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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Resource Alliance chief executive, Neelam Makhijani has called for more emphasis on the role of philanthropy in achieving the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals as it develops a post-2015 agenda.
The Canal and River Trust has appointed Richard Parry to succeed Robin Evans as chief executive.
This month Crimestoppers announced plans to launch a responsive website later this year. Kirsty Weakley reports on that the other IT highlights from the past month.
Breast Cancer Campaign has called for a change to gift aid legislation to allow employers to sign a single gift aid declaration form for all their staff, as it claims it is missing out on “hundreds of thousands of pounds” each year.
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.
The Charity Commission has appointed an interim manager, and opened a statutory inquiry into the Cup Trust.
People who report data protection issues to the Information Commissioner's Office do not make a distinction between commercial organisations and charities, warns David Evans, group manager at the ICO.