March 22, 2022
20 years shaping the sector
Much has been posted on social media in recent weeks about the decision of the Scottish Government to close Senscot and establish a single intermediary for social enterprise. While the rights and wrongs of that decision will be debated for some time yet, what’s undeniable is the contribution that Senscot has made over the years in shaping the sector. Notwithstanding the big ideas and (sometimes unpopular) views promulgated through its weekly bulletin, Social Enterprise Academy, Firstport and Development Trusts Association Scotland all owe Senscot a debt of gratitude for their very existence. This brief history is worth a read.