On Tuesday, SENScot held a well attended AGM – our first since the merger of Social Firms Scotland and Senscot in July 2020. Aside from the formal business of the day, two issues dominated discussion. Firstly, SENScot Director, Pauline Gordon gave this presentation on the activities and work that SENScot has been involved in over the last […]
This week, at Holyrood, Deputy First Minster, John Swinney announced the publication of A Fairer Future, Scottish Govt’s Covid recovery strategy, aimed at helping those most affected by the pandemic. The strategy, when implemented, will see the Govt working with local government, the third sector, and businesses – with a commitment to ‘address the systemic inequalities […]
SENScot will be holding its AGM on 12th October 2021 at 1pm – and, as well as covering ‘formal business’, will provide members and other attendees with a highlight presentation on our activities since the merger of Senscot and Social Firms Scotland back in July 2020. The meeting will also provide the latest information regarding […]
Recent newsletters have been referencing Scottish Govt’s consultation on a National Care Service (NCS) – as well as a couple of sessions that SENScot has hosted this month – aimed at giving SEN members the opportunity to share their thoughts with one another in advance of submitting a response or ‘briefing’ from a social enterprise perspective. Scottish […]
Scottish Govt’s Programme for Government 2021-22 was announced last week. Many of the headlines, naturally, focused on further investment in the NHS Recovery Plan – including the establishment of National Care Service; measures to tackle both the ‘attainment gap’ and the levels of poverty that continue to afflict so many of our communities; plans to support the […]
With so many eyes on COP26 in Glasgow later this year, Greta Thunberg gave us all a stark reminder, last week, that Scotland still has a lot of work to do if it wishes to consider itself a ‘world leader’ on climate change. This, co-incidentally, came in the same week as the launch of the Third […]
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.