Policy

Changes at the top of The National Centre for Domestic Violence

Dr Steve Connor OBE, founder of The National Centre for Domestic Violence, becomes NCDV Chair as the organisation restructures to face today’s challenges. With growing numbers of referrals from the police and other agencies nationally and the ongoing obstacles and threats to access to justice for those needing to protect themselves and their families, NCDV is restructuring to ensure that…read more →

NCDV launches ASSIST Process Serving

Serving the order is one of the most important processes in obtaining protection from a non-molestation order. If the order is not served or not served correctly then it affords the victim no protection whatsoever and in some cases could put them in more danger. Orders not served correctly if breached will not be pursued by the CPS, leaving the…read more →

Equality, diversity and human rights

NCDV takes seriously their obligations on equality, diversity and human rights they do not discriminate in any way ensuring that their services are available to everyone. Part of their monitoring process is to collect data which has traditionally been done as an anonymous feedback form completed by the victim and then returned using a freepost envelope to NCDV. Today sees the launch of their equality,…read more →

NCDV win Law Society award.

The best legal professionals gathered at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane for the annual Law Society Excellence Awards. The awards recognise extraordinary firms and individuals across England and Wales in areas such as pro bono, marketing and communications, diversity, client service, business, and human rights. There were nine winners in the firms categories and seven winners in the individual categories. The…read more →

MET Diamond Group

NCDV have been asked to sit on the DA Reference Group panel that influences the DA Diamond Group. The DA Diamond Group chaired by ACPO lead DAC Mark Simmons provides strategic direction for policing Domestic Abuse within London. Head of Operations Mark Groves said after the initial meeting of the DA Reference Group last week “I think this group is…read more →

Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

  NCDV have published their policy on Equality, Diversity and Human Rights and have become a member of the Equality Register.   Mark Groves, Head of Operations said ” We have always been very proud that our service takes no account of ethnicity, religion, sexuality or gender, everyone is always treated the same, our documented policy now cements our attitude”…read more →