Gift Aid fraudster spent more than £76k cruising the world

Gift Aid fraudster spent more than £76k cruising the world

A charity treasurer who tried to steal more than £330,000 in a Gift Aid repayment fraud has been jailed for three years. Dale Hicks, 35, of Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, abused his position at a Staffordshire based ex-offenders charity by lodging a string of false claims,...
New service launched in the battle against cyberbullying

New service launched in the battle against cyberbullying

Children, teens and young adults are frequently exposed to harassment online. If you find yourself in a situation in which you are harassed, bullied or have had their private content shared online, it is not always easy to know what to do. Telenor is now launching...
What now for Europe?

What now for Europe?

The votes have been cast, tallied and declared and we can now see the political landscape of the new European Parliament. It is a complex picture: there has been growth of far-right and populist parties, but well short of what was projected, and at the same time there...
Springtime tax scams target young and vulnerable, warns HMRC

Springtime tax scams target young and vulnerable, warns HMRC

Young adults who may have less experience of the tax system should be especially vigilant against springtime refund scams, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Scammers are increasingly targeting vulnerable or elderly people and those with less familiarity with the...