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Senscot Bulletin: 22.02.19

I spend too much time reviewing my past (an age thing); e.g. why did I allow so few people close enough to share my life. We now understand better, that our individual capacity to ‘attach’ is ‘given to us’ in the earliest days/weeks/months of infancy; the success of this initial ‘attachment’ influences subsequent relationships – […]



Senscot Bulletin: 15.02.19

It surprises me how affected I am by the death of Albert Finney last week – still exploring why. When, in 1960, I saw ‘Saturday Night and Sunday Morning’ – I was 20, he was 24; his commanding screen presence, fused with Alan Sillitoe’s politics: ‘don’t let the bastards grind you down’; that glowering anti-hero […]



Senscot Bulletin: 08.02.19

One problem with Brexit (British Exit) is that there there’s no such place as Britain; the United Kingdom is a four-nation state – but England, with 84% of the population and power, is totally dominant. On Sunday, Andrew Marr interviewed Mary Lou McDonald, leader of Sinn Fein; she explained, with impressive candour, how the way […]



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Social Enterprise Network Newsletters

The SENs: Friday 18th May 2018

Senscot over the last 12 months has published a series of Social Enterprise Briefing Papers focussed on a range of issues – social prescribing, community tourism and dementia amongst others. Over the coming months we’ll be focussing on other issues relevant to social enterprise – including the Year of Young People and Mental Health. Two […]



The SENs: Friday 11th May 2018

A few years ago, when the SENs were still in their formative stages, we canvassed SEN members about the viability of a bulk purchasing initiative to reduce collective expenditure on office and other supplies. At the time, there wasn’t sufficient appetite for the initiative to be viable, but this has been raised again recently by […]



The SENs: Friday 4th May 2018

We were delighted to hear this week that P4P has secured continued funding for the year ahead. Initially funded as one of the SE Action Plan’s ‘early actions’, P4P has, in its first year, connected with over 70 social enterprises/third sector orgs; held over 20 events/surgeries; established two consortia; and supported tender submissions for 7 […]



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