Senior Policy Officer Thomas Wilson examines the latest statistics from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), which show a continuing trend of low uptake.
Phil, Policy Manager at Independent Age, speaks about the different types of scams and the introduction of the new bank code.
Ex-bank manager Nigel shares his experience of being scammed and the lasting impact this has had.
Dennis Reed, Director of Silver Voices, details the increasingly the sophisticated techniques that scammers use, and why they target older people.
Louise Baxter, National Trading Standards Scams Team, tackles the stigma that has built up around ‘being scammed’.
Andrew shares his father’s experience of being scammed and the impact this has had.
Jolie, from the Mental Health Foundation, shares her expertise on the impact of scams in later life.
Alex Smith, from Citizens Advice, explains how anyone can find themselves the victim of a scam, but that older people are most at risk of being targeted. She provides insight into how to protect yourself and others.
With online and telephone fraud becoming more prevalent, Helen has had to take numerous measures to protect herself and her family from scammers.