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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Guide Dogs is planning to downsize its major donor fundraising team, less than a year after expanding the department.
Macmillan Cancer Care has partnered with the Australian fundraising campaign, Dry July, to launch Go Sober for October in the UK.
Greenwich Leisure Ltd is aiming to raise £5m through a bond issue to help open up two London 2012 Olympic venues to the public.
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.
The Charity Commission is increasing its focus on terrorist abuses within charities, said its chair William Shawcross yesterday.
The Charity Commission has called for a “general power of disqualification” of trustees, as it admits that in the past it has been “too reticent” in using its regulatory powers.
Microsoft has changed its eligibility requirements to include faith-based organisations, as it launches its cloud-based suite of software products for charities worldwide.
OSCR has advised Keep Scotland Beautiful to review its recruitment processes, but said that the charity did not break the law by hiring the chief executive’s wife.