Collaboration

We offer practical advice to assist organisations involved in or considering collaboration or mergers. You can find out more on our CollaborationNI webpage.

Top Tips for Collaboration from Collaboration Champions

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration

Top tips for collaborating are shared by a few of our 'Collaboration Champions'; sector leaders who know first hand the challenges and benefits of working in collaboration.

Mergers

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Merger

Interest in mergers across the VCSE sector is growing and these may be appropriate where organisations are sufficiently compatible. This guidance gives an overview of the merger process and uses local case studies to illustrate some of the challenges.

Mergers

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Merger

Interest in mergers across the VCSE sector is growing and these may be appropriate where organisations are sufficiently compatible. This guidance gives an overview of the merger process and uses local case studies to illustrate some of the challenges.

Joint Working for Public Service Delivery: a model of collaborative working

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

This guidance is designed to assist VCSE organisations considering joint working arrangements to deliver public services. It highlights the importance of putting a collaboration agreement in place to outline how costs and responsibility will be shared.

Joint Working for Public Service Delivery: a model of collaborative working

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

This guidance is designed to assist VCSE organisations considering joint working arrangements to deliver public services. It highlights the importance of putting a collaboration agreement in place to outline how costs and responsibility will be shared.

Sharing Back Office Services

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

A volatile financial environment and increasing operating expenses and demand for services are causing organisations to look at innovation and change. This guidance note explores ‘shared services’ and some of the processes, risks and benefits involved.

Sharing Back Office Services

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

A volatile financial environment and increasing operating expenses and demand for services are causing organisations to look at innovation and change. This guidance note explores ‘shared services’ and some of the processes, risks and benefits involved.

Collaborating to Win Tenders

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Joint Tendering

As commissioners demand more innovation and expertise in contracted services collaboration between organisations is an attractive option. This guidance explains the potential challenges of joint tendering and how organisations can best prepare to respond.

Collaborating to Win Tenders

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Joint Tendering

As commissioners demand more innovation and expertise in contracted services collaboration between organisations is an attractive option. This guidance explains the potential challenges of joint tendering and how organisations can best prepare to respond.

Advice to Boards on Collaboration

13 Jan 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Governance

This guidance outlines the responsibilities of directors and trustees of VCSE organisations in relation to collaboration and provides useful information to ensure good governance oversight and appropriate board involvement in any collaborative process.