Advice, commentary and case studies on charity mergers for chairs, trustees and senior managers.
It's key to get the right people round the table and understand what you are trying to achieve
Breast Cancer Now and Breast Cancer Care are due to merge formally on 1 April next year
Mergers are an increasingly tempting option for charities, but they can be tricky to get right. Liam Kay finds out how to avoid the pitfalls when bringing organisations together
Duplication is inefficient and not to be created or supported, but choice between truly different organisations is vital for supporters and beneficiaries
Research by the Lloyds Bank Foundation shows that small charities bring a distinctive offer and approach
Although there have been many failed mergers, the problem has been lack of will and poor implementation, not that the concept was wrong in the first place
Deborah Alsina, chief executive of the recently merged Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer, on why coming together was the best way forward (subscribers only)
Stella Smith: Merging charities might seem a logical approach, but in reality it's less straightforward
There is potential for charities to work more closely together but this should not routinely amount to a merger, says our columnist
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Government Recruitment Service London
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Leonard Cheshire Disability Vauxhall, London (Greater)
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Emergency Nutrition Network Oxford
Marriage Care Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Age UK East Sussex Newhaven and Eastbourne, with county-wide travel
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