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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.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

Other themes strongly featured in the archive include community empowerment, regeneration, localism, new economics, land reform, recycling, community enterprise and local democracy.

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Senscot Bulletin
31st January 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 31.01.20

I believe that leaving the EU today is a monumental act of folly; tearing up our economic model, without knowing what will replace it – except another period of arrogant right-wing rule. I can’t r…
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Bulletin Articles
30th January 2020

School for Social Entrepreneurs Match Trading programme provides …

Melanie May, 29th January 2020 UK Fundraising Match Trading, a type of grant funding that matches an increase in income from trading pound-for-pound, is providing a financial boost for charities…
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29th January 2020

Cultural SEN January 20 Newsletter

Welcome to the January newsletter. Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you’ve all had chance to stop and enjoy time with family and friends over the winter break.  Please remember to…
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Sport SEN Newsletter
29th January 2020

Sport SEN Newsletter January 2020

Welcome to the first Sport SEN Newsletter of 2020. News Senscot is delighted to announce that we have recruited Judith Reid as our new Sport SEN Coordinator. Judith will be starting with us on M…
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Bulletin Articles
29th January 2020

Late Fragment

by Raymond Carver And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth. “Late Fragment…
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Bulletin Articles
29th January 2020

Why the Future Economy has to be a Wellbeing Economy

Katherine Trebeck | TEDxMünchen…
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Bulletin Articles
29th January 2020

Will wellbeing be a gimmick or a policy that changes lives?

Catriona Stewart The Herald, 24th January 2020 On so-called Blue Monday, the day when, supposedly, our resolutions have crumbled, we are post-Christmas skint, and the weather is dire, I gathered…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2020

Harry Burns: What the ‘Glasgow Effect’ and ‘deaths of despa…

Harry Burns, The Scotsman, February 2019 Life expectancy has increased steadily in Scotland and, indeed, most European countries for many decades. However, the rate of rise has slowed over the past…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2020

Independence Day will expose Brexit as a ruse to free an imaginar…

Next Friday, Britain officially leaves the EU but it’s difficult to see who or what is being liberated. Perhaps an England without London? Fintan O'Toole - The Observer, 26th Jan 2020 We know …
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2020

Why the Guardian became a B Corp: ‘We want to do more than

Julie Richards of the strategy and delivery team explains why we have become the first major media organisation to achieve B Corp status, and what it means for our commitments to the climate: Guardian…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2020

Big Business Has a New Scam: The ‘Purpose Paradigm’

Multinational corporations are luring millennial workers with empty promises and self-serving slogans. Maria Hengeveld. The Nation I still have the red lanyard I wore at the “Business Fights P…
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Bulletin Articles
28th January 2020

SCOTLAND’S SOCIAL ENTERPRISES CHALLENGED TO SCALE UP WITH £10K…

Social Investment Scotland - 28th Jan 2020 Scotland’s ambitious social entrepreneurs can now secure up to £10,000 in grant funding thanks to the launch of a new funding challenge from responsibl…