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Latest briefing from Christians Against Poverty: Powerless People

05 Jul 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Christians Against Poverty has released a briefing paper ‘Powerless people: indebted and afraid‘ exploring the experience of people being indebted to the government and how debt collection processes create fear, leave clients powerless and render debts unmanageable. A few key findings from the paper are as follows: 64% live below the poverty line and 55% […]

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Money Advice Liaison Group teams up with Money Advice Service for Talk Money Conference 2018

02 Jul 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), the UK forum for ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’, is teaming up with the Money Advice Service to jointly present the Talk Money Conference 2018 on 14 November at Central Hall Westminster. This Financial Capability and Debt Conference will bring together The Talk Money Conference, […]

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UK Finance launches death notification service

18 Jun 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

A new service enabling people to report the death of an individual to several major financial services providers at the same time has been launched by UK Finance. The free, online Death Notification Service is available to anyone who wishes to notify, in a single step, one or more of the member organisations1 that a customer has died. […]

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IMA Networking and Information Sharing project launched for all free-sector advisers

12 Jun 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

IMA members and other free sector advisers can now sign up to a new dedicated area of the IMA website. Members will be able to log in using their existing Members Zone username and password, and non-members can register via the IMA website: www.i-m-a.org.uk/learning-development/adviser-networking-information-sharing The new web area includes: A resources directory with a library […]

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FCA publishes outcome of high-cost credit review

31 May 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced new proposals designed to protect millions of people who use overdrafts and high-cost credit. The changes the FCA are consulting on follow an in-depth review into the high-cost credit market and are expected to reduce the costs for consumers and give them greater control over their finances. These […]

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