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November 2017

  • CCTA Conference

    02 Nov 2017


    The Nottingham Belfry Hotel, NG8 6PY

    The Consumer Credit Trade Association’s annual conference 2017: ‘The Voice – Embracing Change Part 3’.

    It will focus on unification, vision and growth and will include:

    • a comprehensive mix of credit industry delegates
    • an impressive line-up of regulatory and industry speakers
    • thought provoking content
    • extended networking breaks in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
    • extravagant champagne reception and evening entertainment

    The keynote speaker is David Smith: Economics Editor, The Sunday Times. His presentation ‘In Uncertain Times: Prospects for the Economy and Business’ will explain what falling real wages and Brexit will mean for consumers.

    Find out and more book your place.

  • Money Advice Scotland and IRRV Scotland One Day Conference on New Systems

    03 Nov 2017


    The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

    New systems – but will it be all systems go?”

    A Major One-Day Conference from Money Advice Scotland and IRRV Scotland

    Money Advice Scotland and the IRRV in Scotland are delighted to announce this major one-day Conference taking place in Glasgow on Friday 3rd November 2017.

    This Conference is the joint event of the year for Money Advice Scotland and IRRV Scotland, bringing together practitioners, managers, policy makers from the field of revenues, money advice, credit and debt collection.

    This year’s conference will focus on the key issues facing money advice, benefits provision and welfare rights at a time of significant change and challenge. Regulation means change and a new way of thinking, which brings its own challenges. The Conference will also look at good practice, and we how we can learn from each other.

    This conference is “a must” as it will focus on the outcome of the consultation on the Standard Financial Statement, minimum income standards, a regulatory update, the review of advice services in Scotland, an update on the devolution of social security, corporate debt recovery and a welfare reform and Universal Credit rollout update.

    Our conference speakers are all experts in their field and drawn from government, voluntary, private, and statutory sectors.   We are certain there will be plenty food for thought.    Don’t miss out – be there!

    The programme includes :

    • The outcome of consultation on the Standard Financial Statement (SFS)

    and update on the regulatory landscape in Scotland – Richard Dennis, Accountant in Bankruptcy – keynote speaker

    • Minimum income standards – David Hilferty, Executive Officer (Policy and Support), Money Advice Scotland
    • Regulatory update from the Financial Conduct Authority
    • Welfare Reform and Universal Credit update – The latest update on welfare reform   The practical arrangements of Universal Credit rollout on the ground.   Details of future roll-out.    The key issues for money advisers and revenues teams.
    • Devolved social security – what are the impacts?
    • Corporate Debt Recovery – a fresh approach? – The Improvement Service
    • An update on the review of advice services in Scotland
    • Are the sectors ready for change?” – Yvonne MacDermid OBE, Chief Executive, Money Advice Scotland

    Please note that conference fees are particularly good value for money, with the delegate fee including attendance at the Conference, lunch, all refreshments and all Conference documentation.   The Conference starts at 10am (registration from 9.30am) and ends around 4pm.

    As places are limited, early booking is recommended.   Please complete the booking form overleaf (one per delegate please) and fax, e-mail or post it to IRRV Scotland.

    The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded.   However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the Conference, subject to these being notified to the Institute.

    Who should attend?

    This is a key event in Scotland for all money advisers and revenues practitioners with an interest in ensuring the provision of quality money advice and the effective management of the Revenues Service.   The Conference is, in particular, aimed at:

    • Money Advisers from throughout Scotland
    • Revenues Managers, and other senior revenues staff, including Team Leaders
    • Members of Council Tax, NDR and Sundry Debt Collection Teams
    • Other finance department staff with an interest in current issues in Revenues Recovery
    • Sheriff Officers, Solicitors, Credit Unions and Insolvency Practitioners


  • Financial Capability Week 2017

    13 Nov 2017 to 19 Nov 2017

    Financial Capability Week is the Money Advice Service’s annual celebration and showcase of the work underway to improve financial capability and ultimately improve financial wellbeing. Everyone is invited to get involved. Sign up to the mailing list to ensure you are one of the first to hear the plans – or get in touch with to discuss how your organisation can take part.

  • CICM Law Conference

    30 Nov 2017


    20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M

    More information about the CICM Law Conference can be found here –

January 2018

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    18 Jan 2018



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September 2018

  • UK Credit & Collections Conference (UKCCC)

    12 Sep 2018 to 13 Sep 2018

October 2018

  • Advice UK Conference

    11 Oct 2018