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.
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JustGiving is introducing a news feed and social notifications for users as part of its plans for a new-look website.
Augustine Housing Trust has withdrawn its appeal to Charity Tribunal over the Charity Commission’s decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity over its occupation of commercial premises.
Nuffield Health has agreed a deal to borrow up to £330m from banks and institutional lenders to grow its organisation - the first time that the charity has been funded in this way.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
ShareAction is planning to launch a Responsible Investment Network for operational charities alongside its network for endowed trusts and foundations
The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action has partnered with an investigative news website for a data project to help charities understand more about the communities that they work in.
George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has been criticised for having an outdated view of the sector after he accused charities of being “anti-business” during a speech last week.