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SE & Employability Newsletter – May 2022

14 Jun 2022

Final Employability SEN meeting (via Zoom) – May 26th (1.00-2.30pm)Before we finish up with SENScot in June, Janice and I are have organised a final Employability session to highlight the support for social enterprises going forward, specifically around employability.

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SE & Employability Newsletter – April 2022

14 Jun 2022

Employability SEN Session:  Opportunities and Support (Thursday May 26th, 1-2.30pm)Join us at our final Employability SEN session to look at the opportunities and support available for Employability SEN members specifically in relation to employability.  We will have a range of speakers who will outline their role in employability and the support they can offer.  There […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – March 2022

06 Mar 2022

Whilst this won’t be our last employability newsletter, it feels like a watershed moment, and we just wanted to say a few words. As many of you will know, our bid to Scottish Government was not successful so as of June 2022, SENScot will no longer be funded.  See statement from our Board. Janice and I […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – February 2022

21 Feb 2022

SEN Session:  Fair Work in Practice – Wednesday 23rd February (10.30am) – organised by SENScot and SCVO – to learn about and share Fair Work practices that social enterprises and the wider third sector have implemented within their organisation.  Speakers will talk us through the Fair Work practices they have embraced. Scottish Govt will also provide an update on […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – January 2022

31 Jan 2022

Scottish Govt’s consultation on becoming a Fair Work Nation came to an end in December.  Given how significantly social enterprises contribute to the Govt’s Fair Work ambitions, SENScot facilitated a series of consultation sessions to inform our response on behalf of SEN members – thank you to members for your valuable contribution.  Key messages to emerge include: Fair Work should […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – November 2021

10 Jan 2022

Join us at this in-person learning exchange.  Places are fully funded and will cover your travel, subsistence and accommodation if required. Wednesday 8th December – Let’s Get Sporty, Dumfries.  Let’s Get Sporty provides young people with training, mentoring and employment opportunities through the delivery of sport & physical activity, priding themselves on supporting young people to […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – October 2021

21 Oct 2021

Community Jobs Scotland employers – we know a good many members have really valued CJS.  SCVO are currently evaluating the programme, please take 15 minutes to complete the survey and let them know your thoughts on CJS – what worked and what could be improved – and your opinions on future employability programmes.  SCVO will supply the anonymised […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – September 2021

15 Sep 2021

Scottish Government is currently consulting on the creation of a National Care Service – SENScot is holding the following sessions to provide SEN members with the opportunity to share their thoughts on several aspects of the National Care Service Consultation, with a view to submitting a response / developing a briefing on the social enterprise perspective. Thurs 16th Sept (10.30am-12pm) – Improving Care & the […]

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SE & Employability Newsletter – August 2021

18 Aug 2021

Employability SEN Network Meeting with TSEF (Third Sector Employability Forum): Wednesday 25th August, 10-11amJoin us and guest speaker, Grant Alexander (Chair of TSEF) to look at the role and contribution of social enterprises in employability, particularly opportunities and challenges given the changes happening in employability through No One Left Behind.  Contact Jayne for more info and book here.

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SE & Employability Newsletter – July 2021

21 Jul 2021

A Single National Intermediary body for social enterprise in Scotland – SENScot supports the Government’s ambition for there to be a single enhanced national intermediary to represent and support social and community enterprises across Scotland – as outlined in the SE Action Plan launched at end March 2021. We think this is a real opportunity […]

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Social Entrepreneurs Network Scotland (Senscot) is registered as a Scottish charity under Scottish Charity No. SC029210 and as a limited company under Company Registration No. SC278156. Its registered office is at 41 Miller Street, Glasgow.