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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A charity at the centre of a multi-million pound tax-avoidance scheme had been investigated by the Charity Commission, but was allowed to continue operating because it had not broken any charity laws.
The Market Research Society has today launched a kitemark to identify organisations which collect and use personal data ethically.
Am I the only person who feels it is slightly dubious that a consultant brought in to the Tory Party to develop a policy, who then becomes a civil servant to help implement that policy then gets a highly paid job to deliver that policy??
The chief executive of the Health Lottery, Dominic Mansour, has said the government should lower the percentage that lotteries have to give to charity to make it easier for them to grow and raise more money overall by selling more tickets.
The percentage from the sale of Lotto tickets going to good causes will reduce when Camelot doubles the price of tickets this autumn, but the company expects ticket sales to increase boosting the overall amount of money given to good causes.
Around 40 per cent of charities do not have either employed or volunteer IT staff and most are over-reliant on advice from suppliers, according to a report published today.