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11th October 2017

Start your own ethical business – it could make a world of diff…

Start your own ethical business – it could make a world of difference The Guardian, by Donna Ferguson 07.10.17   When John Bird launched the Big Issue in 1991, he had no idea how to mak…
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6th October 2017

Third Sector Employability Forum statement on Fair Start Scotland…

Third Sector Employability Forum statement on Fair Start Scotland contract awards TSEF 06.10.17   Third Sector Employability Forum has consistently maintained that the success of Fair Sta…
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Senscot Bulletin
6th October 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 06.10.17

Dear members and friends, More than strong leaders – I believe that powerful political narratives shape our society – in my lifetime, two in particular: 1) The Social Democratic story re…
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6th October 2017

The SENs: Friday 6th October 2017

Fears that Scotland’s newly devolved Employability contracts would see our third sector missing out have been confirmed. Scottish Govt announced – with some spin - this week that of the nine contr…
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Bulletin Articles
5th October 2017

Statement from Ada Colau Ballano on Catalonian independence refer…

Statement from Ada Colau Ballano on Catalonian independence referendum, Mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau Ballano 05.10.17 The government of the PP persists in its lies. It continues to deny what …
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5th October 2017

Employment Support 2018

Employment Support 2018 Employability Scotland 04.10.17 From April 2018 the new Fair Start Scotland service will aim to help at least 38,000 people to find employment, including those facing barr…
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5th October 2017

Third sector cut out of new employability landscape

Third sector cut out of new employability landscape SCVO 04.10.17 The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has expressed its strong disappointment at the lack of successful third s…
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5th October 2017

Fair Start Scotland: contracts, commissioning and the marginalisa…

Fair Start Scotland: contracts, commissioning and the marginalisation of the third sector and those we support SCVO briefing 04.10.17   The contracts awarded today sees the vast majority …
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2017

Seeking Ownership of Both the Information and the Superhighway

Seeking Ownership of Both the Information and the Superhighway The New York Times, by Jim Rutenberg 30.10.16   On the face of it, there is something Strangelovian about the proposed merge…
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2017

More golfers quit game in Scotland than anywhere else in Europe

More golfers quit game in Scotland than anywhere else in Europe The Scotsman, by Martin Dempster 13.09.17 Scotland lost more registered golfers than any other country in Europe from 2015 to 2016,…
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2017

How do we get out of this mess? – an excerpt

How do we get out of this mess? - an excerpt The Guardian, by George Monbiot 09.09.17   The story of our competitive, self-maximising nature has been told so often and with such persuasive power …
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2017

Paddy Woodworth: Rajoy has played into the hands of Catalan natio…

Paddy Woodworth: Rajoy has played into the hands of Catalan nationalism The Irish Times, by Paddy Woodworth 02.10.17   Whatever happens next in Catalonia, the Catalan nationalists’ independ…