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Bob’s Blog: MALG National Members Meeting July 2020 and Conference update

17 Jun 2020 | Posted In Bob's Blog (MALG updates)

Hello to all our MALG members and contacts! We have a lot to update you on so have tried to distil it down into one email. Please read on for details of our upcoming National Members Meeting, what’s happening with our Coronavirus ‘Friday Forums’, some big news about our annual conference and more!… MALG National […]

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NRLA survey on impact of Coronavirus on private sector tenants and landlords reveals no eviction crisis looming

12 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

An independent survey of 2,000 private sector tenants across England Wales conducted on behalf of the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) by Dynata has revealed that 90% have paid their rent as usual since the coronavirus crisis began. 84% of respondents surveyed between 20 and 25 May 2020 had not needed to ask their landlord […]

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StepChange publishes Coronavirus and personal debt financial recovery strategy for households

11 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

StepChange Debt Charity has published a new report ‘Coronavirus and personal debt: a financial recovery strategy for households’. The briefing draws on national polling to understand how household finances have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak: Since the start of the crisis in March 2020, some 14 million people have experienced a negative effect on […]

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Money and Pensions Service secures extra £38 million for debt support in England in the wake of Coronavirus

09 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

An additional £37.8 million to fund the provision of debt advice and other support for people suffering money difficulties in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak has been secured by the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS). Early analysis by MaPS predicts the number of people needing help with debt will climb for at least the […]

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Experian survey: Six in ten Brits have increased their financial awareness during lockdown

05 Jun 2020 | Posted In Money advice news

Six in ten (61%) Brits have become more aware of their finances since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, rising to 71% among those on furlough, according to new research released today from Experian. Over a third (35%) of Brits say their financial knowledge has improved during lockdown, with 30% actively researching financial advice or […]

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