Collaboration

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

Better Together - a partnership between Cancer Focus and Lilac

11 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

The most successful collaborations are based around sound strategic reasons for working together. This case study shows how two organisations of different sizes can bring their assets together to improve services for shared beneficiaries.

Better Together - a partnership between Cancer Focus and Lilac

11 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

The most successful collaborations are based around sound strategic reasons for working together. This case study shows how two organisations of different sizes can bring their assets together to improve services for shared beneficiaries.

Autism NI, Mencap and SELB - joint working for young people with learning disabilities

10 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

Joint working can provide a more holistic service to beneficiaries. This case study provides an example of the process of planning and carrying out a project across organisational boundaries and some of the resulting challenges and benefits.

Autism NI, Mencap and SELB - joint working for young people with learning disabilities

10 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

Joint working can provide a more holistic service to beneficiaries. This case study provides an example of the process of planning and carrying out a project across organisational boundaries and some of the resulting challenges and benefits.

Abbeyfield UK (NI) Ltd. - a successful merger

10 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Merger

Before merging 16 separate societies were operating under the Abbeyfield brand, all providing similar services. It was decided that by merging these organisations could run more effectively. A case study of their merger is presented here.

Abbeyfield UK (NI) Ltd. - a successful merger

10 Sep 2014Debi Madden Collaboration, Merger

Before merging 16 separate societies were operating under the Abbeyfield brand, all providing similar services. It was decided that by merging these organisations could run more effectively. A case study of their merger is presented here.

Viewfinder 11

14 Mar 2012Andrea Thornbury ResearchFunding, Collaboration, Viewfinder (Research)

This viewfinder survey focuses on collaborative working and competition, the impact of public sector cuts and sources of income, as well as staffing and volunteers.

Walled City Partnership - a journey to sharing premises and services

11 Dec 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

This case study examines the formation of the Walled City Community Partnership. Organisations with a shared ethos, all facing financial challenges worked together to create shared premises, develop shared services and ensure their survival.

Walled City Partnership - a journey to sharing premises and services

11 Dec 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

This case study examines the formation of the Walled City Community Partnership. Organisations with a shared ethos, all facing financial challenges worked together to create shared premises, develop shared services and ensure their survival.

Cultúrlann - sharing premises

12 Nov 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

Shared space can be the catalyst for community building. The formation of Cultúrlann as a second Irish language school in Belfast grew into a space to promote Irish arts and culture and attracted the many organisations that now reside there.