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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Charities could suffer from Labour proposals to protect NHS bodies from privatisation and expand the Freedom of Information Act, NCVO has warned.
A Jehovah’s Witnesses charity has been refused permission to appeal a Charity Tribunal ruling that had denied it extra time to appeal against the opening of a statutory inquiry.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service broke electronic marketing rules because its admission form made applicants feel they had to permit their information to be used for commercial purposes, an investigation has found.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
Despite a The Woodland Trust’s income reached an all-time high of £38.1m in 2014, mostly as the result of a single unexpected legacy, according to its annual report and accounts filed this week.
The total amount given to charity by individual donors was £10.6bn, according to research from the Charities Aid Foundation.
The UK Independence Party has donated the money it received from the controversial ‘Ukip Calypso’ song to an unnamed charity.
Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association expects to raise around £10m after it became the second organisation to make use of a platform to list a bond on the London Stock Exchange.