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Health SEN News
25th July 2019

Senscot Response to A Consultation on the new National Public Hea…

Senscot welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on the new National Public Health Body ‘Public Health Scotland’, recognising that a reorganisation of public health is required to …
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Senscot News
6th June 2019

Senscot Blog: Putting the benefits of SEN membership into numbers

This blog is based on Assist Social Capital’s Unlocking Potential Impact Evaluation Pilot, which studied the impact being made by four Social Enterprise Networks in Scotland. You can read the full r…
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Senscot News
3rd April 2019

SE Action Plan Reference Sub-Group (Glasgow) – 22nd March 2

 Recommendations:     A meeting to be held with Scottish Govt Third Sector Division in advance of tendering document for Business Support Contract is finalised. Also, may be wort…
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Senscot News
3rd April 2019

Become a supplier for this year’s Pockets and Prospect̵…

After the success of last year’s Pockets and Prospects programme, Senscot and Glasgow Social Enterprise Network (GSEN) are again working in partnership to identify further social enterprises in the …
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Senscot News
7th February 2019

P4P – Research into creation of SE Clusters

Partnership for Procurement (P4P) in partnership with Scottish Enterprise Inclusive Models Team (SE IMT), has commissioned us at Community Enterprise to undertake research into the opportunities for e…
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Senscot News
23rd January 2019

Pockets and Prospects

The Pockets and Prospects Project is funded by the Scottish Government via Scottish Community Alliance’s Community Capacity and Resilience Fund. Read the full report here. The Scottish Go…
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Senscot News
14th June 2018

Social Enterprise Events and Activities for Year of Young People …

Below is a list of projects and events relating to the Year of Young People undertaken by SEN members.     Projects Articulate Cultural Trust Turn the Page Creative collaborati…
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Senscot News
20th February 2018

The Community Bond – Putting the Spirit of Collaboration in…

At our Social Enterprise Conference in December 2017, the lack of appropriate loans, in particular bridging loans, for social enterprises was raised by many attendees.  At the same event, a new Commu…
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Senscot News
26th October 2017

Submit your entry for the Senscot Dragons’ Den

Deadline for entries is Friday 24th November 2017, 5pm **Please note winning presentation will be announced at the dinner in the evening**   This year's Senscot Conference will see a refresh…
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Senscot News
23rd October 2017

SE Conference – Collaborating towards a Sharing Economy

Hosted by Senscot, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland, Community Enterprise with support from Scottish Community Alliance. Our SE Conference 2017 takes place this year once again at the West…
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Senscot News
21st September 2017

Senscot Blog: The reality behind the Social Enterprise Census 201…

Senscot Blog: The reality behind the Social Enterprise Census 2017 figures 21.09.17 The coverage given to the Scottish SE Census 2017 was inevitable and welcome; having a second, comprehensive dat…