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Today sees the launch of one of the most thought-provoking videos to tackle the issue of domestic abuse in recent years. On average, high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for over two years before getting specialist help. 1.9 million people experienced domestic abuse last year and almost two people a week were killed by their current or former partner ….read more →

Modern Law Awards

NCDV have received a commendation from the Modern Law Awards for the Best Use of Technology. Hosted by Jimmy Carr at the prestigious Hurlingham Club in South London the Modern Law Awards were launched to celebrate and identify sparkling talent and success in the modern legal services arena. ​These exclusive awards reflect the ever-increasing reorganisation, new legal entities and business dynamism…read more →

NCDV sit on award panel for London MET DA award

This will be the second year that NCDV has sat on the panel to judge the MPS Domestic Abuse Achievement Awards. Mark Groves, Head of Operations at NCDV said “Although its hard work it is an honor to be asked onto this panel.” Jo Keogh MBE Crisis & Risk Manager TP Capability and Support Service – Public Protection, is managing…read more →

Courts are set to close.

91 courts are set to close if the parliamentary under-secretary of state for courts and legal aid, Shailesh Vara has his way. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33549588 Many closures will directly effect applications for protective injunctions for victims of domestic violence and abuse, previous closures have left victims having to travel for hours to get to their nearest courts and this will only make matters worse. Mark…read more →

NCDV commits to 0800 freephone number

Changes to Ofcom regulations that recently came into force have  completely confused NCDV’s callers. NCDV’s incoming number is a very memorable 0844 8044999 and the caller was charged 5p, now Ofcom have specified that the callers service provider can charge whatever they like on top the 5p for calls made from mobile handsets and they are. The situation is now so complicated…read more →

Media Group to help NCDV

The media company BingBong Media Group has agreed to help NCDV spread awareness of Domestic Violence and the work done by the charity. BBMG will be aiding us by handling all media inquiries and creating opportunities for increased publicity in the media. They have agreed to work pro-bono in order to help the charity even further and we are very thankful.  …read more →

Assist Website Launched

NCDV launched the Assist website at the House of Commons on the 14th October 2010. The assist website is the newest initiative to support police in the enforcement of Domestic Violence by allowing access to court documents at any time. The launch was a success with guest speakers Baroness Scotland and Minister Jonathan Djanogly. The launch was attended by high…read more →

New referral system

This website will make it much easier for third party referrals to take place. Simply go to the referdirect website and fill in the form and the applicant will be contacted as soon as possible.

Just as Beautiful

The magazine, Just as Beautiful, has focused on Domestic Violence in their October/November issue. The base of the article comes from the Arts Event which was held on 1. October 2009 in London.

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