UK GAMBLING COMMISSION REPORT ON GAMBLING-RELATED HARM

On 11th July, Calvin Ayre reported that the Gambling Commission has released a report that it claims will help measure the social cost of gambling-related harm.  The Commission has put consumer protection at the heart of its regulatory environment.  The report proposes to define gambling-related harm as “the adverse impacts from gambling on the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and society.” These impacts on resources, relationships and health can be both short-lived and persistent.

https://calvinayre.com/2018/07/11/business/uk-gambling-commission-measure-gambling-related-harm/

The report: “Measuring gambling-related harms: A framework for action” is available at –

http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/Measuring-gambling-related-harms.pdf

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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