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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Sue Ryder's income has grown by £6.4m, which is mainly down to an increase in retail income of £6.2m, according to its recently published accounts.
More than 500 St Mungo’s Broadway staff, who are members of the Unite union, are being balloted on strike action after passing a vote of no confidence in the management of the newly-merged charity.
The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 comes into force today, which limits the amount charities can spend on campaigning in the lead-up to the general election.
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.
Two accountants accused of devising a fraud to claim around £1m in gift aid were found not guilty at Liverpool Crown Court earlier this week after the prosecution dropped the case against them.
NPC has warned that introducing charity-only contracts is the “wrong approach to take”, in its response to the Labour Party’s manifesto consultation.
The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn, after a four-month delay, as the organisation prepares to move its website to gov.uk.