Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

Reporter , Civil Society Media from May 2011

Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.

She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.

Email her kirsty.weakley@civilsociety.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

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Orlando Fraser, image credit Alex Griffiths

Orlando Fraser, Charity Commission board member, tells Kirsty Weakley that the regulator is committed to the independence of the sector.

Charity Commission sign (image credit Fergus Burnett)

The Charity Commission has come in for criticism over the behaviour of its board and its governance structure. Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at just who is running the regulator.

What does digital transformation mean in the charity sector?

In 2015, the phrase “digital transformation” became popular among charities. But what does it really mean? Kirsty Weakley reports.

Who's in charge of your IT?

The role of the charity IT director is changing to meet today’s opportunities and challenges. By Kirsty Weakley.

Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.

» The story in the Times isn't nonsense, the sector needs to sit up and take notice

Rob Wilson, minister for civil society

In a wide-ranging interview yesterday Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, tells Kirsty Weakley what his expectations are for 2016.


What does the NAO report tell us about Whitehall’s relationship with Kids Company?

The National Audit Office today published a critical report into the continued funding of Kids Company. Kirsty Weakley looks at what it tells us about the government’s relationship with the charity.

Kids Company: More questions than answers

The performance of Camila Batmanghelidjh and Alan Yentob in front of a committee of MPs yesterday raised more questions than it answered about the activities of Kids Company and the implications for the wider sector. Kirsty Weakley looks at what happened.

Kids Company

Kirsty Weakley examines Kids Company’s annual accounts to identify clues about what led to its downfall.

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