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Financial Ombudsman Service: debt collection insight

25 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

Latest news from the Financial Ombudsman Service: 2019-02-05 Ombudsman News 147 press release debt collection FINAL 2019-02-05 Ombudsman News 147 press release quarterly stats FINAL 2019-02-05 Ombudsman News 147 press release debt collection FINAL https://financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

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Number of CCJs against consumers has fallen for first time in six years

21 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

New figures from the Registry Trust indicate that in 2018, there were 1,115,099 County Court judgments (CCJs) were registered against consumers in England and Wales, a fall of two percent on 2017. New figures from the Registry Trust indicate that in 2018, there were 1,115,099 County Court judgments (CCJs) were registered against consumers in England and Wales, […]

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Women in Credit Awards 2019 shortlist revealed

21 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

Now in its second year, the Women in Credit Awards shortlist has been revealed as Credit Strategy recognises the achievements of women across the entire credit and financial services industry. View the shortlist here.

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The end in sight for doctors’ charges for mental health debt forms

21 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

MALG is delighted with the news today that the BMA – the professional body for all UK doctors – has agreed as part of the new Five Year GP contract with NHS England that:   GPs in England will stop charging for completing the Debt and Mental Health Evidence form – paperwork that people with […]

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Taking Control campaign: 8 in 10 people back call for bailiff regulation

15 Feb 2019 | Posted In Money advice news

11 debt and mental health organisations which make up the Taking Control campaign are calling on the government to establish an independent regulator to clean up the bailiff industry and protect people from the harm that poor debt collection practices cause.   Citizens Advice’s new figures show that regulation has significant public support. National polling, […]

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