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July 2022

Debt charities call on Ofgem to “ramp up” protection for people with energy debt

29 Jul 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

The UK’s three largest debt charities have called on the energy regulator Ofgem to urgently increase protections for people with energy arrears, as rising costs continue to impact households. Citizens Advice, the Money Advice Trust and StepChange Debt Charity are warning that with a further substantial rise in the energy price cap coming in October, […]

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StepChange reports positive client outcomes during first year of Breathing Space

21 Jul 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

People who accessed Breathing Space through StepChange in its first year of operation were more likely to complete advice, enter a debt solution, and achieve more positive wellbeing outcomes than other clients, says a new evaluation. Clients taking advantage of Breathing Space in its first year have experienced markedly improved outcomes compared to those who […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Summer 2022 update

20 Jul 2022 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to MALG Members and subscribers across the UK! Take a break from the heat to catch up with everything that’s been going on and is coming up in the world of ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’… MALG Conference 2022 – theme, keynote speaker and sponsors/exhibitors revealed! The MALG Conference […]

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Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) celebrates 35th anniversary with launch of Ambassador programme

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

Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), the not-for-profit membership organisation with the aim of ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’, celebrated its 35th anniversary at a National Members Meeting in London on 14 July 2022 with the launch of a new Ambassador programme. MALG CEO Bob Winnington took attendees through MALG’s history […]

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Registry Trust calls for stakeholders to back new Register of Partial Settlements

12 Jul 2022 | Posted In Money advice news

Registry Trust, the not-for-profit organisation which maintains the Register of Judgments, Orders and Fines, is calling on stakeholders from across the credit and debt landscape to support its project to create a Register of Partial Settlements. Registry Trust’s monetary judgments data is used for public good in millions of credit and lending decisions every year […]

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