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BCCA and Consumer Finance Association merge

26 Jul 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG members BCCA and the Consumer Finance Association (CFA) have announced that they will join together to represent alternative lenders and allied services. The joint statement reads: “The short-term lending sector has changed radically over the last few years in areas such as regulation and lending culture. It is time for a change in sector […]

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Bob’s Blog: Insights from MALG’s National Members Meeting

25 Jul 2017 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

It may be the end of term for schools, colleges, and universities up and down the country but we’ve got a packed summer ahead of us at MALG finalising plans for our conference in November and continuing to engage with potential new members in wider sectors including utilities, local government, and housing. National Members Meeting […]

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Government and Ofgem set out plan to upgrade energy system as part of UK’s Industrial Strategy

24 Jul 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

A plan to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, as part of the Industrial Strategy, was set out by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark today (24 July 2017). The innovative plan will transform how homes and businesses store and use energy. It will deliver a […]

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Money Advice Trust publishes behaviour change toolkit for the money advice sector

21 Jul 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG member the Money Advice Trust has partnered with social enterprise Behaviour Change to publish ‘Nudging Tools for Money Advisers: a behaviour change toolkit for the money advice sector’ as part of their Innovation Grants Programme. The toolkit provides team leaders, advisers and managers in the money advice sector with six practical ideas inspired by behavioural […]

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Money and Mental Health Policy Institute publishes ‘Fintech for Good’ report

20 Jul 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG’s Executive Officer Bob Winnington attended the launch of Money and Mental Health Policy Institute’s ‘Fintech for Good’ report at Monzo Bank on 18 July 2017. The report looks at how financial technology can support people experiencing mental health problems, who are three times as likely to be in financial difficulty. Fintech – new tools, settings […]

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