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Senscot Bulletin: 17.11.17

Dear members and friends, The generation that sets the tone of contemporary thinking is, of course, much younger than me; out and about – it’s the speed of everything I notice. But even if I could, I have no desire to go faster; I live the life of an old guy – with its own […]



Senscot Bulletin: 10.11.17

Dear members and friends, Thousands of men in ‘powerful’ positions must be losing some sleep just now – in case past, ‘inappropriate’ approaches to women might surface in the media.  The prevailing culture, which normalises men sexually pestering women, was notably advanced in my lifetime by Harold Robbins 1961 book, the Carpetbaggers.  It features full-on, […]



Senscot Bulletin: 03.11.17

Dear members and friends, A patient of South Queensferry Medical Practice since 2004, I have enjoyed an excellent service; over the past decade, however, the rising number of patients per doctor has increased pressure on appointments.  If you are seriously ill – the NHS is still unequivocally ‘there for you’ – but we are seeing […]



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Social Enterprise Network Newsletters

The SENs: Friday 17th November 2017

Our SE Conference (7th / 8th Dec) is only three weeks away. Next Friday (24th Nov) is closing date for entries for the Dragons’ Den – with this year’s focus being on ‘collaboration’ between social enterprises. Applications are invited for ‘pitches’ from SEs either delivering or planning to deliver a new or amended service by […]



The SENs: Friday 10th November 2017

This year’s Dragons’ Den at the SE Conference (7th / 8th Dec) will focus on ‘collaboration’ between social enterprises. Applications are invited for ‘pitches’ from SEs either delivering or planning to deliver a new or amended service by working in partnership with others – see Application Form (Closing date Friday 24th Nov). Prize money for […]



The SENs: Friday 3rd November 2017

Today sees the launch of our third thematic Briefing Paper – Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight: The Role of Social Enterprise. Obesity has been identified as “a significant public health issue,” with Scotland suffering some of the highest incidences of obesity for men and women among OECD countries. To combat this, the Scottish Government last […]



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