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Almost 6000 businesses with a social purpose have been set up in Scotland – almost half of them in the last 10 years and 10% in the last two years.

The latest Social Enterprise in Scotland: Census 2017 report was launched yesterday at the CEIS Policy and Practice conference 2017 in Glasgow.

Kathryn Welch, one of this year's Social Innovation Competition judges, gives her top tips to help your application stand out

Five social entrepreneurs have been shortlisted as part of this year’s Converge Challenge, Scotland’s leading company creation competition.

The search for the next generation of Scottish social innovators is coming to Perth later this month.

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's going on this month. 

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Caberfeidh Horizons has been named Highland TSI Social Enterprise of the Year 2017. 

Karen McGregor is moving on as chief executive of Firstport, Scotland’s social enterprise development agency, which celebrates ten years of supporting social entrepreneurs next month.

The Silicon Valley Accelerate Programme connects emerging technology leaders with the brightest innovators and founders in Silicon Valley 

A search has been launched for the next generation of Scottish social innovators

Social Enterprise UK have launched the latest version of their 'Start your Social Enterprise' guide.

Calling all budding entrepreneurs, social innovators and those with good ideas to change the world. The Good Ideas Academy is now recruiting!

Need a funding boost for your social enterprise? See our latest selection below

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's going on this month. 

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Peter Shakeshaft has taken over as chair of Firstport from Martin Dorchester who has left the board after four years.

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a workplace pension and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'.

Argyll social enterprises gathered in Campbeltown at the end of June to plan the future together. 

Make sure you don't miss out on training opportunities for social entrepreneurs. And many of them are free!

Events are a great way to gain knowledge and meet other social entrepreneurs. Find out what's going on this month. 

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