End Hunger UK are running a campaign to lobby for a fix of Universal Credit so it does as intended- offers a welfare safety net which encourages people to find work. Meanwhile, you can encourage people who receive DWP sanctions to tell their MP the circumstances and seek help with personal debt.
Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) give a critique of DWP response to Trussell Trust findings that in areas where Universal Credit is rolled out Foodbank use has risen 52% (compared to overall 13%).
Illegal Money Lending Team successfully prosecute Chesterfield man.
Scamwatch in Derbyshire
The campaign is all about supporting partnerships nationally and locally to give consumers the skills and confidence to identify scams, share experiences and take action by reporting suspicious activity.
Scamwatch Derbyshire produce a regular newsletter alerting readers to scams occuring locally see Derbyshire scamwatch for details or see Facebook. You can also find details of Awareness Raising Events occuring across the county early 2019
Find article Vulnerable unless Vigilant is ready for use in your own magazine in Publications section.
Local Credit Unions- which are organisations offering members the opportunity to save and take out affordable loans see Credit Unions