FREE Norfolk Conference on Financial Abuse and Scamming – 14 September 2017

Financial Abuse and Scamming

You are warmly invited to attend this FREE* one day conference jointly organised by the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board in partnership with Norfolk Trading Standards and Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

When: 9.30am – 4.30pm, Thursday 14th September 2017

Where: The Space, Roundtree Way, Norwich NR7 8SQ

This conference is a call to action; to bring together the widest possible range of representatives, agencies and organisations to further strengthen and develop our countywide response to the issue of safeguarding adults at risk of financial abuse and scams.

The event is part of the Safeguarding Adults Awareness Week for 2017. Although every day is an opportunity to raise awareness of our shared safeguarding responsibilities, the awareness week acts as a focal point for activity.

Why should you join us?

It is essential that all practitioners and agencies are aware of their duties to safeguard those at risk of financial abuse and scamming as set out in the Care Act 2014 and the statutory guidance. This event will give attendees

  • an understanding of the legislative context of financial abuse and scamming
  • information on the significant range, extent and impact that this type of abuse poses both to individuals, communities and society
  • what we can all do to combat it.

The programme includes the following key note speakers:

  • Mr Lorne Green, Police & Crime Commissioner, Norfolk
  • Professor Keith Brown, Director of the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice, Bournemouth University
  • Commander Dave Clark, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), Lead for Economic Crime
  • Louise Smith, Director of Public Health, Norfolk County Council

With workshops/seminars on:

  • Tackling the scammers: the work of the Royal Mail
    • David Gold, Director of Public Affairs & Policy, Royal Mail Group
  • Risk, Value and Inclusion: Digital Identity
    • Paul Maskall, Cyber Security Advisor, Cyber and Serious Crime Directorate, Protective Services Command, Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies
  • Vulnerable victims of doorstep and financial crime: how to maximise the chances of effective prosecutions
    • Nadia Silver, Barrister, The 36 Group, London
  • Friends Against Scams
    • Norfolk County Council Trading Standards and National Trading Standards Scams Team

To book your FREE* place now go to:

Please note a non-attendance fee will be charged if you book but do not attend on the day.