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Ministry of Justice crackdown on rogue bailiffs

03 Apr 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Bailiffs who aggressively pursue debts will come under fresh scrutiny through plans announced by ministers to tackle intimidating and inappropriate behaviour. The Government is to launch a call for evidence following concerns that a minority of bailiffs are still acting aggressively when collecting money from debtors – particularly from vulnerable people. The call for evidence, which […]

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CAP report: Bringing restoration to desolate homes

22 Mar 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) have released a new report which is an invitation to look behind closed doors into the homes left desolate by debt and poverty. The report was launched in the House of Lords, hosted by CAP’s Patron, the Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. Problem debt is more […]

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New research from Money Advice Trust into experiences of people in debt who self-negotiate with creditors

13 Mar 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

​Research outlines factors influencing the success of people tackling their debts themselves.   The Money Advice Trust and Money Advice Service have today published research into the experiences of people in debt who negotiate with their creditors. A new Wiseradviser e-learning course for debt advisers on supporting clients to self-help has also been launched.   […]

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Get to know your pension – Department for Work and Pensions

02 Mar 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Department for Work and Pensions has released a starter guide to saving for later life. The guide provides useful information with the aim of educating people regarding their pension so that they feel secure about their future. >> Download and View the PDF here

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New research on debt advice and vulnerability launched from Money Advice Trust

01 Mar 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Money Advice Trust launched a research project today looking at how the debt advice sector supports people in vulnerable situations. Conducted by University of Bristol’s Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC) in partnership with the Money Advice Trust and the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute and grant funded by the Money Advice Service, the research […]

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