Tag: economicabuse

DEAP launches new service to support banks and building societies in contact with victims of domestic abuse

Today, UK charity, Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) in partnership with Money Advice Plus launches a national advice service for banks and building societies. Funded by the Home Office, this service aims to build the capacity of banks and building societies to implement a new Financial Abuse Code of Practice which will improve their response to… Read more »

Surviving Economic Abuse shortlisted for the Charity Awards 2019

Surviving Economic Abuse is delighted to announce that it has made the shortlist for this year’s Charity Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. SEA has been shortlisted in the Campaigning and Advocacy category for our policy work to get economic abuse recognised in the statutory definition of the domestic… Read more »

The College of Policing announces new domestic abuse risk assessment tool

The College of Policing has today announced a new domestic abuse risk assessment tool to be piloted across 5 forces to ensure coercive and controlling behaviour is easier for officers to identify. SEA director, Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, who is referenced within the evaluation report as an expert on financial abuse says: “The new risk assessment tool… Read more »