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Senscot's vision is of a socially just Scotland, served by a thriving social economy

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Connecting and informing social enterprises across Scotland.

Supporting local and thematic social enterprise networks.

Working with others to establish new services for the sector.


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The latest update on community and social economy issues from the Senscot bulletin, including founder Laurence Demarco’s personal take on the week’s events.

It is also includes The SENs weekly update, a roundup of Social Enterprise Network activity, with news, events and funding opportunities for social enterprises.



Senscot News

Senscot Response to A Consultation on the new National Public Hea…

25th July 2019
Senscot welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on the new National Public Health Body ‘Pub…

Senscot Blog: Putting the benefits of SEN membership into numbers

6th June 2019
This blog is based on Assist Social Capital’s Unlocking Potential Impact Evaluation Pilot, which studied the…
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Social Enterprise News

Response to Gerry Hassan’s ‘How to make Scotland a place we…

14th August 2019
SR Forum, by John Scott 14.08.19 In his recent SR article, Gerry Hassan writes that: 'across too many …

Scottish government pays out £500,000 in costs to Alex Salmond

14th August 2019
BBC Scotland 13.08.19 The Scottish government has paid out more than £500,000 in legal expenses to Alex S…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Centre Administrator

Location: Edinburgh
Company: Greyfriars Charteris Centre
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Co-op Member Pioneer

Location: Cove Portlethen Aberdeenshire
Company: The Co-op
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Kilmory Haven

Kilmory Haven is a community-owned enterprise based on the Isle of Arran. Comprised of a public hall, a bunkhouse and a member’s lodge, the Haven provides a range of services – all to the benefit of the local community.

Kilmory Public Hall was built in the early 1930s by public subscription and volunteer labour to serve the communities in and around the village.

By the 1990s it was found to need major structural work….