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

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Our mission is to establish and maintain a national support network for community activists and their social enterprises

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Our activities include:

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

Extinction Rebellion: Protesters defy London ban, scaling buildin…

16th October 2019
Zamira Rahim Independent, 15th October 2019 Thousands of Extinction Rebellion activists gathered across…

This economist has a plan to fix capitalism. It’s time we a…

16th October 2019
Joao Medeiros, Wired, 8th October 2019 The idea that made Mariana Mazzucato one of the most influen…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Project Coordinator

Location: Perthshire
Company: The Care & Wellbeing Co-operative
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Strategic Development Officer, Rural Community-Led Care and Support

Location: Perthshire
Company: The Care & Wellbeing Co-operative
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Rise aims to provide employability opportunities in catering and hospitality for female refugees and asylum seekers in Glasgow to equip, empower and enable them join Scotland’s workforce. Whilst operating as a ‘pop-up’ restaurant, their activity involves three primary objectives:


Equipping women with the skills and confidence that they need to enter the workplace


Empowering women by giving t….