Ensure that Pubic Sector funding to Third Sector organisations is paid up-front rather than in arrears. A large number of Third Sector organisations experience serious cashflow problems when their Public Sector funding is paid either monthly, quarterly (or sometimes even longer in arrears). After all, when making any purchase or paying for any service we normally expect to pay for it at the time rather than months later. Why should funding given to purchase Third Sector organisations services be treated any differently?

Why is this idea important?

To ensure that Third Sector organisations do not experience financial difficulties or incur additional costs due to cashflow problems which may put their organisation and services at risk or at worst, face closure.

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