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Harmful gambling is the fastest growing addiction in the UK, and impacts not only the lives of individuals, but their families, communities, colleagues and workplaces

In this guide, you'll learn about the extent of harmful gambling, who it affects and what you as a union rep can do to help.

Who is this interactive learning for?

This interactive learning is for union reps who want to know more about why harmful gambling affects the workplace and communities.

How will it help me?

This learning will:

  • explain the extent of harmful gambling
  • detail how to support members
  • explain how to spot someone affected by harmful gambling and how to support them.
How do I complete it?

All you need is an internet-enabled mobile device (a phone or tablet) or a computer. Do as little or as much as you like each time you log on — your progress will always be saved. Next time you log on just pick up where you left off, this one will take you about 10 minutes to complete.

Will I get anything for doing it?

Upon completion of this piece of learning, you will receive a digital credential as proof. This will be sent to you via email (from the TUC via Acclaim), so please keep a look out for it. 

A digital credential is evidence that you have completed this piece of learning. You can share your credential with your union colleagues or employer to show them what you know.

Find out more about TUC digital credentials.

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