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AdviceUK has responded to the Government’s consultation on a proposed Statutory Debt Repayment Plan. We think that the proposal will benefit very few people and raises a number of concerns. In our view, the Government should wait for the outcome of the call for evidence on personal insolvency and in the meantime focus on measures […]

For the first time ever, we have published an Annual Impact Report, describing the work undertaken by our Influencing and Engagement team in 2021/22. The report includes: – Examples of how our work has helped to improve people’s lives Examples of how we have helped to improve our members’ ability to support the people who […]

AdviceUK calls on MaPS to PRESS RESET

Today AdviceUK has called on the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) to engage in a full and meaningful consultation on the future of debt advice with debt advice providers, frontline debt advisers, debt advice membership organisations and wider stakeholders.

A collective of industry experts from across the consumer credit, debt advice, collections, insolvency, and fintech sectors, backed by AdviceUK, have joined together to launch ‘debt-tech’ firm Trustfolio Ltd, which has acquired TIPTrust and Asperitas Technologies.

Using a Whole Person, Whole Community Approach, Talking Money, St Pauls Advice Centre and AdviceUK are working with communities in Bristol to deal with money worries in ways that suit the complexity of people’s lives: through the learning that is happening locally, AdviceUK is also developing resources, networks and initiatives that will introduce the approach to others across the UK.

AdviceUKPressPause

Last month, AdviceUK launched our PRESS PAUSE campaign, calling on the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) to pause its procurement process for debt advice in England. We are pleased to report that…

John Ward

John was a revered figure in the field of consumer rights, an inspiration and great friend to AdviceUK (the Federation of Independent Advice Centres as it then was) and to the entire UK advice sector. He was a main speaker at our 25th anniversary event in 2004 and is fondly remembered by those of us who had the privilege of working with him.