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Can you help secure #bailiffreform?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

This month sees the launch of Taking Control, a new campaign for fundamental bailiff reform from seven charities, including AdviceUK, Money Advice Trust, StepChange Debt Charity, The Children’s Society and Z2K. The seven charities have collaborated on a new report that makes seven recommendations for reform aimed at protecting clients from unfair treatment, including independent regulation of bailiffs, a single complaints mechanism and a...

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AdvicePro Hits the Ground Running with the SFS

Friday, March 10, 2017

The Standard Financial Statement (SFS) was launched on 1 March 2017 and is already available on AdvicePro. The aim of the SFS is to bring greater consistency to the way organisations assess people’s finances when they are in debt – and for the first time helping them to save whilst paying off their debt! AdvicePro were ready and over 100 subscribers signed up to the SFS through AdvicePro on the day of launch. Money Advice Service...

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AdviceUK welcomes Fair for You as its first Associate organisation

Monday, August 15, 2016

AdviceUK welcomes Fair for You as its first Associate organisation. AdviceUK is pleased to announce the extension of its categories of affiliation and welcomes Fair for You as the first AdviceUK Associate organisation. AdviceUK has taken the decision to offer new categories of affiliation to selected non-advice providing organisations and will be launching these new categories in phases throughout 2016 and 2017. The first two of these...

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Mind’s Life Support Campaign

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Please help us save ‘life support’ services by making noise on social media today! We’re asking people to shout out about the ‘life support’ services they provide on social media channels. This campaign page explains the main ways you can get involved. We want organisations like yours to tell your networks of local community-based ‘life supporter’ organisations about the campaign, and encourage them to celebrate the vital services...

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AdviceUK Re-Launches UK Advice Finder

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

AdviceUK have re-launched UK Advice Finder – The UK’s only national directory of advice giving organisations. AdviceUK acquired the Advice Finder database from HomelessLink in May 2015 to add a valuable service to those already provided by AdviceUK. To ensure the strength of the service, AdviceUK have invested in a full data cleanse and update of organisation and contact information. The UK Advice Finder database includes data on advice...

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Update on the Standard Financial Statement

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Standard Financial Statement (SFS) is an income and expenditure statement with a single set of spending guidelines. It is intended to replace the Common Financial Statement (CFS) and other financial statement formats, including the one used by StepChange Debt Charity. The SFS will also introduce a savings element, which is designed to build financial resilience. Led by the Money Advice Service, the SFS initiative is backed by, and being...

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