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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The Royal Institution may be forced to sell its headquarters in London after refurbishing the building plunged it into financial difficulty in recent years.
The Charity Commission could develop a trustees guide to using the Statement of Recommended Practice when the new version is introduced in 2015, as part of plans to help charity boards understand financial risk management.
Microdonation charity Pennies has announced that it has hit its £1m donations target with a boost in donations coming in the week before Christmas.
Kirsty Weakley asks whether setting up a charity to oversee the new press regulator is a sensible compromise or a just spiralling bureaucracy.
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 National Children’s Bureau income has fallen by 58 per cent as funding streams from government departments came to an end, and the resulting staff restructure has seen 35 members of staff made redundant.
The Fundraising Standard’s Board report for 2012 will focus on the causes of complaints about doorstep and email fundraising.
Cancer Research UK has pulled its Manchester Shine fundraising event for 2013 after attracting 2,000 fewer participants than it had planned for, and will instead hold one big event in London to be more cost-effective.