Basingstoke Consortium merger statement EBP South and Basingstoke Consortium are in the process of a potential a merger pending final due diligence. If the merger goes ahead this should be complete by Christmas. Cath Longhurst, CEO of EBP South said:-‘This merger will bring two already closely associated charities together, enabling us to be more cost-effective and bringing together the expertise and strengths from both. With current economic changes, it is more important than ever that young people at school have opportunities to experience the world of work and to find out about the ever changing career opportunities. We are looking forward to working closely with Basingstoke schools and businesses and other important partners and hope to reassure them all that it is business as usual.’ Click here to download the full press release.