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March 2020

Bob’s Blog: Important update on upcoming MALG meetings and events

17 Mar 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Firstly I hope all of you are well, managing to cope with the changes to our working and personal lives, and staying safe. Following the Government announcements yesterday regarding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we thought it was important to update you all on plans for upcoming meetings and events. As you may have already […]

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Money Advice Scotland publishes ‘Capturing Experience of Debt Advice’ research

09 Mar 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

In December 2019, the Scottish Government published its new Debt Advice Routemap, including a commitment to a user-centred debt advice system. As one of the first steps towards developing the evidence base to realise that aim and ensuring that client experience shapes future decision-making, Money Advice Scotland has now published a research report ‘Capturing Experience […]

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Christian’s Against Poverty publishes ‘A Dark Place’ report on unaffordable energy costs for low income households

03 Mar 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The majority of low income households cannot afford the cost of the energy they need to live safe, warm and well, according to a new report from Christians Against Poverty (CAP) called ‘A Dark Place’. More than half (55%) of CAP clients have rationed their energy at least occasionally in the last two years, with […]

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