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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 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…

SE Action Plan Reference Sub-Group (Glasgow) – 22nd March 2

3rd April 2019
 Recommendations:     A meeting to be held with Scottish Govt Third Sector Division in a…
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Social Enterprise News

Threat to Scotland’s new Citizens’ Assembly leaves top advise…

10th July 2019
The Scotsman, by Scott MacNab 06.07.19 A leading adviser to Scotland’s new Citizens’ Assembly has la…

Right to die is the last great human rights battle

10th July 2019
The Herald, by Neil Mackay 09.07.19 FIFTY years from now our grandchildren will look back on how we live…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Development Officer

Location: Edinburgh
Company: Development Trusts Association Scotland
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Senior Facility Officer

Location: Ferguslie Park, Paisley
Company: The Tannahill Centre
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Pushing Out the Boat

Pushing Out the Boat (POTB), North-East Scotland’s unique literary and arts journal, publishes high-quality prose, poetry and art selected from a unique blend of the global and the local.

In its pages are artists and writers from all around the world, as well as just around the corner, creating a linguistic mix that welcomes Doric, Scots, and a world of eclectic Englishes that help to bring us a’thegither.

It mainta….