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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National Youth Agency’s income has fallen by more than £2m in the last financial year but the charity has reduced its reliance on government funding and diversified its income base.
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”.
The UK has slipped from fifth to eighth place in the World Giving Index report, which was released today by CAF today, as it warns of a "double dip" in giving worldwide.
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.
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.
The Cabinet Office has announced that it will run a series of practical workshops to help charities bid for public sector contracts in spring 2013.
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.