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10th April 2019

Cultural & Creative Newsletter: April 2019

Welcome to the April newsletter (and spring sunshine) There are a couple of surveys in this months newsletter- both of these are important and I ask that you take some time out of your busy working…
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4th April 2013

Shining Armour or Sheep’s Clothing? (Recommendations for Scotl…

Shining Armour  or Sheep’s Clothing? (Recommendations for Scotland) Mary Duffy 20.03.13   A mapping of the social investment landscape. This should include active or potential investee…
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28th September 2011

Woodland-related Social Enterprises

Woodland-related Social Enterprises Forest Research   Over the last decade, interest in the potential contribution that social enterprises can make to society has been growing and this is evidenc…
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30th June 2011

Social Enterprise and Sport Conference

Social Enterprise and Sport Conference Networks1st 30.06.11   The theme for the Social Enterprise & Sport conference 2011 was “The Way Forward”.  It had duel intent as a nati…
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12th May 2011

Social Enterprise in Scotland: A Guide to Who’s Who

Social Enterprise in Scotland: A Guide to Who's Who Senscot and HIE 12.05.11   Download guide here http://www.senscot.net/docs/whoswho2011.doc   This Guide has been put together by Hig…
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29th March 2011

CEIS: Demonstrating Value

CEIS: Demonstrating Value At CEiS we take the view that every social enterprise from the smallest to the largest can be measuring their social impact. Recently, we have been in discussion with a Canad…
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28th March 2011

Transition Fund

Name of Policy : Transition Fund This is new policy Aims The £100m Transition Fund was announced by Ministers as part of the Office for Civil Society’s Spending Review settlement in Octobe…
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25th March 2011

A Survey of Social Enterprises Across the UK

 A Survey of Social Enterprises Across the UK  Research Report  prepared for The Small Business Service (SBS)  by IFF Research Ltd  July 2005    Executive Summary&…
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2nd March 2011

Payment for Success – How to shift power from Whitehall to publ…

Payment for Success – How to shift power from Whitehall to public service customers Alan Downey, Paul Kirby, and Neil Sherlock, KPMG   Conclusion   This paper has tried to outline the …
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9th February 2011

Report: Our Mutual Food

Report: Our Mutual Food One Planet Food 09.02.11   This report is based on research carried out by the One Planet Food project at Falkland Centre for Stewardship in Fife with the help of funding …
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30th September 2010

Discussion Paper Social Enterprise and its Impacts

Discussion Paper Social Enterprise and its Impacts Alan Kay 30.09.10   Introduction   This Discussion Paper presents a new way of thinking about social enterprise.  It suggests that we …
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16th June 2010

Fit for Purpose Evaluation Report

 Fit for Purpose Conference 2010 - This report is the evaluation of the Fit for Purpose 2010 Conference, which took place at Perth Concert Hall in April.The theme for the conference was Social Pr…