By coming together, there is, perhaps, an immediate pain in business where there are some jobs lost but eventually it ends up being a stronger company that can achieve and employ more and contribute more.
I would encourage those in the third sector to think about areas where it makes sense to consolidate or merge.
Mr Bradshaw spoke of the importance of transparency and good governance within the third sector as well as ensuring sustainability. The four member clubs of the Eastern Counties Cricket Association (ECCA) are still waiting for close to ,000 that has been owed to them since November.
It is understood that the delay is because of money having been stolen from a car near St Davids Primary School.
Mr Simmons delivered a fairly positive outlook, telling the audience: I have just got back from the future and it is looking pretty good so you dont have to worry about change.
He said that Bermuda had spent the past 20 to 30 years in a grazing period.
It is very tempting to get sidetracked with other things when you know you can help but you may not be the best person to offer that help.
People in the third sector are far more productive than people in market economies.
Pro-social behavior allows you to get a bigger bang for your buck it is not unusual for the third sector to hire highly talented lawyers and accountants for free and they will work harder.
She encouraged members to focus on their core mission in the current climate. Over time, companies, and I am sure your organisations are the same, start to get some mission creep.
You start off doing one sort of thing for your clients and then you morph into doing other things.