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SE Networks News No.20

12 Nov 2020

Last week, SENScot was delighted to host – ‘A Conversation with Women in Social Enterprise’ with special guest Cabinet Secretary, Aileen Campbell. The event brought together 12 women leaders from across the sector in Scotland and sought to explore women’s role within the SE eco-system and how women can be more to the fore in […]

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SE Networks News No. 19

05 Nov 2020

SENScot’s work supporting the Tourism SEN has always had a focus on the particular role of the community-led approach – putting local people at the centre of the decision-making process to produce benefits for everyone in the community. One such example – from Dornoch – was highlighted in our 2018 Community Tourism Briefing. To develop this work further, […]

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SE Networks News No. 18

29 Oct 2020

The TSI Network Scotland has published, this week, its Manifesto for Change – a document that outlines the third sector’s role in supporting the recovery from the impact of the Covid pandemic on communities across the country. The manifesto sets out its objective to create a fairer, wellbeing society and which also tackles the climate emergency – under four […]

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SE Networks News No. 17

22 Oct 2020

SENScot – via the Tourism SEN – will be running a new community-led tourism development project in South Ayrshire and Angus over the next 18 months. This ‘pilot’ will include the formation of local steering groups made up of community representatives – as well as those from local third, public and private sectors. Their aim […]

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SE Network News No 16

15 Oct 2020

Following on from SE Reset Week in May 2020, SENScot will be hosting ‘Restart and Rebuild Week’ – from Monday 16th November through to Friday 20th November. Bookings will open on Monday 19th October (see link above for fuller details and event programme). The week of online events – over 20 are scheduled – will be run in partnership with local and thematic SENs and other partners from across Scotland’s social enterprise community. They are being designed to address how, together, our sector can move towards recovery from the impact of Covid 19 – in the hope of informing, inspiring and connecting social enterprises from across the country. The Restart and Rebuild programme, as stated, will include a wide range of national and local organisations to help co-host individual sessions. Some of these are already open for bookings – and include GCU for the John Pearce Memorial Lecture ; The Melting Pot for The Future of the Office and Basic Income Conversation for Social Enterprise and Basic Income. See links to register

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SE Network News Edition No.15

08 Oct 2020

SENScot has been supporting the Tourism SEN since 2016 – in response to the growing number of social and community enterprises active in this area. An important component of this is community tourism – an approach which puts local people at the centre of the decision-making process to produce benefits for the whole community – […]

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SE Network News Edition No.14

01 Oct 2020

SENScot – on behalf of Sport SEN members – has written a follow-up letter to Joe FitzPatrick (Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing) – on the back of our original letter in late July 2020. Supporting the letter is a Sport SEN Briefing evidencing the impact of three Sport SEN members in particular – […]

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SE Network News Edition No.13

24 Sep 2020

During our SE Reset week in May, mental health & wellbeing emerged strongly as one of the key themes – with social enterprises highlighting a range of issues relating to workforce; service users; and their wider community.  More recently, SCVO published its own report – ‘Coronavirus and its impact on the Scottish Voluntary Sector: a review of […]

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SE Network News Edition No.12

17 Sep 2020

Final details of Scottish Govt’s Community & Third Sector Recovery Programme is due to be announced over the next week or so. Information, to date, suggests that the £25m fund is being made available ‘to create the best conditions for the third sector and volunteering to thrive and contribute to a recovering economy and society’. […]

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SE Network News Edition No.11

10 Sep 2020

Social Enterprise Network Scotland is now in its third month and whilst our ‘settling in’ period is still with us, we have been fortunate, thanks to our staff, in being able to maintain our day-to-day activities relatively unhindered. Over the coming weeks, we will have more news on the shape and direction of travel for […]

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