Be scam aware this month

This year’s campaign, ‘Don’t miss a trick, be scam aware’, will focus on those frequently targeted for scams.  BACAB and CAB as the wider organisation are warning people to look out for the most frequent scams to avoid becoming a victim. Spam emails, suspicious activity alerts from your bank, cold calling seem to have become part of our daily…

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Are you Thriving or Surviving?

Mental health and employment — a vicious circle? Mental health awareness is prevalent in the news and in social media with campaigns being backed by celebrities such as JK Rowling, Stephen Fry and even Princes William and Harry. This Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20) BACAB highlight the fact that in day to day ‘real life’, people…

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2017 Town vs Gown

Lasts year’s quiz was so popular that we have decided to do it all again. This year, to ring the changes, the format is slightly different; we are also holding an auction – with lots of fantastic prizes. This will be hosted by local auctioneer Jonathan Humbert which should prove to be extremely entertaining. As…

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Case Study 3

Client is in her mid 50’s with long term health problems. She is a social tenant and a victim of domestic violence. Client had been turned down for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and needed help with an appeal. Client very distressed with loss of income, which has contributed towards her falling into rent arrears. Adviser helped…

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