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The 2010 SURF Annual Conference
Date: 29th Apr 2010

In a time of economic inactivity, dramatic reductions in public spending, and rising levels of unemployment and poverty, the 2010 SURF Annual Conference looked squarely at the challenges ahead


Job: Lead Solicitor
Date: 23rd Apr 2010

With the Scottish Government’s Enterprise Fund support, we are establishing Senscot Legal Services (SLS).


Queen's Award for Ethical Bank
Triodos Bank
Date: 23rd Apr 2010
riodos Bank has won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Triodos was awarded the Sustainable Development category for its unique approach to finance, which values people and the planet as well as profit....more

Delegate List and Presentations, Fit for Purpose
Date: 23rd Apr 2010
Delegate List and Presentations, Fit for Purpose...more

Living Wage Gathers Momentum as Housing Associations Sign Up
Scottish Living Wage
Date: 22nd Apr 2010

Campaigners have hailed the deal negotiated between the Unite Union and EVH – supporting social employers that ensures over 2000 staff in 101 Housing Associations from the Highlands to the Borders are paid no less than the Scottish Living Wage of £7.00 per hour.


Survey: Triodos bank
Triodos Bank
Date: 22nd Apr 2010

Triodos Bank is conducting a survey to find out if the needs of social enterprises are being met by their existing banking partners


The Poverty Alliance - Scottish Living Wage

Date: 22nd Apr 2010
Increasing numbers of employers in Scotland are becoming living wage employers recognising that paying their employees a living wage is good for business, good for workers and good for the economy....more

The Italian's Job: How Luca Pornaro has turned waste food into jobs and profits
Colin from Social Enterprise Academy on Social Enterprise Live
Date: 9th Apr 2010
Core, the Edinburgh-based social enterprise launched a little over a year ago to take the Scottish capital's food waste out of landfill and turn it into cash and jobs, is on track to break even and then go into profit later this year. ...more

20:Twenty Leadership Residential
Social Enterprise Academy
Date: 8th Apr 2010
20:Twenty is a unique opportunity for those working in retail-based social enterprises to come together to share the challenge of leadership within a vibrant sector doing business for good....more

Looking back on New Labour
Andrew O'Hagan, The Observer
Date: 8th Apr 2010
A former editor of The London Review of Books, Scottish writer Andrew O'Hagan, 42, is author of The Missing, and the novels Our Fathers, Personality and Be Near Me. His fourth, The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of his friend Marilyn Monroe, is published next month....more

Better Banking Blog
Toby Blume, Urban Forum
Date: 8th Apr 2010
I've been mulling over last week's Budget and the proposals for the Post Office to provide a wide range of banking services and wondering what their implications really are. ...more

Tory government would redirect Futurebuilders income to neighbourhoods
David Ainsworth, Third Sector Online
Date: 8th Apr 2010
David Cameron reveals Conservative plans for 'community organisers' and Big Society Bank...more

Coalition response to the SE Badge proposal
Date: 8th Apr 2010
After consultation with Board members, I am responding on behalf of the Coalition to Senscot’s proposal for a Social Enterprise Badge for Scotland. ...more

Illegal Money Lending – Breaking the Cycle
Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unti
Date: 1st Apr 2010
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