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 Retail Association has appointed Martin Blackwell, who is currently chief executive of the Association of Town and City Management, to succeed Warren Alexander at the helm of the organisation.
The government has confirmed that it will press ahead with plans to split English Heritage in two and set up a charity even though a “significant minority” of respondents to its consultation thought the £80m allocated for the project will not be enough.
Save the Children International’s income more than doubled last year to around £550m as it takes over more aid work from national charities.
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.
Augustine Housing Trust has withdrawn its appeal to Charity Tribunal over the Charity Commission’s decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity over its occupation of commercial premises.
The National Theatre’s income rose to £124m as the charity celebrated its 50th anniversary, according to its recently published annual accounts.
ShareAction is planning to launch a Responsible Investment Network for operational charities alongside its network for endowed trusts and foundations