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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
29th April 2019

Back to the future: how a new ownership agenda is reshaping our p…

Open Democracy, by Laurie Macfarlane 26.04.19 In 2016, Nick Clegg revealed that George Osborne replied to his plea for more social housing by saying: “No, all it does is produce more Labour vo…
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29th April 2019

The importance of ownership in understanding social enterprise

Blog, by Alan Kay April 2019   I want to destroy ownership in order that possession and enjoyment may be raised to the highest point in every section of the community. George Bernard Shaw…
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Sport SEN Newsletter
28th April 2019

Sport SEN Newsletter – April 2019

Welcome to April’s Sports SEN newsletter. We hope that you and your clubs managed to take advantage of the glorious Easter weekend we’ve just had! Looks like we’re back to the usual cloud and…
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26th April 2019

New volunteering framework launched by Scottish Government

Widening access and opportunities to volunteer. A new framework aimed at getting more people involved in volunteering launched today. The Volunteering Outcomes Framework aims to reduc…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th April 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 26.04.19

Unpacking my shopping, I discover that the bags of ground coffee (two for £6) are whole coffee beans – so, the following week, I take them back. A smiling lady at the info desk tells me to just swa…
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25th April 2019

Cultural SEN member to celebrate 25th anniversary

Springing from nowhere (hence the name!) into a small gallery space in the centre of Edinburgh in 1994, Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Out of the …
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Bulletin Articles
25th April 2019

Sturgeon’s Indyref2 announcement – a tale of two stat

BBC News, by Brian Taylor 24.04.19 There were two statements at Holyrood today. The one delivered by the First Minister. And an entirely different version, as heard by her opponents. It was evident…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2019

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK set for 3 June

BBC News 23.01.19 US President Donald Trump will make a three-day state visit to the UK from 3 to 5 June, Buckingham Palace has announced. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will be guests …
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2019

Support for Extinction Rebellion soars after Easter protests

The Guardian, by Matthew Taylor and Molly Blackhall 24.04.19 Support for Extinction Rebellion in the UK has quadrupled in the past nine days as public concern about the scale of the ecological c…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2019

We won’t see the like of Billy McNeill again

The Spectator, by Alex Massie 23.01.19 Certain deaths unavoidably feel like the closing of an era, the final confirmation that what has been and gone can never return. One such is the passing of Bi…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2019

Scottish charity law consultation is ‘tinkering around the …

Civil Society, by Kate Plummer 18.04.19 The government has only offered a “limited range of proposals” to reform Scottish charity law which amount to “tinkering around the edges”, SCVO has…
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Bulletin Articles
24th April 2019

Punjabi Junction in Edinburgh – a Sikh community café R…

Edinburgh Live, by Hilary Mitchell 22.04.19 Punjabi Junction community café on Leith Walk - a social enterprise owned by local charity Sikh Sanjog - was recently featured on a BBC series called W…