The Gambling Commission website uses cookies to make the site work better for you. Some of these cookies are essential to how the site functions and others are optional. Optional cookies help us remember your settings, measure your use of the site and personalise how we communicate with you. Any data collected is anonymised and we do not set optional cookies unless you consent.

Set cookie preferences

You've accepted all cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

Skip to main content

Blog posts

Blog posts from teams across the Gambling Commission.

View all blogs

Posts from the Communications team


A diversity of perspectives on gambling harms

Our Lived Experience Advisory Panel (LEAP) discuss how valuable it is to hear fresh perspectives on gambling harms from different cultural and demographic groups.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Understanding women's experiences of gambling

Today marks International Women’s Day 2022, providing a moment to share what we know about women and gambling.

25 September 2022 - Communications, Statistics and research.

Longstanding colleagues here at the Commission

Having recently written a series of blogs about our new joiners, here in our final blog in the series we've asked another set of long-standing colleagues what keeps them at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time with us.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Longstanding colleagues

We asked some of our longstanding colleagues what has made them stay at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Stephen Foster and Joanne Warren.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Longstanding colleagues at the Commission

Having recently written a series of blogs about our new joiners we asked some of our longstanding colleagues what keeps them at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Lindsay Phillips, Dan Newby and Rebecca Ahern.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Longstanding colleagues at the Gambling Commission

We asked some of our longstanding colleagues what has made them stay at the Commission and the types of roles that they have worked on during their time here. Today we hear from Richard Hollis, Nick Hawkings and Pradeep Rajania.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

New joiners to our Communications and People Services teams share their experiences of the Gambling Commission

With a busy recruitment market at the moment and a huge amount of competition for talent, we wanted to share some stories of our newest joiners to explore what attracted them to the Gambling Commission as an employer and how they are finding their new roles.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

We don't have enough evidence yet?

Anna van der Gaag CBE, Chair of the Advisory board for safer gambling (ABSG) reflects on the need for listening, learning and acting when it comes to tackling gambling harms.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Facing the facts on the road to safer gambling

Whilst many will be discussing the merits or otherwise of ‘safer gambling’ during this Safer Gambling Week, Gambling Commission CEO, Andrew Rhodes, offers his reflections and the need to see much greater compliance from the industry across the board.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

New joiners to our Licensing and Enforcement Teams

With a busy recruitment market at the moment and a huge amount of competition for talent, we wanted to share some stories of our newest joiners to explore what attracted them to the Gambling Commission as an employer and how they are finding their new roles.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

New joiners to the National Lottery team

With a busy recruitment market at the moment and a huge amount of competition for talent, we wanted to share some stories of our newest joiners to explore what attracted them to the Gambling Commission as an employer and how they are finding their new roles.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

A look at gambling behaviours among Black and Minority Ethnic Communities

This month, we’ve taken the opportunity to delve into the results of our quarterly telephone survey from 2020 to see how gambling behaviours differ (if at all) amongst Black and Minority Ethnic Communities (BAME), compared to the overall population.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

New standards for complaints process puts consumers first

From 31 October 2018, we’re introducing some new standards for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) providers in the gambling industry.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

How gambling fits into people's lives

In this time of accelerated digital growth, the world we all live in is changing beyond all recognition.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Facebook lotteries: A bit of fun or a potential risk?

You may have seen lotteries or raffles being promoted on social media such as Facebook, but this doesn’t mean that they are being ran legally. Be careful to check you are not running or participating in an illegal lottery.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

What motivates people to gamble?

We wanted to learn more about what motivates people to gamble and how gambling fits into their lives.

25 September 2022 - Communications.

Sign up to e-bulletin

Get notified of new posts in the blogs and other important updates from the Gambling Commission.

Sign up

Is this page useful?
Back to top