Staying safe online
The internet has lots of positive aspects, but there are things you need to keep a lookout for.
By taking a few simple, and often inexpensive, precautions you can minimise your risk of being targeted.
Gas and fire safety
Take steps to protect yourself from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning and keep your appliances safe.
Phone scams and cold calls
Find out about the different types of phone scams and how to avoid them.
We'll help you spot bogus traders and other fraudsters who might come to your door.
Find out how to spot an investment scam and use the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Warning List to check an opportunity.
Sometimes it's difficult to spot scam mail. Watch out for these common signs.
Spotting TV Licence scams
Be cautious about any emails from TV Licensing that ask you to update your personal or banking details.