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 architect of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, Chris White MP, yesterday called on the government to do more to open up public services to civil society organisations and create a “level playing field”.
Scottish charities need to start preparing for the impact of a ‘yes’ vote to independence and engage with policy-makers about the issues ahead of the referendum, warns the Carnegie UK Trust.
It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.
The number of people planning to do some of their Christmas shopping in a charity shop has increased significantly in the last year.
The Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) has launched a financial bond to support the development of partnerships between the voluntary and public sector through a payment-by-results approach.
Helen Dent CBE today announced that she will retire as chief executive next spring, after 16 years at Family Action.
As a conservation charity prepares to launch its own social networking-style website, Kirsty Weakley rounds-up the latest IT new business wins.