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Chas Ball papers (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-CB
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1988

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection covers records kept by Chas Ball while working for the Highlands and Islands Development Board as a community co-operatives development officer from 1979 to 1983 and his continued interest in community development in the Highlands and Islands up to 1988. The records have been arranged into 8 files reflecting the establishment and development of the HIDB Community Co-operatives scheme, support for community enterprise and economic development in the Highlands and Islands, including:

  • Reports on community co-operatives in Ireland (Gaeltacht) and Iceland, 1977-1982
  • Papers relating to the early phases of the Highlands and Islands Development Board (HIDB) Community Co-operatives scheme, 1978-1983
  • Press cuttings regarding community co-operatives in the Highlands and Islands, 1979-1988
  • Papers relating to the establishment of a development support unit for community co-operatives in the Highlands and Islands, 1980-1983
  • Reports on strategy and progress of the Community Co-operatives scheme following restructuring of HIDB support , 1982-1985
  • Association of Community Enterprise in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) documents 1987-88
  • Press cuttings and publications regarding land use in the Highlands and Islands, 1987-1988
  • Miscellaneous workshop notes and reports, 1987-1988

Ball, Chas | b 1948 | Community development, recycling and sustainable transport co-ordinator and consultant

Community Business Scotland Network Ltd records (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-CBSN
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2010

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection covers records from Community Business Scotland (1981-1999) becoming Community Business Scotland Network. The records have been arranged into 10 series covering the following activity or format (4 of the series are awaiting cataloguing and this has been noted in brackets at the end of the series title):

  • Management and administration of CBS and CBSN, 1981-2010
  • Information and guidance provided by CBSN, 1981-2005
  • Events and training delivered by CBS, 1985-1997
  • Marketing materials and annual reports for CBS and CBSN,1989-2001
  • Community Economic Development Ltd (CED) records, 1988-1991
  • Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc (SCEIF) records, 1984-1999
  • CBS national projects and collaborations (uncatalogued)
  • CBSN international projects and collaborations (uncatalogued)
  • Social enterprise and related research and literature (uncatalogued)
  • CBS artefacts (uncatalogued)

Community Business Scotland Network Ltd | 1981-2015

Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) and consultancy

This series consists of 5 files:

  • Correspondence on the Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) kept by Henry Rose, 1981-1983
  • Correspondence on the Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) kept by Henry Rose, 1984
  • Correspondence on the Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) kept by Henry Rose, 1985
  • Correspondence on the Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) kept by Henry Rose, 1986
  • Correspondence on the Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) kept by Henry Rose, 1987-1990

The Ethnic Minority Small Business Centre (EMSBC) aimed to use its experience from working with the local Asian community to offer ethnic minority groups appropriate business training and information to help them set up small businesses with translation facilities and bi-lingual staff. It would help improve the effectiveness of existing businesses as well as supporting new companies. A Steering Group consisting of representatives from the Pakistani, Indian, Chinese, and Afro Caribbean communities was set up. The centre was launched in May 1985 and Jonathan Emanuwa was appointed as Director of the centre in October 1985. The centre was funded through various sources including private donations, Levi Strauss, Glasgow District Council, Community Projects Foundation, European Rural Development Fund grants, Commission for Racial Equality funding. It became a Company Limited by Guarantee in February 1987 and ceased trading in September 1990.

John Pearce papers (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-JP
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2010

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection includes John Pearce's papers dating from 1976, when he moved to Scotland, until his retirement in 2010. They include correspondence, hand annotated agendas and minutes from a variety of meetings, newspaper cuttings that Pearce found of interest, training guides (some of which he created himself), and material relating to legal structures of community and social enterprises. The papers reflect Pearce’s areas of interest and expertise (such as Social Accounting and Audit), and the work of organisations that he founded and/or was a member of: Industrial Common Ownership Movement (ICOM), Industrial Common Ownership Finance (ICOF), Scottish Co-operative Development Committee (SCDC), Commonwealth Association for Local Action in Development (COMMACT), Community Business Scotland, Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund. The records have been arranged into 2 series reflecting these areas of John Pearce's work:

  • Social enterprise papers, 1973-2010
  • Social accounting and audit (SAA) papers, 1977-2008

Pearce, John | 1942 - 2011 | social enterprise pioneer

Roy Pedersen papers (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-RP
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2020

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection covers records kept by Roy Pedersen while working for the Highlands and Islands Development Board and its successor Highlands and Islands Enterprise from 1971 to 2001. The records have been arranged into 5 series reflecting these and other organisations Roy Pedersen worked with and includes:

  • Highlands and Islands Development Board (HIDB) publications, reports and information sheets relating to the Community Co-operatives Scheme, 1969-1987
  • Conference and workshop papers, speaker notes and articles relating to social development and community co-operatives, 1979-2020
  • Community enterprises in the Highlands and Islands reports, publications, photographs and miscellaneous material, 1980-2003
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) reports on social economy, community development, land ownership and HIE management structures, 1992-2003
  • Miscellaneous reports, 1983

Pedersen, Roy Norman | b 1943 | Economic and social development consultant and author

Tor Justad collection (part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland)

  • GB 1847 SECS-TJ
  • Collection
  • 1970-2015

This collection is part of the Social Enterprise Collection Scotland. The collection includes published and unpublished material including books, pamphlets, reports, periodicals and other literature. The material relates to social enterprise (1970-2012), co-operatives (1981-2012), social accounting and audit (1993-2015) and was accumulated by Tor Justad whilst working as an adviser in these three areas. Some of the material focuses on the geographic areas in which Justad worked, particularly the Scottish highlands and islands and central belt, Ireland, Sweden and wider European networks. Other materials cover subject-specific areas Justad was involved in including community employment, retailing, energy, and related social sectors such as housing, rural development, credit unions and social investment. There are training packs and guides, reflecting one strand of work conducted by Tor Justad Associates from 1994 onwards. There are also programmes and reports for many of the conferences and seminars Justad attended over the course of his career from 1985-2012.

Some of the material is in Swedish or Norwegian. The language of material that is not in English has been indicated at file level.

The collection has been arranged into 5 series:

  • Social enterprise reports, publications, events and training materials, 1970-2013
  • Social enterprise related activities and organisations reports, 1981-2012
  • Co-operatives reports, publications, training and events, 1981-2012
  • Social accounting and audit reports, guides and training, 1993-2015
  • Miscellaneous reports on voluntary work, church, fairtrade, sustainable buildings and public services, 1994-2008

Justad, Tor Robin | b 1945 | Social enterprise and co-operative adviser