07:21 14 August 2013
A recent LGA survey found that councils will need to make some changes to the way assistance is provided to those in need. In order to increase effectiveness of the way funds are distributed, the LGA is supportive of the idea of enabling councils to have more input into how things are done.
While not everyone may be in need of multiple forms of social aid, the reality is that many people do need some help. Even households that are surviving might be one financial catastrophe away from falling into an abyss. One event, perhaps something out of a person’s control, could be enough to set the person on an unfortunate path. It could be something like debit card fraud that causes an initial issue.
Allowing councils more freedom to place funds where they are needed most is expected to help the general public attain a better lifestyle. In the meantime, here are a few ways to lessen the risk of becoming a victim of debit card fraud:
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