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

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We support the social economy

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

Agenda: Working towards an economy that is focused on wellbeing

23rd January 2020
By Dr Katherine TrebeckThe Herald, 22nd January 2020 I’M on the opposite side of the world from my home, …

The Aldi effect: how one discount supermarket transformed the way…

22nd January 2020
By Xan RiceThe Guardian, 5th March 2019 On a Thursday morning in April 1990, in the suburb of Stechford in …
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Social Enterprise Jobs


Location: Edinburgh
Company: Deaf Action
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Hoarding Practitioner

Location: Central Scotland
Company: Life-Pod CIC
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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ImPerfect Foods

ImPerfect helps businesses and organisations find smart ways to become more resource efficient and profitable. They partner with a diverse range of stakeholders – in the hospitality, retail and public sectors – to raise awareness of food waste behaviours and to reduce food waste footprints. Through their range of food products, they put ‘ugly’ fruits and vegetables to good use and invest back into local communities. In d….