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Women in Credit Awards 2019 shortlist revealed

21 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

Now in its second year, the Women in Credit Awards shortlist has been revealed as Credit Strategy recognises the achievements of women across the entire credit and financial services industry. View the shortlist here.

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The end in sight for doctors’ charges for mental health debt forms

21 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG is delighted with the news today that the BMA – the professional body for all UK doctors – has agreed as part of the new Five Year GP contract with NHS England that:   GPs in England will stop charging for completing the Debt and Mental Health Evidence form – paperwork that people with […]

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Taking Control campaign: 8 in 10 people back call for bailiff regulation

15 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

11 debt and mental health organisations which make up the Taking Control campaign are calling on the government to establish an independent regulator to clean up the bailiff industry and protect people from the harm that poor debt collection practices cause.   Citizens Advice’s new figures show that regulation has significant public support. National polling, […]

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Financial Ombudsman Service: Dealing with Debt

06 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The Financial Ombudsman Service has we published their latest edition of Ombudsman news showing the current issues they’re seeing involving debt and debt collection practices as well as their latest complaints data over the last quarter. This time of year can be bleak. With turkey and twinkling lights a distant memory, it’s back to reality. Many […]

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Citizens Advice publish research on bailiff complaints

10 Jan 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

Citizens Advice has published research on bailiff complaints which shows that 72% of people who experience a bailiff breaking the rules do not complain at all. The report highlights that there are significant barriers to making complaints and, when people do, the process doesn’t work: The complaints process isn’t independent and bailiff firms are seen to shift […]

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