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April 2021

Insolvency Service publishes updated IVA protocol

29 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

The updated IVA protocol published by the Insolvency Services today will provide a framework for consumer IVAs to the industry. Find it here.

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Bob’s Blog: The latest from MALG

28 Apr 2021 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates), Money advice news

Hello to all our MALG Members and contacts, Thanks to everyone who attended the MALG National Members Meeting last week. Registered attendees should now have received the password to access materials from the session. If you haven’t received the password, please email Thanks also to those who completed the MALG Virtual Connect evaluation survey, this is very useful to us […]

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Citizens Advice publishes new ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ research

27 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

A quarter of young people making Buy Now Pay Later repayments haven’t been able to pay for food, rent or bills as a result, Citizens Advice has found. New research from Citizens Advice shows 45% of 18 to 34 year olds in the UK have used Buy Now Pay Later in the last 12 months. […]

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Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) gains Cyber Essentials accreditation

21 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), the UK not-for-profit membership organisation whose aim is ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’, has gained Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials accreditation is a self-assessed information security standard which requires organisations to have a number of technical and procedural controls in place to mitigate common internet-borne […]

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GPs to prescribe debt intervention in new approach to social prescribing

20 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Impact on Urban Health and the Centre for Responsible Credit have launched ‘Financial Shield’: a pilot scheme with a new approach to improve support for people with health and financial problems in Lambeth and Southwark, with the potential for national roll out. The clear links between physical, mental and financial health is evidenced in a […]

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