In March 2020, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we were asked to stay at home. But home isn’t a safe place for everyone. With victims increasingly trapped at home with their abusers, domestic abuse cases surged. As we endure a second lockdown in England and Wales and restricted movement in Scotland and Northern Ireland many more people will endure domestic abuse. When lockdown measures are lifted or reduce this will remain a critical time for survivors.

Friends, family members and colleagues can make a difference. UK SAYS NO MORE is encouraging bystanders to get help if they witness or suspect domestic abuse.

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UK Says No More urges victims to make use of Safe Spaces as incidents are expected to rise during Euros.

UK Says No More has joined together with high street banks and pharmacies to urge anyone at risk to access support via designated Safe Spaces found on high streets across the UK.

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NatWest marks ‘No More Week’ by opening Safe Spaces for economic and domestic abuse victims

6 March 2024 NatWest Group is announcing that starting this week it will offer Safe Spaces to people experiencing economic and domestic abuse in over 360 branches across the UK including NatWest, Ulster Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland branches.  Safe Spaces, part of Hestia’s UK Says No More campaign, are designated locations which anyone ...

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Nationwide – the UK’s biggest branch network – joins Hestia’s Safe Spaces

Nationwide – the largest branch network of any UK banking brand -– will offer Hestia’s Safe Spaces scheme to people experiencing domestic abuse across more than 400 branches across the UK. A recent poll by Nationwide shows almost half (48%) the population have experienced, or know someone who has experienced domestic abuse, with almost one ...

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