7 July 2021 Dunelm and the retail industry charity Retail Trust are calling on retail employers to join forces in tackling a shocking rise in domestic abuse.  Together they have partnered with the Domestic Abuse Alliance to launch the retail industry against domestic abuse (RIADA) campaign which will raise awareness of how the retail sector

Since last year, Central Bedfordshire Council has released a number of podcasts around the theme of domestic abuse. The aim of these podcasts is to increase awareness of domestic abuse – and help those experiencing it – by shining a spotlight on the different services that support victims and challenge the behaviours of those who

29 April 2021 marked an historic moment when the long-awaited Domestic Abuse Bill finally received Royal Assent and became enshrined in law. The new Act will provide further protections to those experiencing domestic abuse and strengthen measures to tackle perpetrators.   For the first time in law, domestic abuse has a legal definition and parameters including different

Tackling domestic abuse is not just a moral imperative. Lost productivity and absence from the workplace linked to domestic abuse can mean significant economic losses. The most recent Home Office figures show that £1.3 billion was spent on dealing with domestic abuse in England and Wales in 2016/17. Research conducted by KPMG for Vodafone in

A businesswoman from Cambridge, who was made to take five days of annual leave to attend the court case of a now imprisoned abusive partner, is spearheading a national awareness campaign to get businesses to recognise the growing issue of domestic abuse. Businesses are increasingly engaging with their role in tackling domestic abuse but still

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After a successful pilot phase in Watford, Three Rivers, St Albans & Dacorum, the Domestic Abuse (DA) Alliance’s free-to-use WEPROTECT app has been rolled out to all frontline police officers across Hertfordshire, to help tackle domestic abuse across the county. Head of the Domestic Abuse Investigation and Safeguarding Unit (DAISU), Detective Chief Inspector Ben Wright,

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Can you help local women and children spending this Christmas in a refuge after fleeing domestic abuse? For women leaving a domestic abuse situation, packing their children’s favourite comforters, toys, clothing and toiletries – let alone a Christmas gift – is often the last thing on their minds. Faced with homelessness, women and children will

In these uncertain times when Domestic Abuse cases are rising during lockdown, it’s important to bring attention to those working hard to eradicate domestic abuse. In these difficult times and despite their own difficulties Sistah Space are doing just that.  Interviews with service users of Sistah Space revealed that BAME women feel they are not

Yesterday, the Domestic Abuse Alliance met with some of its supporters including their Ambassador Lorraine Stanley to discuss producing a short film around domestic abuse. Chris Luff MBE was there to consult on the meeting held in Harpenden, giving his wise insight. There was a reading of a prospective script written by Domestic Abuse Alliance’s Emily

Caseworkers from The Domestic Abuse Alliance (DA Alliance) put down their files, headsets, and notepads at five o’clock on Thursday evening to support an important domestic abuse charity 04 September 2020- The DA Alliance has so far raised over £1000 for Standing Together Against Domestic Violence to support their vital work in keeping victims of

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