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Blog: Plugging the consumer credit information gap will boost industry and personal outcomes

22 Sep 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Freddy Kelly co-founded Credit Kudos in 2015 to tackle the plight of the roughly 12% of the UK population who are “under-banked”, forcing borrowers with no credit history to turn to high cost credit. He developed Credit Kudos as a tool for using consumer transaction data to build highly accurate, transparent credit scores. Freddy will be delivering […]

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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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Insights from MALG on the impact of ‘buy now, pay later’ point of sale credit on those with mental health issues

18 Jul 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Katie Evans is Head of Research and Policy at the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. She previously led a programme of work around financial services at the Social Market Foundation and has also been an economic consultant. She spoke at MALG’s National Members Meeting on 5 July and shares her insights from the group […]

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Blog: Shaping the future of money advice

12 Jun 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Bob Winnington is Executive Officer of the Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG). I was pleased to be asked to speak at the Debt Managers Standards Association (DEMSA) 2017 Conference in Manchester last week. This gave me the opportunity to set into context the topic of Shaping the Future of Money Advice which will be the […]

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Recognising Problem Gambling and what to do about it – practical tips for money advisers

06 Feb 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Dr Jane Rigbye, Director of Commissioning, Treatment and Harm Minimisation at GambleAware, spoke at the MALG Members Meeting last month (January 2017), offering practical tips on what money advisers can do to recognise and help deal with problem gambling. Here is a summary of what she presented: The vast majority of MALG members will have […]

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