Tag Archives: Dr Jane Rigbye

GambleAware partners with UoB to offer guidance to UK finance

Gambling industry charity GambleAware has outlined plans to research the role that the UK financial industry can play in the support of those who experience or are at risk of gambling-related harm as part of a three-year partnership with the University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC). The new alliance will focus upon the mitigation of financial losses incurred by problem gambling …

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GambleAware rolls out education scheme with Parent Zone

GambleAware has continued to grow its industry partnerships after agreeing to work alongside digital family life specialists Parent Zone to deliver educational programmes surrounding online gaming and its impact upon children. As part of the new partnership, GambleAware will offer advice to parents on how to ensure that their children remain safe online, as well as a short, detailed animation …

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GambleAware report calls for more support for BAME community

A new report commissioned by GambleAware has revealed that there is insufficient awareness among the UK’s BAME communities regarding the help and support available for problem gamblers. The report, which aimed to analyse the experiences towards gambling among the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, surveyed a number of different focus groups. The report questioned individuals between the ages of …

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GambleAware expands UK gambling-harm support network with Citizens Advice partnership

Announcing a new long-term initiative, industry charity GambleAware has confirmed that it will work with Citizens Advice to ‘to help debt advisors better understand, prevent or reduce gambling-related harms’. Updating the market, GambleAware governance has committed to a two-year £1.5 million partnership with Citizens Advice, the UK charity network which provides consumers with information and advice on money and legal …

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GambleAware backs Scottish Youth Problem Gambling Initiative – Fast Forward

Industry charity GambleAware has invested £750,000 in Scottish youth problem gambling charity counterpart Fast Forward. The grant will see Fast Forward establish Scotland’s ‘Gambling Education Hub’, based on the ‘Gambling Education Toolkit’ developed by the charity last year. The Hub seeks to extend the scope and scale of gambling education, awareness, training and support offered by organisations. A core target, for …

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GambleAware launches ‘pilot’ online campaigns targeting youngsters

Industry charity GambleAware launched its first trial advertising campaign to promote awareness of problem gambling. The online only pilot, which is targeted at people aged 16-24, will be released in the North West and North East of England on YouTube. Two adverts have been produced for the campaign: online and fruity, each with the purpose of encouraging conversation about problem gambling amongst young people. Recent …

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