Gambling support training for frontline staff and volunteers from Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Calderdale are offering  support in the form of training to deal with gambling addiction. With YouGov research showing that nearly two-thirds of “engaged” gamblers increasing the time or money they spend during the lockdown, it’s no better time to get up to speed with gambling support training. Our Gambling Support trainer, Colin Bland, … Continue reading Gambling support training for frontline staff and volunteers from Citizens Advice

Covid-19 guidance for extremely vulnerable translated in other languages

You can find guidance on shielding and protecting those defined as extremely vulnerable on medical grounds from COVID-19 on the Gov.uk website. This advice is currently provided translated in some foreign languages  (Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Urdu, Welsh). The direct link is here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19 This guidance is for people who … Continue reading Covid-19 guidance for extremely vulnerable translated in other languages

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert 15.05.2020

This weekly alert outlines trending fraud patterns during the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we can do to stay protected. West Yorkshire Trading Standards News Alert issue 5 15.05.2020 Outline of trending scams: Young mums facebook accounts cloned and contacts approached to ask for financial support Fraudulent Citizens Advice calls claiming to write off 70% … Continue reading West Yorkshire Trading Standards Newsletter Scam Alert 15.05.2020