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Debt advice sector develops apprenticeship qualification

22 Aug 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The debt advice sector has developed a first of its kind apprenticeship qualification. The qualification Standard and End Point Assessment have now been submitted to the approval board of the Institute of Apprenticeships. It is expected that the apprenticeship will launch within the next six months. The apprenticeship is a cross-sector qualification developed in collaboration […]

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Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) seeking partners to fund new Data Protection and Vulnerability Guidance

13 Aug 2019 | Posted In Thought leadership

John Fairhurst and Robert Skinner, Board Directors of the Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), have been leading on the development of our strategy for Data Protection and Vulnerability with specific reference to the reforms to the Debt & Mental Health Evidence Forms (originally developed by MALG and now hosted on the MALG website) and are […]

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MALG Conference 2019 theme revealed

30 Jul 2019 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

The theme of this year’s Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) Conference will look at ‘the changing face of debt advice’ in the UK’s current turbulent political, economic and social environment. Keynote speakers, report launches, panel sessions, workshops and a ‘big debate’ will address the key challenges faced by debt advisers now and in the future, […]

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FCA launches consultation guiding firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers

23 Jul 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a consultation on proposed guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers. The guidance sets out the FCA’s view of what the FCA Principles require of firms to ensure that vulnerable consumers are consistently treated fairly across financial services sectors. The FCA wants to see doing […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG AGM new Board announcement and Conference 2019 sponsors/exhibitors

12 Jul 2019 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Thank you to all of those who voted by proxy and attended/voted in person for new MALG Board appointments at our AGM last week. We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Wallwork, chief executive of the Credit Services Association and Paul Smee, chair of the Peer to Peer Finance Association, and the re-appointment […]

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