From this talk you will receive a basic & working knowledge surrounding illegal money lenders (loan sharks) i.e. what makes them illegal, how they operate and find new borrowers, the effects that they have on borrowers, who we (the Stop Loan Shark team) are, how we operate plus how to link this knowledge into a conversation with a service user, family member or friend to find out if they could potentially be in debt to a loan shark,
It is estimated that 1.2 million people in England alone are currently in debt to loan sharks and this figure is estimated to rise to 10 million within the next 3 years which equates to 1 in 5 of the adult population across the country,
All the awareness talks will be held via Microsoft Teams and will start at 09:30. The links to the talks will be sent out to attendees as an Outlook calendar invite a few days before each talk.
To book your place onto a talk then “copy & paste” the relevant link into your browser. The “booking office” will close at 11:00 on the day before the talk.
If anyone has difficulty booking onto any of the talks, then please email me direct – firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll book you onto it from my end.