Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is payment by results compatible with the big society?

Small, local charities –  lynchpins of the big society –  could lose lifelines of funding under the government’s payment-by-results plans for solving social problems. The government wants organisations that work to attain social outcomes, such as reducing re-offending, getting the unemployed into work or delivering recovery from drug addiction, to be paid according to the… Read more »

Free expert advice can take the pain out of IT projects

An effective IT system is a prerequisite for a successful charity merger, but it doesn’t have to be a drain on already limited budgets. Small charities often have fairly rudimentary IT provision on which they may have managed for years. A merger shines a spotlight on the flaws in the system and also generates new… Read more »