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Government proposals on Debt Relief Orders to help more people in problem debt

18 Jan 2021 | Posted In Money advice news

Proposals have been outlined by the government to increase the financial eligibility criteria for debt relief orders (DROs), helping more people deal with financial difficulties to get a fresh start. Research shows that the demand for debt advice could increase by up to 60% by the end of 2021 and around 3 million more people […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Members Friday Forum re-launch

05 Jan 2021 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Happy New Year to all our MALG Members and contacts, We are very pleased to announce that the MALG Members Friday Forum will continue throughout 2021 as a fortnightly event thanks to our new official sponsor PRA Group. As those of you who took part in the Friday Forum during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 will know, […]

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PRA Group sponsors MALG Members Friday Forum to facilitate ‘working together to improve the lives of people in debt’ post COVID-19

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

PRA Group has become the official sponsor of not-for-profit membership organisation Money Advice Liaison Group’s (MALG) ‘Members Friday Forum’ for 2021. The MALG Members Friday Forum was launched in March 2020 to enable money advisers, creditors, regulators, policy-makers, and others from the financial services and advice sectors in the UK to continue MALG’s aim of […]

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Covid: Citizens Advice contacted by ’12 people a minute’ in 2020

30 Dec 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

New figures Citizens Advice shared exclusively with the BBC show three quarters of people seeking help with benefits or employment in 2020 had never contacted the charity before with many getting in touch for the first time in their lives after losing their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Of 481,834 people seeking advice on benefits, […]

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Bob’s Blog: Merry Christmas and a collaborative New Year from MALG!

16 Dec 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

2020 is rapidly drawing to a close and what a year it’s been! Following the success of the inaugural meeting of our brand new MALG East Anglia Group on 3 December and the MALG North East & Yorkshire meeting last week, we’ve now wrapped up all of our regional and national meetings and events for the year. All that […]

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