Regular agenda items include statutory documents; financial report; auditors; allotment of shares, share certificates; expenditure; prospectus; national and regional launches; publicity and public relations
Minutes and papers of meeting on 1 August 1989, including -- Glasgow launch discussion notes -- statutory and general information
Minutes of meeting on 15 August 1989
Minutes and papers of meeting on 22 August 1989, including -- agenda -- draft agenda for first meeting of the Directors on 22 August 1989
Minutes of 15 and 21 February 1989 have not been retained. Regular agenda items include the name of the fund and shares; invitations for Chairman, President and Patrons to the fund; invitations to potential board members; start-up funding; potential investors; business plan; lending policy; application form; communications with the Scottish Development Agency, Scottish Office, regional councils, CBS members and other organisations; mailing list; publicity and promotion; national and regional launches; memorandum and articles of association; finances; prospectus; allocation of work
Minutes of the Investment Fund Working Party, March 1989 - August 1989
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors, August 1989 - December 1989
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1990
Minutes and papers of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1991
Minutes and papers of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1992
Minutes and papers of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1993
Minutes and papers of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1994
Minutes and papers of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1995
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1996
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1997
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1998
Minutes of the SCEIF Board of Directors 1999
Correspondence of Investment Fund Working Party and SCEIF Directors, 1988-1992
The Investment Fund Working Party were responsible for the setting up and management of the new investment fund prior to SCEIF becoming incorporated on 8 August 1989. Following that the fund was managed by the SCEIF Board of Directors.
'Self-help communities: developing community enterprise in the United Kingdom; a proposal from the community enterprise movement', CBS and the Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands , 1988. Sets out the development of social enterprise since 1978, lessons learned, support needs and proposed programme of support.
'The Whitbread Library of Community business profiles: examples of economic self-help in Scotland', CBS, April 1996. Profiles of 21 community businesses: Aberdeen Teleworking Centre; Allander Security; Castlemilk Group; Cottier Theatre; Edinburgh Community Trust; Food Train; Forgewood Holdings; Glendaveny Teddy Bears; Govan Workspace; Kidcare; Legal Services Agency; Littlefeet Nurseries; McSence Heatwise; MoBus; Niddrie Community Shop; Pacino's; Supersalads; Top of the Town Enterprises; Trust Training; Weatherwatchers Network; Woodlands Furniture
'Role of intermediary support structures in promoting third system employment activities at local level: final draft (Scotland)', CBSN, May 2000. This report looks at the social economy in Scotland; case studies of Community Enterprise in Strathclyde (CEiS) and Lanarkshire Key Fund (LKF) North Element; and main issues, good practice and conclusions
'Scottish Social Audit Programme: social auditing with community organisations in Moray/Aberdeenshire and Craigmillar, Edinburgh: Appendices', CBSN, November 2001. Includes analysis of survey of social accountants and survey of social audit panellists
Audio recording of the interview, Tor Justad_Track 1.WMA, 1:26:40 hours, 83MB
Transcript of the interview, Tor Justad_Approved Transcript.pdf, 19 pages, 482kB
This item is an interview with Tor Justad recorded by Dr Gillian Murray in February 2015 as part of the CommonHealth history project. It is the oral history of Tor Justad's involvement in the social enterprise movement in Scotland from 1978 to 2011, including his work with community co-operatives and community businesses in Shetland and Central Region; social auditing; and international projects. Click on the 'Download audio' link next to the icon above or on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.
Tor Justad trained as a community worker and between 1978-1987 worked with community groups in Shetland. In 1987 he moved to the Scottish mainland, and based in Stirling, managed CESU, Community Enterprise Support Unit (Central Region) Ltd. In 1994 he began working freelance as a Social Economy Adviser trading as Tor Justad Associates, with contracts in the UK, Sweden, Ireland and other countries. He returned to the Scottish Highlands and between 2000-2011, was employed as a Co-operative and Membership Officer with the Co-operative Group covering the Highlands and Islands.
Audio recording of the interview, Alan Kay.mp3, 2:26:08 hours, 81MB
Transcript of the interview, Alan Kay_Approved Transcript.pdf, 34 pages, 476kB
This item is an interview with Alan Kay recorded by Dr Gillian Murray in November 2014 as part of the CommonHealth history project. It is the oral history of Alan Kay's involvement in the social enterprise movement in Scotland from the late 1980s to mid 2010s. It includes his reflections on the sector and his work with John Pearce and others for Community Business Scotland, Community Enterprise Lothian, and latterly through freelance work. Click on the 'Download audio' link next to the icon above or on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.
Alan’s background is in overseas development and he lived and worked in East Africa and South-east Asia before returning to Scotland in 1988. He joined forces with John Pearce, and worked with community-owned enterprises and social enterprises, firstly for Community Business Scotland as a researcher and then in 1991 for Community Enterprise Lothian, initially as a Training Officer. He moved to Indonesia to work with VSO as their Country Director from 1994 until 1997. On returning to Edinburgh he carried out numerous commissions for a wide range of clients in the statutory, charitable, public and third sector in the UK and abroad. He helped to found the Social Audit Network and continued for many years as an active Board member, acting as its Chair at one stage. In 2009 he became an Associate Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and assisted in the establishment of a Diploma and MSc in Social Enterprise. He then went on to become a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at GCU where he advised on the 5-year CommonHealth research project. He was an active tutor with the Social Enterprise Academy for over 10 years and specialised in ‘social impact’ measures, working abroad for them on several occasions. He was also is on the board of the Community Development Journal for over 20 years, much of that time as the CDJ Treasurer. Alan was a long-standing Member of the Institute for Economic Development. Alan retired in 2018.
Audio recording of the interview, Alan Tuffs.mp3, 1:35:36 hours, 128MB
Transcript of the interview, Alan Tuffs_Online Transcript.pdf, 25 pages, 662kB
This item is an interview with Alan Tuffs recorded by Dr Gillian Murray in February 2016 as part of the CommonHealth history project. It is the oral history of Alan Tuff's involvement in setting up and running community enterprises in Scotland from the 1980s to 2010s and his reflections on the sector changes over time. Click on the 'Download audio' link next to the icon above or on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.
Alan Tuffs trained as an architect. He moved from London to West Lothian with his family in the early 1980s. Inspired by a similar initiative in Govan, Glasgow, in 1983 he began work with John Pearce on what would become West Calder Workspace, which opened in 1985. By 1987 West Calder Community Holdings included a workspace, and Employment Opportunities Trust and West Calder Community Enterprises. Alan went on to work in community planning for Rural Forum and the Corrum Trust before starting Small Town and Rural Development Group with friend Colin Roxburgh in 1998, developing the Community Futures Project. Alan retired in 2013.
Audio recording of the interview, Colin Roxburgh.WMA, 1:06:17 hours, 63MB
Transcript of the interview, Colin Roxburgh_Interview Transcript.pdf, 18 pages, 254KB
This item is an interview with Colin Roxburgh recorded by Dr Gillian Murray on1 December 2015 as part of the CommonHealth history project. It is the oral history of Colin Roxburgh's involvement in community development and the community enterprise movement from the 1980s to 2010s. Click on the 'Download audio' link next to the icon above or on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.
Colin Roxburgh has a background in community development and worked on some of the early community business projects in the Strathclyde Region in the early 1980s, such as the Local Area Advisory Project (LEAP) and later Strathclyde Community Business (SCB). He left SCB in 1989 and then worked as a freelance community consultant in Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand and Canada.