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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
31st March 2020

This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

The Herald, by Kevin McKenna 28th March 2020 A PROTOCOL emerges during times of national peril which obliges us all to abstain from political tribalism. By subscribing to this code…
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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2020

Boris Johnson Is Not Cut Out for This Crisis

The New York Times, by Jenni Russell 26th March 2020 Update: On March 27, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in a video posted on Twitter that he had tested positive for coronavirus. He wi…
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Bulletin Articles
31st March 2020

Announcement from the FSEN Board

We can confirm that following on from my announcement at the last meeting that the FSEN will continue after 1st April 2020. However, I must announce that the additional 1-2-1 support previously bei…
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Senscot Bulletin
27th March 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 27.03.20

“Humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”  Blaise Pascal wrote these, oft quoted, words in the mid 1600’s; he said that we fear the silence of existence, w…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2020

Aberdeen charity steps up to deliver food packages to at-risk peo…

The Press and Journal, by Adele Merson 24th March 2020 An Aberdeen food bank will take the reins in delivering food parcels to those individuals at high risk during the coronavirus outbreak. It…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2020

Virtual daytime disco set up for 50+ Glaswegians stuck at home du…

Glasgow Live, By Craig Williams 17th March 2020 Get limbering up folks, next week's event is open to adults of all ages to join in! A volunteer-ran social enterprise group for 50+ Glaswegians ha…
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Uncategorised
25th March 2020

Coronavirus may have infected half of UK population — Oxford st…

New epidemiological model suggests the vast majority of people suffer little or no illness Clive Cookson, Science Editor, Financial Times - 24th March 2020 The new coronavirus may already …
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2020

Why an emergency Universal Basic Income makes sense during the Co…

LSE - US Centre, by Soomi LeeMarch 2020 Aside from the human cost, the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to have massive negative effects on the worldwide economy. This article says that the introduct…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2020

Coronavirus could help push us into a greener way of life

Financial Times, by Simon Kuper19th March 2020 For all its horror, the pandemic may change our habits when nothing else could. By the time this horror ends, it might have changed our way of life…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2020

Coronavirus has exposed a desperate need for localism

The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins20th March 2020 A new Beveridge-style report on the welfare of communities could help our traumatised minds focus on the future. At the height of the blitz in 1941,…
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Bulletin Articles
25th March 2020

‘No-waste’ Japanese village is a peek into carbon-neutral fut

The Guardian, by Justin McCurry20th March 2020 For 20 years Kamikatsu has led the way in the world’s second biggest producer of plastic waste. The residents of a remote village on the Japanese…
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Senscot News
25th March 2020

Third Sector Resilience Fund

About the Third Sector Resilience Fund The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) is a £20 million emergency fund for third sector organisations in Scotland. It is part of a £350m support package f…