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January 2022

Trustfolio acquires TIPTrust and Asperitas to create ‘debt-tech’ collective

27 Jan 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

A collective of industry experts from across the consumer credit, debt advice, collections, insolvency, and fintech sectors have joined together to launch ‘debt-tech’ firm Trustfolio Ltd, which has acquired TIPTrust and Asperitas Technologies. Trustfolio’s mission is to enable better debt solutions and advice through powerful, bespoke technology that makes the process more efficient, cost-effective, and […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Virtual Connect 2022 and other news

19 Jan 2022 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Happy New Year from MALG! 2022 brings with it yet more challenges for our members and the people they serve and, as always, we’ll be here to support you… MALG Virtual Connect returns for 2022 – save the date! Following the success of the first ever MALG Virtual Connect in March 2021, we’ve decided to […]

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JRF report shows millions of families in deep or persistent poverty as rising energy bills set to have ‘devastating’ impact on them

18 Jan 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

New analysis from Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) shows that millions of families are in deep or persistent poverty and are the most harshly impacted by the energy price cap rise. The ‘UK Poverty 2022: The essential guide to understanding poverty in the UK’ report, published today, calls for urgent action to ease pain of cost-of-living […]

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Rise in CCJs issued against consumers in England & Wales prompts call to action to protect financially vulnerable households in 2022

17 Jan 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

The number of County Court Judgments (CCJs) issued against consumers in England and Wales in 2021 rose by more than one third compared to 2020, according to figures released today (17 January 2022) by Registry Trust; the not-for-profit organisation which maintains the Register of Judgments, Orders and Fines. CCJs are issued to consumers in England […]

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MALG CEO interviewed about ‘uncertain times’ on money and wellbeing podcast

12 Jan 2022 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates), Money advice news

Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) CEO Bob Winnington was interviewed for the ‘Wisdom Chat: All things money & wellbeing’ podcast hosted by Aurum Gold Ltd. In the episode entitled ‘the challenges of uncertain times’ Bob talks about not-for-profit membership organisation MALG’s aim of ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’ and how […]

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