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Glen Buchanan papers (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)
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Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc promotional material

This file contains 18 items:
-‘Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc : prospectus’, with key facts about the fund and community enterprise in Scotland, the SCEIF board of directors and administrative and legal details, August 1989
-‘Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc : an opportunity to invest in Scotland’s greatest asset...the people’, fold-out promotional pamphlet to accompany the prospectus.1989
-16 colour photographs of the SCEIF launch event in Glasgow City Chambers, October 1989

Publications of Community Business Scotland Ltd

This file contains 8 items:
-CBS, ‘Community business 1986 directory’, listing community enterprises and advisory agencies in Scotland by region with Introduction by Glen Buchanan, 1986
-CBS, ‘The first ten years : a decade of community enterprise in Scotland’, containing 16 articles written by leaders in the field and Foreword by Glen Buchanan, October 1987
-6 photocopies of letters sent from MPs in response to being sent a copy of 'The first 10 years', including Margaret Thatcher, Edward Heath, Robert Maclennan, Paddy Ashdown, Donald Dewar, Robin Cook, James Callaghan and Bruce Millan, January 1988

'The first ten years'

-Community Business Scotland and the Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands, 'The first ten years: a decade of community enterprise in Scotland', October 1987

This publication covers the development of the community enterprise movement in Scotland between 1977-1987, looking at lessons learned, key issues and development for the future. Containing foreword by Glen Buchanan and 16 articles written by leaders in the field: Linda Echlin; John Pearce; Willy Roe; Ronald Young; Roy Pedersen; Carola Bell; John Rugman; John Harrison; Iain Clark; Helen Macneil; Colin Roxburgh; George Burt; Pat Cassidy; Keith Hayton; Sir Kenneth Alexander; and Tor Justad.

Training materials of Strathclyde Community Business Ltd

This file contains 1 folder:
-Promotional leaflet, ‘Seminar – how the UK’s largest community business development agency works’, for SCB seminar on 12 June 1986 at the Kelvin Conference Centre, Glasgow, 1986
-SCB training programme booklet, ‘Real training for real jobs – the 1987 European Social Fund training programmes’, Spring 1988
-SCB training programme leaflet, ‘Autumn/winter 1988 training courses’, 1988
-SCB training programme leaflet, ‘Tailor made for job creation: the 1988 European Social Fund training programmes and comments on the rejection of support for 1989’, 1989
-SCB training booklet, ‘Training pack no. 1: the cash flow forecast', 1988
-SCB training booklet, 'Training pack no. 2: the job description and terms and conditions of employment', c1988
-SCB training booklet, 'Training pack no. 3: undertaking a financial feasibility of a business idea', c1989
-SCB training booklet, 'Training pack no. 4: employment resource pack: introduction to employment legislation', c1989
-SCB training booklet, 'Training pack no. 5: meetings', c1990
-SCB training booklet, 'Training pack no. 6: time management’, 1990

‘Real training for real jobs – the 1987 European Social Fund training programmes’

Contents of the 1987 ESF training programme booklet:
-Introduction
-Community business in Strathclyde
-The 1987 programme, detailing the stages of the training programme
-Barlanark Community Enterprises Ltd: A case study (comic strip)
-Statistical summary of the 1987 training programme
-Conclusion: some lessons learned
-Appendix, detailing each training programme with an evaluation of its effectiveness

Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) annual reviews and newsletters

This series consists of 2 files:
-Annual reviews of the Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI), 1988-1990
-Newsletters of the Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI), 1985-1988

The Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) was established in 1986 to provide support for community enterprises. It offered help and advice and sharing skills and knowledge for community co-operatives and community businesses across the region.

Community enterprise articles

This file contains 1 item:
-Glen Buchanan, ‘Community enterprise: investing in the future’, article from pages 185–189 of the ‘Yearbook of cooperative enterprise 1990’, looking ahead to the imminent launch of the Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund and reflecting on other aspects of community enterprise development in Scotland, 1989

'Community business 1986 directory'

-Community Business Scotland, 'Community business 1986 directory'

The directory lists the activities of over 80 trading community businesses which had become established in Scotland. It includes an overview of community business setting the context, its contribution to community economic development, support for and appraisal of community business and listing of community businesses by region.

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