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Lead Scotland are hosting short classes on Zoom over the next few months to help people to use the internet confidently and safely. Everyone is welcome to attend. During the Covid-19 lockdown, many of us have had to rely more on using digital devices in everyday life, to connect with friends and family, find information or do shopping. It’s important to feel confident that your personal information is safe when using websites, emailing and social media.
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Social Enterprise Academy Training and Support Feels like we’re entering a crucial period for social enterprises. Some are opening up again, others trying to work out how their business models might be flexed to enable this. There are concerns around supporting staff and volunteers, generating income from new sources, meeting community needs or changing the shape of the organisation. All tricky challenges, and often happening at the same time. Social Enterprise Academy is here to
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The Curve is a series of free, 90-minute workshops for third sector organisations. These online workshops aim to build knowledge around best digital practices, raise awareness of digital tools and ultimately help increase impact with digital. Details for events during July have been included below. To register your place and/or view the full calendar of workshops, please visit the Third Sector Lab website.  Wednesday 8 July 2020, 11.00am – 12.30pm Digital strategy – surgery session
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Social Inclusion Scotland are running a number of insightful webinar sessions taking place this week, offering free expert guidance and tackling some challenging topics. As restrictions on society are gradually lifted, we’ve been thinking about how we can support the third and social enterprise sector to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.We have partnered with Social Shifters, as well as our legal and accountancy partners, to bring you a series of informative and
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Do you have a child born between 1 March 2015 – 29 Feb 2016?The School Age Payment is £250 from @SocSecScot for families who get certain benefits or tax credits to help with the costs when a child would normally start Primary 1. If you are deferring your child’s school place this year, you should still apply for School Age Payment from @SocSecScot between 1 June 2020 – 28 February 2021. Find out more and
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