Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

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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Fair Data mark launched to identify responsible data protection

The Market Research Society has today launched a kitemark to identify organisations which collect and use personal data ethically.

Pay for interim managers drops by 15 per cent

Pay for interim mangers in the sector has fallen by 15 per cent in the last six months and is now at its lowest point in the last five years.

Health Lottery CEO: Percentage that lotteries must give to charity should be lowered

The chief executive of the Health Lottery, Dominic Mansour, has said the government should lower the percentage that lotteries have to give to charity to make it easier for them to grow and raise more money overall by selling more tickets.

Peter Wanless to swap BIG for NSPCC

Peter Wanless, currently chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund, will join NSPCC in the same role in June.

It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.

» Sector needs a 'data manifesto', says leadership review

Lotto price hike will cut percentage per ticket going to charity

The percentage from the sale of Lotto tickets going to good causes will reduce when Camelot doubles the price of tickets this autumn, but the company expects ticket sales to increase boosting the overall amount of money given to good causes.

Around 40 per cent of charities have no in-house IT staff

Around 40 per cent of charities do not have either employed or volunteer IT staff and most are over-reliant on advice from suppliers, according to a report published today.

Tom McGrath, chief charity commissioner, CCNI

Registration of charities in Northern Ireland should begin this autumn after the bill to amend the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 gained Royal Assent last Friday.

Ri's Albermarle Street headquarters

The Royal Institution may be forced to sell its headquarters in London after refurbishing the building plunged it into financial difficulty in recent years.

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