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Debt Solutions in the UK: Recommendations for Change

15 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

This report from the Money Advice Service sets out final recommendations resulting from an in-depth review into the effectiveness of debt solutions in the UK. The review incorporated a comprehensive study of the available literature and primary qualitative research with individuals who have used the solutions. It also included sector-wide engagement through expert workshops, interviews, […]

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Call to make New Year’s Resolutions for next year’s Christmas spending

04 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

An estimated 7.9 million people are expecting to fall behind with their finances this January as a result of Christmas costs, according to new research published by National Debtline, run by charity the Money Advice Trust. The free debt advice charity has joined with the Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL) to issue a call […]

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The debt advice industry will have to look beyond funding barriers and embrace new technology to get the best outcomes for clients in debt

18 Dec 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

A survey of delegates carried out before the 2017 Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) Conference at the end of November 2017 showed that while almost half of respondents feel that constraints caused by funding problems will be the biggest problem for years to come, one in five believe new technology will have the capacity to […]

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New five-year strategy to greater target those most in need of debt advice

18 Dec 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money Advice Service (MAS) has launched a five-year debt commissioning strategy that outlines a challenging and exciting plan to ensure debt advice services target those most in need.   Following an extensive consultation with over 175 organisations across a range of sectors, ‘A strategic approach to debt advice commissioning’ sets out a new approach […]

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The Money Advice Trust #peaceofmind campaign

07 Dec 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money Advice Trust have launched #peaceofmind focusing on how getting help to start to deal with your debts can give you peace of mind and help you to enjoy Christmas.   The campaign comprises online content, a #peaceofmind video, social media activity, and a media story around a new poll on Christmas borrowing/spending. This […]

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