Tag antisocial behaviour

ASB statutory guidance update

The government has published strengthened guidance for local agencies around anti-social behaviour to ensure that victims have their voices heard. Changes to the guidance:   Updated references to legislation and to reflect the new Sentencing Code Further clarity on the process of the Anti-Social Behaviour Case Review/Community Trigger to make sure there is a greater

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Restorative Mediation: A Free Resource for Victims and Practitioners in London

Please see our latest blog post on the benefits of Restorative Mediation: A free service available to practitioners and victims in London. Blog Post  Additionally, please see here for a Restorative Justice Service Victim Referral Form: Restorative Justice Service referral form Victim April 2019

Podcast with Janine Green and Rebecca Brown on ASB during COVID-19

The podcast, hosted by Janine Green, shares some of Rebecca Brown’s (CEO of ASB Help) advice and practical tips around how best to deliver an ASB service in these challenging times and the tools that remain available to us to resolve issues and support victims. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.janinegreenasb.co.uk/podcast/janine-green-asb-chats-covid-19-and-asb/  Read our latest blog

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Interventions available to practitioners dealing with ASB during COVID-19

ASB Help has put together a list of interventions we believe practitioners can use and, in some cases, adapt to ensure cases continue to be managed and victims protected. Please read the full post here: ASB Practitioner Interventions available to use during COVID-19

What would the abolition of Section 21 mean for private landlords and victims of ASB?

Often, local communities hold landlords responsible for the anti-social behaviour that takes place in their properties. The National Landlords Association says that in a survey of over 4,000 landlords, 14% reported tenants engaging in anti-social behaviours such as noise, drugs and prostitution over the last 12 months. Currently, Section 21 can be used by landlords

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