Book Now! Scotland’s Credit Union Conference “Growing to meet the challenge” Scotland’s Credit Union Conference
Friday 14th September 2012, The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
The Communitybuilders Fund, previously owned by the Department of Community and Local Government is now an endowed fund, owned and administered by the Adventure Capital Fund.
Over £10m available to community groups looking to take over local services using the new rights.
By Edwina Hart MBE, OStJ AM, Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science.
In the age of the internet, the principles of co-operation and mutuality are once again becoming a major source of social innovation. A reaction to a corporate economy driven by a short term profit imperative at the expense of their social and environmental impact; in the face of the recent financial crisis social movements have sprung up that sought forms of enterprise that internalise these issues rather than treating them as mere externalities. They have sparked an emerging civil economy.
What it means:
Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment)
By Christopher Head
Director at Eurenicon Ltd (A specialist employment law consultancy)