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Sport SEN Newsletter January 2020

29th January 2020
Sport SEN Newsletter

Welcome to the first Sport SEN Newsletter of 2020. News Senscot is delighted to announce that we have recruited Judith Reid as our new Sport SEN Coordinator. Judith will be starting with us on Monday, 24th Feb. She is no stranger to sport networks and will looking forward to getting to know all of you in […]

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Late Fragment

29th January 2020
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by Raymond Carver And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth. “Late Fragment” by Raymond Carver From A New Path to the Waterfall, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989.

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Why the Future Economy has to be a Wellbeing Economy

29th January 2020
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Katherine Trebeck | TEDxMünchen

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Will wellbeing be a gimmick or a policy that changes lives?

29th January 2020
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Catriona Stewart The Herald, 24th January 2020 On so-called Blue Monday, the day when, supposedly, our resolutions have crumbled, we are post-Christmas skint, and the weather is dire, I gathered with a group of staff from PricewaterhouseCoopers to join them on an early-morning walk designed to add a dose of wellbeing to the start of […]

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Harry Burns: What the ‘Glasgow Effect’ and ‘deaths of despair’ tell us about austerity

28th January 2020
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Harry Burns, The Scotsman, February 2019 Life expectancy has increased steadily in Scotland and, indeed, most European countries for many decades. However, the rate of rise has slowed over the past few years and it has been marked by widening inequality between affluent and deprived people. Affluent Scots are becoming healthier faster than their poorer […]

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Independence Day will expose Brexit as a ruse to free an imaginary nation

28th January 2020
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Next Friday, Britain officially leaves the EU but it’s difficult to see who or what is being liberated. Perhaps an England without London? Fintan O’Toole – The Observer, 26th Jan 2020 We know what the week running up to the glorious day of Brexit is supposed to be like. A few nights before the original […]

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Why the Guardian became a B Corp: ‘We want to do more than talk’

28th January 2020
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Julie Richards of the strategy and delivery team explains why we have become the first major media organisation to achieve B Corp status, and what it means for our commitments to the climate: Guardian, January 2020 What does it mean to be a B Corp organisation? Why did we decide to sign up? The Guardian […]

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Big Business Has a New Scam: The ‘Purpose Paradigm’

28th January 2020
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Multinational corporations are luring millennial workers with empty promises and self-serving slogans. Maria Hengeveld. The Nation I still have the red lanyard I wore at the “Business Fights Poverty” conference at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School last summer. The badge asked me to write my name on the front, and, on the back, […]

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SCOTLAND’S SOCIAL ENTERPRISES CHALLENGED TO SCALE UP WITH £10K GRANT

28th January 2020
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Social Investment Scotland – 28th Jan 2020 Scotland’s ambitious social entrepreneurs can now secure up to £10,000 in grant funding thanks to the launch of a new funding challenge from responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS). Following two successful rounds, the ‘Growth & Replication Challenge’ returns for a third year to support Scottish social […]

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Locavore to open second venue at The Project Cafe space in Glasgow city centre

28th January 2020
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By Gary Armstrong Glasgow Live 25 Jan 2020 Locavore – Scotland’s first social enterprise supermarket – is to open a second store, in Glasgow city centre. The popular grocery, found on Victoria Road in the south side of the city, will move into the space soon to be vacated by The Project Cafe on Renfrew […]

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SE Health & Wellbeing Newsletter January 2020

24th January 2020
Health & Wellbeing Newsletter

Welcome to the first Health & Wellbeing newsletter of 2020. We’re delighted to share the first two in a series of Community Café information sheets designed to facilitate peer-to-peer learning across the SENs. These are led by the contributions of social enterprise and can be found in the Knowledge &Learning Exchange section below. Our final […]

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Agenda: Working towards an economy that is focused on wellbeing

23rd January 2020
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By Dr Katherine TrebeckThe Herald, 22nd January 2020 I’M on the opposite side of the world from my home, watching it burn. My friends’ kids in Canberra can’t play outside: the littlest ones don’t understand what is happening as smoke from bushfires continues to envelop their city. The extent and ferocity of the fires in […]

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