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Centre for Policy Studies publishes report on how to help struggling homeowners through the pandemic

05 Oct 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

Think tank the Centre for Policy Studies has published a new report entitled ‘From SMI to Mortgage Support: How to help struggling homeowners through the pandemic’. The paper argues there is a short-term need to improve the Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) scheme to support homeowners through the crisis – as happened in the wake […]

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CIVEA reports success after one month of enforcement visits

02 Oct 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The resumption of enforcement visits to collect overdue, pre-coronavirus debt to local authorities has been handled successfully one month on, according to evidence from CIVEA, the principal trade association representing over 95% of civil enforcement agencies in England and Wales. The vast majority of visits in the past month have been to enforce fines, traffic […]

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Bob’s Blog: MALG Virtual Summit one month to go – full programme revealed

29 Sep 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to all our MALG members and contacts. Believe it or not, the MALG Virtual Summit will be taking place one month today via Zoom! When we first decided to postpone the physical conference until March 2021 and hold a virtual event in its place, 29 October seemed a very long time away but it is […]

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Lantern sponsors Money Advice Liaison Group’s marketing communications consultancy contract

11 Sep 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Lantern, the debt purchase specialist which prides itself on a ‘human touch’, is to support not-for-profit membership organisation the Money Advice Liaison Group (MALG) by funding its member and stakeholder engagement activity. The sponsorship will enable MALG to extend its long-standing contract with award winning marketing communications agency Engage Comms Ltd, which is based in […]

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First tranche of Covid debt advice funding allocated

09 Sep 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) has allocated the first tranche of an additional £37.8 million to fund extra debt advice and other money support for people affected by Covid-19. Up to £7.5 million is being allocated to three debt advice providers – Christians Against Poverty (CAP), PayPlan and StepChange – to cover lost income […]

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