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Useful information regarding Lasting Power of Attorney

Useful links regarding Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) • Who needs an LPA? • The government's LPA ...

Date posted: 01/10/2017

“Vulnerable adults” – a last push

With many thanks to all those who have been in touch, from many different settings and backgrounds, to offer support and case studies for the ‘vul...

Date posted: 01/08/2017

Vulnerable Adults Bill – help wanted

The problem There is a significant cohort of individuals who (1) do not lack capacity for purposes of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA 200...

Date posted: 01/08/2017

RESIDENTS URGED TO BE SCAM AWARE

Trading Standards and 5th Tilehurst Guides are urging residents to ‘take a stand against scams’ during this year’s Scam Awareness Month.

Date posted: 01/08/2017

SCAMchampion of the Month, July 2017

Read Lee Ede's SCAMchampion story

Date posted: 17/07/2017

Government Counter Fraud Awards

Excellence in Fraud Awareness – National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team

Date posted: 01/07/2017

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

Following a joint investigation by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards and NTS Regional Investigation Team two men are facing prison after ...

Date posted: 01/07/2017

25,000 Friends Against Scams

  The Friends Against Scams Team is excited to announce that we have reached the...

Date posted: 01/07/2017

Scams Awareness Month

How can you get involved?

Date posted: 01/06/2017

Plight of scam victims gets national press attention

The plight of a Norfolk scam victim has reached the national press following the launch of Friends Against Scams in Norfolk. The...

Date posted: 01/05/2017

SCAMchampion of the month May 2017

  Robin Vaughn-Lyons Crossroads Care was invited to send delegates to the Friends ...

Date posted: 01/05/2017

World Health Day

World Health Day Friends Against Scams, NatWest Bank and Trading Standards teams across the UK are working together to raise ...

Date posted: 01/04/2017

146 people are now better equipped to fight SCAMS and FRAUD in North Yorkshire

Between 6th - 10th February 2017 Julia Mulligan, supported the Friends Against Scams initiative by running 14 Friends Against Scams awareness sessio...

Date posted: 01/03/2017

The City of Edinburgh Council steps up its fight against scams

The City of Edinburgh Council steps up its fight against scams

Date posted: 01/02/2017

Friend in Focus

Through hard work, passion and an abundance of positive energy, Louise has been influential in raising the profile of scams and highlighting the sca...

Date posted: 01/06/2016

Friends Against Scams Launch

In October Friends Against Scams will be launching to the public, stay tuned, more information coming soon.

Date posted: 01/06/2016

Fortnightly Scam Alert

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Date posted: 01/06/2016