiatives Promotions (CSIP), a Vietnamese NGO tha…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2017

The tech giants have become publishing tycoons. Let’s have laws…

The Spectator 14.10.17The giants of the internet have long said that they are not publishers but mere platforms — or couriers — of the new information age. Companies such as Google and Facebo…
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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2017

An eerily calm Black Monday anniversary veils volatility benefits

The Financial Times, by Tim Harford20.10.17We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market seems to be napping,” said Richard Thaler recently. He is not al…
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Senscot News
23rd October 2017

SE Conference – Collaborating towards a Sharing Economy

Hosted by Senscot, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland, Community Enterprise with support from Scottish Community Alliance.Our SE Conference 2017 takes place this year once again at the West…
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20th October 2017

The SENs: Friday 20th October 2017

After a bit of coming and going, we are now delighted to be able to say that our new website is officially ‘live’. We are grateful for the work and support in this area from Luma IT and Cunning Fo…
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Senscot Bulletin
20th October 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 20.10.17

Dear members and friends, I have long been an admirer of Henning Mankell – the Swedish writer who gave us the great sequence of crime novels featuring the clever, but sometimes crabbit,…
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Bulletin Articles
20th October 2017

‘Having a panel of judges approve of what you’re doing is…

The American short-story writer, who has won the Man Booker Prize with his first full-length novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’, is still numb about his win as he talks about what the prize means to h…