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Citizens Advice report: People in the UK have £19 billion of hidden debt

21 Aug 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

In 2017–18, Citizens Advice helped over 600,000 people with debt problems relating to household bills, such as council tax, water and electricity. That’s nearly double the number of problems Citizens Advice supported people with when compared to credit debts, such as credit cards and overdrafts. Despite that, household bill debts get far less attention from […]

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FCA collaborates with other regulators to form Global Financial Innovation Network

09 Aug 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has teamed up with 11 other regulators to form a “global sandbox”, where new ideas can be tested and adapted. The network will seek to provide a more efficient way for innovative firms to interact with regulators, helping them navigate between countries as they look to scale new ideas. It […]

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Introducing Talk Money Week 2018 #TalkMoney

30 Jul 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Talk Money Week (previously Financial Capability Week) is the annual celebration of the work thousands of organisations are doing to improve money management across the UK. Throughout the week, organisations will encourage their customers to ‘talk money’, showcase their services and lead the charge to make their work more effective, by turning evidence of what works […]

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Department for Work and Pensions: Chief Executive Officer of the Single Financial Guidance Body appointed

19 Jul 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Department for Work and Pensions has appointed John Govett as the first Chief Executive Officer of the new Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB). Mr Govett is vastly experienced, having worked in leadership roles across the public, private and charitable sectors including as Group Chief Executive at Ixion Holdings, a not-for-profit skills and employment group […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Chair vacancy and Members Meeting papers

18 Jul 2018 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

The World Cup and Wimbledon are over but Brexit and the hot weather remain! In support of our Water Company members please use your water sensibly – I can’t believe I’m saying this after the winter we had! Thanks to all of you who attended our National Members Meeting on 5 July. Initial papers are now available on our website here. […]

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