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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Kirsty Weakley looks at how Cancer Research UK is attempting to speed up the analysis of gene data as well as the rest of the last month's IT new business wins.
There are number of “tensions” in the social investment market that are causing confusion; and more investment is needed to build the necessary infrastructure to grow the market, according to a new report.
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.
Some 45 per cent of gift aid claims are now being made using Charities Online, with six weeks to go to before HMRC withdraws the paper gift aid claim form.
The Daily Mail has accused the Charity Commission of “squandering” public money on foreign trips but the Commission has said that the budget for such travel does not come out of the regulator's core funding.
Action for Children made 118 staff redundant in 2012 after restructuring its services to reduce its management costs and meet the increasing demand for support.