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Gambling on credit cards to be banned from April 2020

16 Jan 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The Gambling Commission has announced a ban on gambling businesses allowing consumers in Great Britain to use credit cards to gamble. The ban, which comes into effect on 14 April 2020, follows the Commission’s review of online gambling and the Government’s Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures. A public consultation was carried out between August and November […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG National Members Meeting 6 February 2020

13 Jan 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Happy New Year from MALG! We’re kicking off an exciting 2020 with details of our upcoming National Members Meeting at Capital One’s offices in London on 6 February 2020. If you are eligible to attend MALG National Members Meetings, you should receive an email invitation with a password-protected Eventbrite link to register your attendance later […]

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Scottish Government publishes Debt Advice Routemap for Scotland

20 Dec 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The Scottish Government has published the ‘Tackling problem debt advice: routemap’ which sets out its vision for a user-centred, collaborative and sustainable free debt advice system in Scotland. The actions set out in the routemap are all aimed in some way to improve how users find and experience free debt advice but recognises that these actions […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Members – Let’s get social in 2020

17 Dec 2019 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Seasons greetings from the Money Advice Liaison Group!   As we reflect on 2019, MALG’s role as a facilitator of challenging debate and joint action to improve the lives of people in debt over the long term seems more relevant than ever. Our aim for 2020 is to ensure that our unique and ever-growing membership, […]

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First-of-a-kind Debt Advice Apprenticeship to launch in 2020

02 Dec 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The first-of-its-kind debt advice apprenticeship, which was the subject of a breakout session at the MALG Conference 2019, has been approved by the Institute of Apprenticeships. The first cohort of advisors will start to study under the new apprenticeship, which will grant them a level 3 qualification, in April 2020. The apprenticeship has been created […]

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