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September 2020

Bob’s Blog: MALG Virtual Summit one month to go – full programme revealed

29 Sep 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to all our MALG members and contacts. Believe it or not, the MALG Virtual Summit will be taking place one month today via Zoom! When we first decided to postpone the physical conference until March 2021 and hold a virtual event in its place, 29 October seemed a very long time away but it is […]

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Lantern sponsors Money Advice Liaison Group’s marketing communications consultancy contract

11 Sep 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Lantern, the debt purchase specialist which prides itself on a ‘human touch’, is to support not-for-profit membership organisation the Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) by funding its member and stakeholder engagement activity. The sponsorship will enable MALG to extend its long-standing contract with award winning marketing communications agency Engage Comms Ltd, which is based in […]

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First tranche of Covid debt advice funding allocated

09 Sep 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) has allocated the first tranche of an additional £37.8 million to fund extra debt advice and other money support for people affected by Covid-19. Up to £7.5 million is being allocated to three debt advice providers – Christians Against Poverty (CAP), PayPlan and StepChange – to cover lost income […]

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Bob’s Blog: Book your place at the MALG Virtual Summit and other news

08 Sep 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to all our MALG members and contacts! After months of lockdown, we now very suddenly find ourselves in September and with schools re-opening, a return to some sort of normality. There certainly seems to be an appetite for engagement with more than 80 people already signed up to Thursday’s virtual MALG National Members Meeting. If […]

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COVID-19’s Impact on Adviser Wellbeing: a spotlight analysis by Money Advice Scotland

01 Sep 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

In June 2020, Money Advice Scotland (MAS) asked advisers to participate in its Wellbeing Survey. The survey had an excellent response, and the answers will underpin MAS’ Wellbeing Index. Some of the most urgent results found were those around Coronavirus and workplace stress. A ‘spotlight analysis’ based on the findings examines the impact of the […]

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