Sharing Back Office Services

This guidance introduces possible structures for sharing back office services and describes areas to consider before going ahead. It illustrates the different forms in which organisations can share back office services.
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The guide includes case studies from The Fermanagh Trust, The Skainos Project, Cara Friend, Culturlann and the Confederation of Community Groups in Northern Ireland, all of which  share back office services in their day-to-day running.

The guidance is useful for organisations considering:

  • Which back office services can be shared?
  • What are the structures for doing this?
  • What should be considered before starting to share services?
  • What are the advantages and risks?

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