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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.

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Sport SEN news
26th June 2020

Sport SEN – Partnerships and Procurement

Opening Scotland Excel Frameworks to Third Sector and the Benefits for Sport and Community Facilities. On Thursday 25 June we hosted a virtual SEN meeting with Neil Young from P4P and Iain Murray f…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th June 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 26.06.20

Dear Rachel, Alongside reason (logos), the ancients believed that myth (mythos), was an equally important aspect of truth; they meant the primordial images and symbols – older than recorded histo…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2020

Social Enterprise Network Scotland

As of 1st July 2020, Senscot and Social Firms Scotland have come together to form the new entity – Social Enterprise Network Scotland – and follows on from the close working relationship that has …
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
25th June 2020

Social Enterprise Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – June

One of the key themes emerging from last month’s Social Enterprise Reset week was mental health and wellbeing, with social enterprises highlighting concerns in relation to their workforce, the indiv…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2020

Towards a Robust, Resilient Wellbeing Economy for Scotland

Scottish Government June 2020 Our Guiding Principles The economic harms of this crisis are substantial, and significant action is required to mitigate the economic recession caused by the pande…
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Health SEN News
24th June 2020

Eat Sleep Ride – New SQA Opportunity

  The team at Eat Sleep Ride are thrilled to announce that from September we will be offering an exciting, newly funded opportunity. We have designed a 10 week course aimed at students from 16…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2020

The long road to a Covid-19 vaccine

The Financial Times, by Anjana Ahuja 17th June 2020 The world is waiting for a breakthrough that will allow a return to normality but there are possible risks attached. It was hailed as a breakt…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2020

The Glasgow tenement strangers who bonded over neglected wastelan…

BBC News, by Christina Ong 21st June 2020 A group of residents have transformed their neglected back court into a community garden Since the turn of the century, the tenements…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2020

Scotland can’t allow far-right to take over its public spaces

The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillan 19th June 2020 As racist, far-right groups violently attack peaceful protesters, Scotland’s quiet majority need to stand up for the kind of country they want to liv…
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Bulletin Articles
24th June 2020

AstraZeneca agrees to supply Europe with 400 mln doses of COVID-1…

Reuters 13th June 2020 ROME (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) has signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British d…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd June 2020

Employability SEN Virtual meeting

Join us on Thursday 2nd July (1.30-2.30pm) for the next Employability SEN Virtual meeting.  Rachel Le Noan (SCVO) will be giving an overview of the SCVO/TSEF partnership.  Rachel sits on Govt’s Em…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd June 2020

Community Food SEN Virtual Zoom

The value of partnership working in food provision Wednesday 1st July (10.00-11.30am) This session will focus on the practicalities of collaborating and forming strong partnerships to improve foo…