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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
3rd May 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 03.05.19

At boarding school, aged eight, we all had individual tuck-boxes, to store the contents of occasional parcels from home; our family retailed confectionary – I got generous parcels – but remember b…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

System locks out small firms from public sector work

The Times, by Susan Love 23.04.19 Susan Love is policy manager at the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland Maddeningly, the complexities and time commitment required by the procurement sy…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

Local democracy party may be necessary to make land reform a real…

CommonSpace, by Lesley Riddoch 29.04.19 Land reform campaigners highlight environmental emergency as potential opportunity to promote social justice in land ownership at University of Strathclyde…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

Understanding social enterprises, National Social Enterprise Poli…

Extract from the Government of Ireland's National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2018-2022 draft paper. Click here to download full document. Defining Social Enterprise Many definitions of so…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

The Loch Lomond land sell-off and the problem of public land use …

CommonSpace, by Nick Kempe 25.04.19 Nick Kempe of ParksWatchScotland says the sell-off of public land in Loch Lomond is a case study in how public assets is increasingly used for rent extracti…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

Pension fund investments in arms firms profiting from Yemen’s w…

The Ferret, by Billy Briggs 30.04.19 Council pension funds in Scotland have investments worth nearly £130 million in arms firms linked to Yemen’s conflict, a war that has led to the deaths of a…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

There’s a reason why Scottish independence is overshadowing Bre…

The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch 29.04.19 Nicola Sturgeon should press ahead with a Citizens’ Assembly as soon as possible, writes Lesley Riddoch Anyone notice that Brexit news faded awa…
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Bulletin Articles
1st May 2019

Some sort of Scottish independence is inevitable. May needs to fa…

The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins 29.04.19 Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, yesterday reiterated her promise to give her country another referendum on independence within the next two…