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Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) gains Cyber Essentials accreditation

21 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG), the UK not-for-profit membership organisation whose aim is ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’, has gained Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials accreditation is a self-assessed information security standard which requires organisations to have a number of technical and procedural controls in place to mitigate common internet-borne […]

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GPs to prescribe debt intervention in new approach to social prescribing

20 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Impact on Urban Health and the Centre for Responsible Credit have launched ‘Financial Shield’: a pilot scheme with a new approach to improve support for people with health and financial problems in Lambeth and Southwark, with the potential for national roll out. The clear links between physical, mental and financial health is evidenced in a […]

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Experian adding credit unions to loan comparison services

12 Apr 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

People looking for loans could soon find it easier to access credit unions and other community lenders, as Experian adds them into its comparison services. With many households having had to raid their savings during the coronavirus pandemic, the initiative aims to help bring affordable credit from ethical and non-profit institutions to a wider audience […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG National Members Meeting April 2021 and other news

31 Mar 2021 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates), Money advice news

Hello to all our MALG Members and contacts, Thank you to everyone who took part in our first ever MALG Virtual Connect event last week, which was a huge success! Registered delegates should now have received an email with exclusive access to delegate resources including approved speaker presentation slides. We’ve also circulated a very brief evaluation survey but if […]

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Clare Moriarty appointed Citizens Advice Chief Executive

30 Mar 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Dame Clare Moriarty has been appointed Chief Executive of Citizens Advice for England and Wales. She will start on 26 April, taking the reins at a crucial time for the charity as it continues to support millions of people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. A champion of diversity and inclusion, Clare was Permanent Secretary of […]

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