Scottish Govt’s consultation period on a National Care Service (NCS) came to an end this week (Tues, 2nd Nov). The consultation was presented as an opportunity to change the way support and services are delivered. With so many SEN members actively exploring the development of local solutions to the delivery of health and social care, SENScot facilitated a couple […]
On Sunday, COP26 gets underway in Glasgow. The importance of the conference cannot be overstated as we enter, what many commentators consider, the ‘decisive decade’ in seeking to get the world on a safer path. Over the last couple of months, we have tried to highlight some on the initiatives that have and are taking place in […]
Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) – a much valued and utilised programme by so many SEN members in providing meaningful employment for young people most disadvantaged in the labour market – is coming to end, with funding transferring to Local Authorities from April 2022 under No One Left Behind. Whilst £5mn of the £20mn NOLB funding has […]
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 […]
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.