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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Mencap’s charity bond has reached its £10m target and has closed early due to high demand - the charity is now considering a further bond issue.
There should be a “change in approach” to government funding for the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland, according to a new report, which urges departments to share information to prevent duplication.
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has announced a partnership with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators to improve the governance of sports organisations.
The chief executive of Acevo, Sir Stephen Bubb, has stepped in to defend fee-charging health charities after a private company criticised their tax breaks.
Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.
Nuffield Health has defended its charitable status, after an American private healthcare company publicly called on the UK government to change the tax system for fee-charging healthcare charities.
The Charity Commission data sets on how charities spend their money will be made publicly available in an ‘open data’ format by March 2014.
Malcolm Hayday, founding chief executive of Charity Bank, and Caroline Mason, chief operating officer at Big Society Capital, were both awarded CBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.