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April 2024

Policy in Practice publishes ‘Missing Out’ Report 2024: £23 billion of support is unclaimed each year

18 Apr 2024 | Posted In Money advice news

Policy in Practice’s latest report entitled ‘Missing out 2024′ estimates that the total amount of unclaimed income related benefits and social tariffs is now £22.7 billion a year. The report’s key points are: Over eight million people could be missing out on an average of £2,700 per year in rights based benefits. This is an […]

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New Financial Inclusion Report highlights uneven recovery from cost of living crisis

17 Apr 2024 | Posted In Money advice news

Open-data lender Plend’s Financial Inclusion Report 2024, entitled ‘A divided nation’, is one of the largest explorations into financial inclusion in the UK. The report, contributed to by Nationwide Building Society, StepChange Debt Charity, ClearScore, University of Bristol, Fair By Design, Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Big Society Capital, highlights an uneven recovery from the […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Update April 2024

12 Apr 2024 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to all our Members and Associates! As we start hurtling towards the middle of the year we’ve got plenty to update you on. In this issue: MALG Member Engagement Survey launches for 2024 – complete it now! MALG National Members Meeting, London Transport Museum, 15 May 2024 MALG Conference 2024 update MALG Members Friday Forum […]

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AdviceUK AdvicePro users offered three months free instant access to client credit reports

03 Apr 2024 | Posted In Money advice news

AdviceUK, the UK’s largest network of advice-giving organisations, is offering its members using AdvicePro in England a free three month trial of instant access to client credit reports from 1 April 2024. This service, provided by ‘debt-tech’ collective Trustfolio, enables advisers to enhance the quality and speed of service they offer clients, saving time and […]

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FCA warns firms and finfluencers to keep their social media ads lawful

02 Apr 2024 | Posted In Money advice news

The FCA has set out how adverts across social media channels must be fair, clear and not misleading, meaning they must have balance and carry the right risk warnings so people can make well informed financial decisions. Social media has become a central part of firms’ marketing strategies. Firms are on the hook for all […]

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