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About Thematic SENs

Social Enterprise Network Scotland (SENScot) acts as the umbrella body for social enterprise networks in Scotland – a network of networks.

We believe that Scotland’s social economy is at its strongest when people who share a vision work together. That’s why we have been directly involved in supporting and facilitating Social Enterprise Networks (SENs) across Scotland.  

The SENs – both place based and thematic - provide a forum for social enterprises to come together – for peer support; to share resources; and to work together to develop effective solutions to shared challenges. They give social enterprises a collective voice with which to raise important issues at both a local and national level.  

SENs History 
Impact of the SENs


Employability SEN Meeting

Tuesday 5th April (10.30-11.30) – An informal session, connect with other social enterprises who have an employability focus, discuss common issues, and relevant policy areas/developments and share your successes.  We are also keen to hear how you are (or are not) engaging with No One Left Behind and your Local […]

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Social Enterprise: Sustainably tackling poverty through employability

Exploring the effectiveness of employability (incl employment) on addressing poverty, and highlighting the key role social enterprises play About this event Poverty is a growing problem across the UK, with around 1 in 5 people in Scotland living in relative poverty. Although there is no single solution, fair employment is […]

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SEN Session for Social Enterprise Counselling Service Providers

Bringing social enterprise counselling service providers together. With SEN members reporting a continuing increase in demand for counselling services, we are providing another opportunity for social enterprise active in this area to come together to share their thoughts on what opportunities and challenges this is currently posing and how they […]

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Health SEN session

An opportunity to connect with other social enterprises who have a health & wellbeing focus. An informal session amongst Health SEN members to connect, discuss common issues, consider relevant policy areas & developments and to share your challenges and successes. If you’re not already a member of the Health SEN, […]

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Core Members: Community Space

This meeting is for Core Members of Culture Counts and invited members of Senscot to discuss access to community space used for culture. Many culture organisations use local buildings and spaces to deliver their work. Throughout the pandemic access to these spaces has changed. Resulting in impacts on production and […]

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Social Entrepreneurs Network Scotland (Senscot) is registered as a Scottish charity under Scottish Charity No. SC029210 and as a limited company under Company Registration No. SC278156. Its registered office is at 41 Miller Street, Glasgow.