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January 2023

Joseph Rowntree Foundation publishes essential guide to understanding poverty in the UK in 2023

30 Jan 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2023 report sets out recent trends in poverty across the UK, how levels of poverty differ between groups of people and regions, and the impact it has on people’s lives.The latest official poverty data used in this report was collected between April 2020 and March 2021 (the first year of […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG update January 2023

12 Jan 2023 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates), Money advice news

Happy New Year from Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG)! With ‘Blue Monday’ fast approaching and the cost of living crisis still deepening we know that for many, 2023 may not be very happy, which is why we must continue ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’. We hope you’ll join us at […]

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Centre for Social Justice seeking adviser input into study into illegal lending and debt advice

11 Jan 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

The Centre for Social Justice is conducting a study into illegal lending and debt advice alongside a board comprised of the Money and Pensions Service, and debt advice agencies across the UK. The study is seeking to survey advisers to build insight and inform new guidance to support them. Debt advisers are encouraged to complete […]

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TV Licensing helping customers protect themselves against scams

04 Jan 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

According to Government figures for 2022, fraud is the most experienced crime in the UK, accounting for around 40% of all crimes. As the cost-of-living crisis puts pressure on people’s finances, it is more important than ever that people know how to spot potential fraudsters to minimise the risk of becoming a victim. TV Licensing […]

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