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Research from Institute for Fiscal Studies: Problem debt and low-income households

16 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

Research has been carried out by Institute for Fiscal Studies, funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Economic and Social Research Council into the debt holdings of households in Great Britain, which have been a subject of attention and concern amongst policymakers and the general public. In particular, the heightened awareness of unsecured household debt or ‘consumer […]

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Civil Enforcement Association appoints its first Chief Executive Officer

16 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

The Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA) has appointed Russell Hamblin-Boone to a new position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Hamblin-Boone will give a new voice and direction to CIVEA and its members at a time when the industry is facing a review of regulations and needs strong representation in policy debates. Mr Hamblin-Boone was previously chief […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG National Members Meeting, welcome to new members, and other 2018 events

16 Jan 2018 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

I’d like to start by wishing everyone a very Happy New Year! I hope that you all enjoyed the festivities and feel refreshed and rejuvenated for a successful 2018. The first thing on the agenda for MALG this year is the first National Members Meeting which will be held at Bond Dickinson’s offices in London […]

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Debt Solutions in the UK: Recommendations for Change

15 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

This report from the Money Advice Service sets out final recommendations resulting from an in-depth review into the effectiveness of debt solutions in the UK. The review incorporated a comprehensive study of the available literature and primary qualitative research with individuals who have used the solutions. It also included sector-wide engagement through expert workshops, interviews, […]

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Call to make New Year’s Resolutions for next year’s Christmas spending

04 Jan 2018 | Posted In Money advice news

An estimated 7.9 million people are expecting to fall behind with their finances this January as a result of Christmas costs, according to new research published by National Debtline, run by charity the Money Advice Trust. The free debt advice charity has joined with the Association of British Credit Unions (ABCUL) to issue a call […]

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