New blog from our chief executive Richard Litchfield for Civil Society magazine on “merging backwards” as an approach to merger integration, drawing on the experiences of YMCA St Paul’s Group and Abbeycroft Leisure
We are recruiting a new chair and 2 trustees for Shak (South Hampstead and Kilburn Community Partnership) – if you are interested please download and contact our consultant Jo Simpson. The deadline for applications is Friday 23rd February
Richard Litchfield blogs on the Good Merger Index and examples on innovation we see in the sector, even as much of the charity sector remains reluctant around mergers.
Richard Litchfield blogs about our new Good Merger Index and why charity mergers are still so rare – originally appeared in Charity Times.
On Monday February 19th 2018 Eastside Primetimers will be hosting the next in our series of free merger roundtables, for senior managers and trustees from not-for-profit organisations. Contact us if you’d like to attend.
Eastside Primetimers have published the Good Merger Index for the year to 2016/17, our comprehensive look at charity mergers and partnerships. Get the report and the latest data here.
Eastside Primetimers is proud to be part of a new consortium supporting new Public Service Mutuals under the government’s new £1.7m Mutuals Support Programme 2. Read more here.
Eastside Primetimers’ review of the impact of the Local Sustainability Fund and implications for future funding programs
In the new year the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to be a major challenge for charities, with potentially crippling fines for non-compliance. To help raise awareness and highlight the key issues, our consultant Mike Griffin writes a brief summary on this vital topic.
On January 15th we launch the fourth edition of our annual Good Merger Index, providing the very latest data, trends and insights about not-for-profit sector mergers to CEOs and Boards – read more here and let us know if you would like to join us for our launch event.
Our director Matt Knopp blogs about the opportunities and challenges facing mental health charities, and the case for mergers in this space
Vision Housing, a London based charity and social enterprise that supports prisoners into housing, has been acquired by the Forward Trust, a social business with charitable status that supports people to break the cycles of crime and addiction.
An exciting new Ethex bond offer aims to raise £4.5m for the development of social enterprise Our Power into a profitable and progressive energy supply company working to make energy fairer and reduce levels of fuel poverty.
There is a new capacity building grant fund to help you further measure your impact. The Impact for Growth strand of the Access Impact Management Programme will fund social impact projects up to £50k.
Eastside Primetimers consultant Rosie Chadwick reflects on the role of Theories of Change in driving strategic and business development.
On September 14th 2017 Eastside Primetimers will be hosting the next in our series of free merger roundtables, for senior managers and trustees from charities, housing associations and other not-for-profit organisations.
Eastside Primetimers consultant Howard Sharman blogs about our recent Community Media Summit and the challenges and real opportunities facing this emerging sector
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield has commented in two new articles by MissionBox about charity mergers, the last in a four-part series. MissionBox is a global network that connects not-for-profit people and organisations worldwide.
Eastside Primetimers is an approved Access Impact Management Programme provider and we are pleased to have supported two successful grantees, Chiltern Rangers CIC and Mencap Liverpool.
Eastside Primetimers chief executive Richard Litchfield and our practical Good Merger Guide have recently been featured in two in-depth articles by MissionBox about charity mergers. MissionBox is a global network that connects not-for-profit people and organisations worldwide.