Stop treating scammers’ victims as second-class citizens, say experts

Consumer champion Martin Lewis says there is not enough sympathy for fraud victims, and is calling for a police crackdown on the ‘almost unpunished crime’. The Money Saving Expert founder warns that those who fall prey to scammers are seen as ‘lesser victims’ because people wrongly assume that they have the money to spare. He … Read more

BARONESS ALTMANN: Women are STILL second-class citizens for pensions

The retirement injustices we can still fix: Women are STILL second-class citizens in the pension system, says BARONESS ALTMANN By Baroness Altmann For The Daily Mail Published: 22:27 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 22:27 BST, 22 September 2020 The Court of Appeal judgment is a blow to the many women who believe the sharp … Read more

Millions of elderly Britons without smartphones ‘risk becoming second-class citizens’

Millions of Britons without smartphones risk being treated as second-class citizens because they won’t be able to use an app to limit the spread of coronavirus, campaigners warn.  Ministers will this week set out the details of how the new contact-tracing app will be deployed nationwide as part of their ‘test, track and trace’ strategy.  … Read more