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How to decide who's in charge of a merger

How to decide who's in charge of a merger

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If you're an NCVO member, you can download a free copy of The Truth About Mergers, an in-depth, practical guide to the merger process, based on the real-life experiences of Carers Trust, which was created from a merger between The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care. insert: </p>

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As well as looking in detail at leadership issues, the guide also asks the following questions. insert: </p>

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  • Should you merge? insert: </li>
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  • How long will it take? insert: </li>
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  • How will the process be run? insert: </li>
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  • How will you involve staff, supporters and beneficiaries? insert: </li>
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  • What external support will you use?How will you manage the change? insert: <br />
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Download insert: <a class="external-link" href=";view=product&amp;pid=132&amp;cid=19&amp;Itemid=0"> The Truth About Mergers insert: </a> . insert: </p>

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