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CSA presents #heretohelp campaign

19 Sep 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

In a unique communications campaign, the Credit Services Association (CSA) is building confidence in the debt collection sector and encouraging people in financial difficulty to engage early with its debt collection company members. The Money Advice Service (now part of the Money and Pensions Service, MaPS) estimates that 8.3 million people in the UK are over-indebted, however, […]

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Money Advice Trust new #StopTheKnock research on local authority debt collection practices published

12 Sep 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

The use of bailiffs to collect debts owed to local authorities in England and Wales has risen by 7 percent in two years, driven by a surge in the use of bailiffs to collect parking debts, according to new  research by the Money Advice Trust, the charity that runs National Debtline and Business Debtline. More than 2.6 […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Conference 2019 programme announcement!

10 Sep 2019 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

We are very pleased to unveil the programme for the MALG Conference 2019 which will be all about the ‘Changing Face of Debt Advice’! It’s set to be a jam-packed day with an impressive lineup of speakers discussing and debating all the hottest current topics in debt advice and related sectors, plus some new and exclusive […]

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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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