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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The Charity Commission is planning to scrutinise charities with pension deficits as it increases its accounts monitoring and review work for the year 2013/14, and takes a “tougher stance” on non-compliance issues.
Two recent public surveys indicate that charities should communicate better and file accounts on time to maintain support from individuals.
The Jamaican Senate has passed a Charities Act which will lead to the establishment of a Charity Commission-style organisation in the country.
It's a shame we all let donors - and their memory - down sometimes by not being specific or tangible about the impact of their valuable and generous gift.
Sector bodies have voiced cautious support for the Charity Commission following today’s damning National Audit Office report into the regulator’s effectiveness, with NCVO calling for a progress report in 2015.
The Scottish government has launched a £1m fund for community organisations to buy new vehicles to either scale up transport services or replace older vehicles.
Organisations involved in face-to-face fundraising need to do more to contextualise the industry if the market is to avoid further scandals, warned the managing director of Home Fundraising.