478. Insights: Financial and economic abuse: are banks doing enough?

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478. Insights: Financial and economic abuse: are banks doing enough?

Sam Maule is joined by some incredible guests to talk about economic abuse and the role of banks and financial institutions.

During the pandemic reports of financial and economic abuse have been on the rise. According to the charity Surviving Economic Abuse, 95% of people who experience domestic abuse are also experiencing some form of economic abuse. With many of us now spending the vast majority of our time in our homes, the home can be an even more dangerous place for survivors – and banks now need to step up to deal with the problem.

To dive into this topic, Sam Maule is joined by:

  • Natalie Ledward - Vulnerability Manager, Monzo Bank
  • Jane Barratt - Chief Advocacy Officer, MX
  • Dr. Nicola Sharp-Jeffs - Founder And Chief Executive, Surviving Economic Abuse

Tune in for a fantastically insightful conversation about how economic abuse functions and the role that financial institutions can play in preventing it.

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Special Guests: Dr. Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, OBE, Jane Barratt, and Natalie Ledward .