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November 2017

Blog: Why PayPlan and IMA are launching the campaign to end imprisonment for Council Tax debt

19 Nov 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

Free debt advice provider PayPlan and the professional body for debt advisers, the Institute of Money Advisers (IMA), will be launching its campaign to end the imprisonment of people for the non-payment of council tax bills in England and Wales at the MALG Conference 2017. Here, Alistair Chisholm, Head of Advice Sector Policy and Partnerships at PayPlan, […]

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Bob’s Blog: Don’t miss out on MALG Conference 2017

14 Nov 2017 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

We are now less than two weeks away from the MALG Conference 2017. If you’ve not yet signed up for the MALG Conference 2017 you’re set to miss out on one of the most innovative and enlightening events of the year. Because we have no regulatory, commercial, or political agenda, MALG is the only organisation […]

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Money Advice Trust report finds councils passed 2.3m debts to bailiffs in 2016/17 – a 14% jump in two years

14 Nov 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

The use of bailiffs to collect debts owed to local authorities in England and Wales has jumped by 14 percent in two years, according to new report Stop The Knock 2017 by the Money Advice Trust, the charity that runs National Debtline. The report will be showcased at the MALG Conference on 27 November.   More […]

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Blog: Financial Capability Week 2017 – Why the Money Advice Service is encouraging us to ‘Talk Money’

13 Nov 2017 | Posted In Thought leadership

David Haigh is the Money Advice Service’s Director of Financial Capability, responsible for developing a strategy to harness collective impact and drive improvements in the way people manage their money. At the MALG Conference on 27 November 2017, David will sit on the ‘Fincap Future’ panel, which will consider how to overcome the big challenges […]

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Equifax cyber-attack: consumer fact sheet

08 Nov 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

On 7 September 2017, Equifax Inc in the US, announced that it had been the victim of a criminal cyber-attack and that some historical UK data had been affected. This fact sheet is designed to answer questions that UK consumers may have about the incident and how it could impact them. Who is Equifax and […]

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