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June 2020

Fairness in government debt management: Cabinet Office call for evidence

30 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The Cabinet Office has published ‘Fairness in Debt Management: a call for evidence’. It is calling for evidence on: Where and how central and local government organisation debt management practices can be improved. How central and local government organisations can most effectively manage debts stemming from fraudulent activity. It closes on 21 September 2020 and […]

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Money Advice charities call for council tax reform ahead of August debt D-Day

29 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The UK’s three largest debt charities – Citizens Advice, Money Advice Trust and Stepchange – have written to the Local Government Minister to call for urgent action on council tax. The charities are urging the government to implement simple measures that could protect millions of people from the prospect of spiralling council tax debt Following […]

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FCA announces proposals to further support consumer credit customers

19 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The FCA has today announced proposals which would provide continued support for users of certain consumer credit products, who are facing a financial impact because of the exceptional circumstances arising from coronavirus. The proposals outline the support firms would be expected to provide credit card and other revolving credit (store card and catalogue credit) and […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG National Members Meeting July 2020 and Conference update

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

Hello to all our MALG members and contacts! We have a lot to update you on so have tried to distil it down into one email. Please read on for details of our upcoming National Members Meeting, what’s happening with our Coronavirus ‘Friday Forums’, some big news about our annual conference and more!… MALG National […]

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NRLA survey on impact of Coronavirus on private sector tenants and landlords reveals no eviction crisis looming

12 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

An independent survey of 2,000 private sector tenants across England Wales conducted on behalf of the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) by Dynata has revealed that 90% have paid their rent as usual since the coronavirus crisis began. 84% of respondents surveyed between 20 and 25 May 2020 had not needed to ask their landlord […]

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