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SE Network News Edition No.9


Next week – Wednesday 2nd September – sees CEIS host its annual SE Policy and Practice Conference. Due to obvious circumstances, the event will be taking place ‘remotely’ – and, understandably, the theme this year is very much focused on ‘recovery’. The Programme for the day has three linked themes: the Wellbeing Economy; Climate Crisis; […]

SE Network News Edition No.8


In recent weeks, we have highlighted the difficulties being experienced by Sport SEN members – and other organisations running sport or leisure facilities – including particular concerns about the lack of any dedicated support funding for their sector – as has been seen with other sectors. We’re pleased to report that Scottish Govt has now […]

SE Network News Edition No.7


Within our social enterprise community in Scotland, ‘growth’ has always been a matter of some debate. The sector has regularly been encouraged to grow – create more jobs; become more sustainable; demonstrate greater social impact etc. This approach is often at odds with a sector, made up, overwhelmingly, of small, locally-based organisations, whose view of […]

SE & Employability Newsletter – August 2020


Our News Community Learning Exchange and Thematic Network Meetings Virtual Community Learning Exchange to Prep Table Scotland – September 17th (10-12, 1-3pm)Prep Table (who recently announced their merger with Scran Academy) is a social enterprise aiming to make the food industry more open, fair and ethical for producers, suppliers, employees and customers.  Join their founder […]

SE & Sport Newsletter – August 2020


Welcome to August’s Sport Social Enterprise Newsletter July was a busy month for many social enterprises who were able to restart some delivery of sport and physical activity in line with Phase 3 of Scotland’s Route Map.  However, not all sports and venues have been given the go ahead, and many, including sports centres, swimming pools […]

SE Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – August 2020


Welcome to the August newsletter. I hope you’ve all managed to find some time to relax and be with the people you like best this summer. Keep staying safe. Please remember to send me updates for the next Newsletter and Senscot bulletins and remember you can post events and jobs on the Senscot website. Sarah Updates Senscot is currently exploring […]

SE Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – August 2020


There are lots of opportunities to engage with other social enterprise via the wide range of virtual SEN sessions in the coming month listed below. Up until earlier this week, the numerous SEN sessions we’ve held since lockdown have all taken place without incident. However, the worldwide Zoom down time experienced on Monday provided a powerful […]

SE Network News Edition No.6


In June 2020, Scottish Govt published the Report of the Advisory Board on Economic Recovery –  ‘Towards a Robust, Resilient Wellbeing Economy for Scotland’. The Report, written in response to the Covid crisis, included specific reference to the central role our sector plays – citing its importance in contributing to Scotland’s social capital and its critical importance in maintaining a level of community resilience, particularly during these times of crisis. This week has seen publication of the Govt’s response – its Economic Recovery Implementation […]

SE Network News Edition No.5,


The Sport SEN comprises more than 100 organisations involved in delivering sport and physical activities in local communities across Scotland. The most recent Sport SEN meeting – held on 22nd July – looked to address a number of the immediate issues being faced by these organisations both in terms of response to and recovery from the impacts of Covid 19. On the back of […]

SE Network News Edition No.4


As Scotland continues to respond to Covid-19 and takes considered steps towards our country’s renewal and recovery, one thing that is certain is that the transition back to normality will be a gradual process and some sections of society and sectors of our economy will be hit harder than others.  Community-based social enterprises will be more […]

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