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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Catch 22 increased its income by £5.1m to £53.8m, with the steep rise coming as the charity took on new public services contracts.
A south Wales man has been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to fraudulently claiming £885,000 in gift aid over three years, and his wife has been given a suspended sentence for assisting him.
Kirsty Weakley finds out about Hope for Children's new event fundraising platform, as well as the rest of this month's IT new business wins.
Almost 40 per cent of charity investors who responded to this year’s Fund Management Survey cited market volatility as their main concern, while fund managers warned that volatility would continue.
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.
HMRC has granted five charities with “exceptional extenuating circumstances” an extension to file their gift aid claims online.
Acevo and the Shaw Trust have called on the Department for Work and Pensions to “refine” rather than “reinvent” the Work Programme in a new report, as NCVO warns in a wider analysis of payment-by-results schemes that implementation so far has often been “seriously flawed”.
International markets are on the verge of shifting from being driven by policy makers to businesses and consumers, an investment research leader from UBS told the Charity Finance Summit today.
NSPCC’s income dropped again in 2013 to below £130m, but efficiencies mean it reported a budget surplus for the first time in six years.