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21st September 2017

Scots are working miracles in their local communities

Scots are working miracles in their local communities The National, by Lesley Riddoch 21.09.17   IS the Scottish Government about to drop plans to bypass councils and hand responsibility and budg…
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13th September 2017

£840m Cordant becomes UK’s biggest social enterprise

£840m Cordant becomes UK’s biggest social enterprise Pioneers Post, by Lee Mannion 12.09.17   The Cordant Group, a recruitment and facility services business with a turnover of £…
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13th September 2017

DSC warns that the proposed changes to the Big Lottery Fund could…

DSC warns that the proposed changes to the Big Lottery Fund could compromise its independence Civil Society, by Hugh Radojev 15.08.16   The Directory of Social Change has said that the wording of…
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12th September 2017

Recruitment agency Cordant morphs into social enterprise

Recruitment agency Cordant morphs into social enterprise The Guardian, by Rob Davies 11.09.17   One of the UK’s largest recruitment firms is to tear up its 60-year-old structure and become …
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26th July 2017

Community asset transfer and ownership and the role of Community …

Community asset transfer and ownership and the role of Community Councils Community councils, by Linda Gillespie 26.07.17   Over recent years, legislation and national policy in Scotland (such as…
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26th July 2017

Islanders halt £4.25m Ulva sale with community buyout plan

Islanders halt £4.25m Ulva sale with community buyout plan Herald Scotland, by David Ross 26.07.17   The £4.25 million sale of the island of Ulva has been put on hold while islanders …
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19th July 2017

What’s going on in UK social investment? – part one

What’s going on in UK social investment? – part one Beanbags and Bullsh1t 19.07.17   Social investment isn't working. There was only £4.5m of unsecured lending to social enterpr…