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December 2020

Covid: Citizens Advice contacted by ’12 people a minute’ in 2020

30 Dec 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

New figures Citizens Advice shared exclusively with the BBC show three quarters of people seeking help with benefits or employment in 2020 had never contacted the charity before with many getting in touch for the first time in their lives after losing their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Of 481,834 people seeking advice on benefits, […]

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Bob’s Blog: Merry Christmas and a collaborative New Year from MALG!

16 Dec 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

2020 is rapidly drawing to a close and what a year it’s been! Following the success of the inaugural meeting of our brand new MALG East Anglia Group on 3 December and the MALG North East & Yorkshire meeting last week, we’ve now wrapped up all of our regional and national meetings and events for the year. All that […]

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Money Advice Liaison Group launches ‘Friends of MALG’ to boost ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’ in 2021

15 Dec 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates), Money advice news

Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), the not-for-profit UK membership organisation which enables those from across the financial services and advisory landscape to ‘work together to improve the lives of people in debt’, has launched ‘Friends of MALG’ to support its continued growth and sustainability in 2021 and beyond. The sponsorship provided by ‘Friends of MALG’, […]

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Money Advice Trust publishes new research on how people in debt are coping with the impact of Covid-19

03 Dec 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money Advice Trust has published a new report on how people in debt are coping with the impact of Covid-19, using stories from the debt advice frontline. The qualitative report brings highlights examples from callers to National Debtline and Business Debtline on how they are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. It aims to shed […]

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