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. Key messages to emerge included: Fair Work should mean fair work for everyone – reaching […]
Happy New Year! We wish to extend our best wishes – from the Board and staff at SENScot – to everyone across the sector for the year ahead and hope that the challenges we have all faced as a result of the pandemic will begin to ease as the months go by. Regular readers will […]
First of all, we’d like to take this opportunity to pass our very best wishes for the festive season to all our friends and colleagues across the sector and beyond. Over the years, SENScot has always used the last newsletter of the year to reflect on some of the ‘highlights’ over the previous 12 months. […]
This afternoon, Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes will be publishing the Scottish Budget for 2022/23. Advance headlines have focused on the welcome commitment by Scottish Govt to double the weekly child payment to £20 per week. It will be interesting to see what further measures are included to address, what most would agree, are the urgent environmental and […]
The Social Enterprise Census 2021 got underway at the start of November – and this Online Survey will remain ’live’ in the run up to Christmas. This is the fourth Census to take place – following those in 2015,2017 and 2019 – and , as before, the Census is being conducted by Social Value Lab. The Census is an important […]
Scottish Govt has this week published the findings of its recent survey on the Role of a Single Social Enterprise Intermediary Body. The survey’s findings will inform the criteria being used in the application process for the transition from the existing arrangement to that of a new, single intermediary body. The survey itself received 151 responses […]
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.