Entries by Steve Johnson

Important Shelter Debt Advice Update!

Shelter’s new service offers free professional guidance to anyone providing free advice in England and Wales. Shelter’s Debt advice experts are on hand to support with challenging cases, or even just to offer a second opinion. Shelter’s Specialist Debt Advice Service • Phone: 03300 580404 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) • Online enquiry: www.shelter.org.uk/debtadviceservice (weekday response within 24h) To find out more about the…

AdviceUK Annual Conference 2017 book now for October!

‘Back to the Future?’ Maple House, Birmingham, 12 October 2017 Following last year’s successful event, AdviceUK is pleased to announce that bookings are now open for this year’s AdviceUK Conference, set for Thursday 12 October 2017. For more information visit our events page AdviceUK Annual Conference 2017, contact our membership team at membership@adviceuk.org.uk or call 0300 777 0107 and ask to…

London Councils case study – Quarter 16 Case Study – investing in quality of advice in Brent and supporting the development of new advice services in the borough

As the London Councils-funded Stronger Organisations Benefiting London(ers) (SOBeL) project finishes, we are making sure that the positive impact of funding continues beyond the formal end of the programme. In Brent, contact with a single community organisation in January and February 2017 enabled us to support a further seven community organisations who are part of Brent Community Advice Network.

Training courses to look out for!

AdviceUK is proud to announce the following courses we having coming up in this year. Each course tailored to assist you in your role, providing you with practical key skills to be a more confident and effective adviser. Customer Service in the Third Sector Empathy and Burnout in the Not for Profit Sector Universal Credit For more information and to book your space email us on…

Lord Glassman announced as keynote speaker for AdviceUK Conference

Maurice Glasman, Labour life peer in the House of Lords, senior lecturer in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University and long-time community organiser with London Citizens, has been announced as keynote speaker at this year’s AdviceUK Annual Conference, which is being held in Birmingham on Thursday 12 October. Best known as the founder of Blue Labour, Lord Glasman has argued that Labour should embrace a return to community values…

AdviceUK Annual Conference 2017 – Bookings Open

Following last year’s successful event, AdviceUK is pleased to announce that bookings are now open for this year’s AdviceUK Conference. The Programme AdviceUK has put together a conference programme with content designed to be inspiring, informative and relevant to advice centre managers, supervisors and advisers. Hosted at Maple House, the award-winning conference, training and meeting venue located in the heart of Birmingham City…

IMA Money Advice Awards 2017

AdviceUK Members Sweep the Board at IMA Money Advice Awards AdviceUK members win awards across all categories at the IMA Money Advice Awards showing how they are improving the lives for people in debt AdviceUK is proud to announce that their members have been recognised for their work; winning awards for Money Adviser of the Year, Debt Team of the Year and being part of the team that won awards for Best Partnerships at the IMA Money…