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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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The Market Research Society has today launched a kitemark to identify organisations which collect and use personal data ethically.
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.
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.
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 do not have either employed or volunteer IT staff and most are over-reliant on advice from suppliers, according to a report published today.
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.
The Royal Institution may be forced to sell its headquarters in London after refurbishing the building plunged it into financial difficulty in recent years.