Resources and Tools
Not-for-profit and charity strategy resources, guides, tools and publications, produced in-house by Eastside Primetimers and collaboratively with other organisation, to help social sector organisations maximise their impact and deliver improved services.
Match Points: a research summary of charity and social enterprise mergers
A research report, commissioned by Social Investment Business and written by Eastside Primetimers, examining mergers in the charity and social enterprise sector. It highlights the need for some kind of Pathfinder programme to overcome the obstacles to charity merger and draw attention to good practice around mergers, and the potential of pursuing broader restructure and recovery work.
Mergers and Partnerships: Mental Health sector
Guide to trends in the mental health sector and how charities providing mental health services could benefit from exploring mergers and partnerships.
GDPR: A Quick Reference Guide
This is a summary of Eastside Primetimers’ comprehensive Good Data Guide for achieving General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance in time for May 2018. The Guide provides detailed but user-friendly advice on conducting a data audit, drafting a project plan, and how to implement the plan. The Guide contains practical tips and recommendations for each step of the compliance process and has been specifically produced for charities and not-for-profit organisations. To obtain a copy of the full GDPR Guide or to arrange to speak to Michael Griffin, please contact Eastside Primetimers on 020 7250 8334 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mapping a theory of change: some practice pointers
Guide by one of our impact consultants, Rosie Chadwick, drawing on her personal experience of supporting a variety of organisations – from early years providers to housing associations to infrastructure bodies – on their theory of change journey.
10 things you need to know about charity mergers
Guide by our director Matt Knopp tackling common misconceptions and stumbling blocks around the often-sensitive issue of mergers in the charity sector.
5 things I could do to increase my effectiveness as a Board
A quick guide by our resourcing director Bernice Rook about the best ways to make the most difference to the organisation you serve as a charity trustee.
Trustee Recruitment Top Tips
Handy guide by our resourcing director Bernice Rook – we have a lot of experience in helping organisations to recruit for new trustees and would like to share our top tips with you.