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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A group of Christian organisations has announced that they plan to launch a social investment bond to raise £2m to provide affordable housing for church workers in London.
Charles Scott has left his role as finance director at Age UK to join Action for Children in the new role of executive director of corporate shared services, as the children's charity restructures its executive leadership team.
HMRC has released three new guides to help users complete its most popular charity forms, including making gift aid claims.
Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.
A member of Scottish Parliament will ask its policy makers for an explanation as to how a charity, which gets 90 per cent of its funding from the government, was able to appoint the wife of the chief executive to a senior role, without the position being externally advertised.
Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research today launched a fundraising platform which reverses the traditional model of sponsorship fundraising by asking people to set challenges for others.
Save the Children has launched its ‘largest ever’ Christmas campaign, which includes a new fundraising initiative - Christmas Jumper Day - with 275,000 people signed up so far.
The Information Commissioner's Office has published a data protection code of practice on managing the risks related to anonymisation to help organisations stay within the law when pursuing open data agendas.