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August 2017

Money and Mental Health Policy Institute creates debt and mental health fact sheet for Money Advice Trust

22 Aug 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG member the Money Advice Trust has worked in partnership with the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute to create a debt and mental health fact sheet for its National Debtline and Business Debtline money advice services. The fact sheet explains how debt and mental health can affect each other, and looks at various approaches […]

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IFS research finds men from poor backgrounds have lower earnings and are twice as likely to be single

11 Aug 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

New research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies has found that men from poor backgrounds have lower earnings and are twice as likely to be single as those from rich families. Key findings include: The earnings gap between men with richer parents and their counterparts from less well-off backgrounds is widening. In 2012, employed 42-year-old men […]

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Have your say on the future of the Common Financial Tool in Scotland

11 Aug 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG member Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) has called on everyone involved in the insolvency and debt management processes to voice their opinions on the mechanism used to determine how much debtors pay towards their debts. The Common Financial Tool is currently the standardised method used in Scotland to assess a debtor’s income and expenditure to help […]

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Homeless charity Shelter announced as supplier for specialist debt advice support service

11 Aug 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG member the Money Advice Service has announced that Shelter will be the supplier to deliver a three-year contract for specialist debt advice support services on its behalf. The support service will provide organisations across the debt sector with free access to a panel of experts to help guide them through complex debt cases and […]

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Insights from MALG on bailiff reform ‘Taking Control’ recommendations

01 Aug 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Jane Tully is Director of External Affairs at the Money Advice Trust. She is responsible for the Trust’s work to improve public policy and industry practice so that people can tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence, the promotion of the Trust’s own services and for championing the provision of free debt advice […]

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