3 Oct 2014
With the emergence of the cloud, the number of accounting software options is growing fast – just as...
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Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd 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.
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With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze.
Save the Children UK has followed up its controversial First Day advert by visiting the mother and baby who featured one year on.
To celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March 2014 more than 400 events took place around the UK, with this year’s theme being ‘inspiring change’. Kirsty Weakley takes a look at how some charities decided to mark the day.
Solar Aid has teamed up the swing band the Jive Aces on a video for the band’s version of the song that was made famous by Morecambe and Wise, as part of Solar Aid’s Bring Me Sunshine campaign.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
As always, bids for the title of Christmas number one have come from far and wide in the name of charity. Kirsty Weakley counts down some of the favourites.
The Justice Collective is just one of many contenders for this year’s Christmas number one with its version of He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother raising money to provide support to families of the Hillsborough disaster. Kirsty Weakley compiles a rundown of the top charity releases this year.
For World Sight Day Sightsavers enlisted James Corden to make an appeal film, only they couldn’t seem to decide on a style. Kirsty Weakley takes a peep.
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Ian Allsop returned from holiday to find many in the sector already needled by Brooks Newmark. This article...
1 Oct 2014
Writing for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Brooks Newmark resigned as minister for...
23 Oct 2014
Richard Bridge examines the relationships between local authorities and community groups. This article...
20 Oct 2014
Voluntary organisations across Europe are coming under pressure from governments not to campaign on issues,...
15 Oct 2014
Sir Stephen Bubb says that the voluntary sector needs to be at the heart of designing and delivering public...
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