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September 2023

Independent Age publishes report on the impact of high household costs on older people facing financial hardship

26 Sep 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

Independent Age, the charity tackling the hidden reality of poverty in later life, has published a report on the impact of high household costs on older people facing financial hardship. The report shares the often-hidden experiences of how pensioners facing financial hardship are being impacted by increasingly high household costs, across water, energy, broadband, and […]

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Enforcement Conduct Board launches Accreditation

21 Sep 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

Enforcement Conduct Board (ECB), the independent oversight body for the debt enforcement sector in England and Wales, has launched its Accreditation Scheme. Through the scheme, the ECB will establish effective oversight of enforcement work and create accountability for those undertaking it. The first year of the accreditation scheme opened for applications in September 2023. From […]

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Citizens Advice concerned about ‘debt time bomb’ being a countdown to a household debt disaster

19 Sep 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

As the cost-of-living crisis continues to affect many UK households, Citizens Advice is increasingly concerned that many indebted consumers may be heading towards a ‘debt time bomb’. They have found that millions of people are living on empty, seeing their basic spending overtake their income each month: An estimated ‘hidden’ essential bills and government debts […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Update September 2023

14 Sep 2023 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello again to all our Members and Associates! It’s September which means it’s officially conference season and the MALG Conference 2023 is 8 WEEKS TODAY! Read on for the Outline Programme and other news. But first a quick reminder: Please ensure all your colleagues are subscribed to our mailing list here to ensure they are GDPR compliant and […]

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Christians Against Poverty publishes polling insights on the rising cost of living

11 Sep 2023 | Posted In Money advice news

UK debt help and anti-poverty charity Christians Against Poverty’s (CAP) has released its latest YouGov polling of over 2,000 UK adults revealing that the cost of living crisis is leading to a rise in people unable to cope with unexpected costs. It found that, as a result of the cost of living crisis: 28% of […]

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