Posts Tagged: Charity mergers

My day with the vain, corrupt, and unmerged

There was a sense of excitement as the outspoken Sir Tim Smit, the co-founder and executive vice-chair of the Eden Project took to the stage at the Acevo Annual Conference 2014 yesterday. Smit is never backwards about coming forward (appropriate really, since ‘Tim Smit’ is a palindrome), and started his speech/rant – he admitted that… Read more »

Could merger problems be eased by matchmaking?

Our coverage of RNIB and Guide Dogs failing to find a common path this week and last leads back to an age-old question: why aren’t there more mergers in the charity sector? In our analysis on the subject, Richard Gutch and Craig Dearden-Phillips both said that basically, for mergers to go ahead, charities need two… Read more »