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Our Partners

ACM Solutions

Advanced Case Management Solutions Ltd provides software development services and technical support to a growing number of UK national and regional organisations.
They specialise in the development and delivery of secure online applications that assist in delivering improved services, as well as developing AdvicePro in partnership with us.

acm-solutions.co.uk

Croner

AdviceUK partners with Croner to provide a range of services for members. Croner provide support on a range of matters including Employment Law, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Tax, VAT, PAYE, NIC and payroll and Commercial Legal matters – covering over 60 topics including commercial contracts, insolvency, data protection and property law. Croner has a long history operating in the compliance market.

croner.co.uk

Wiseradviser

Wiseradviser offers a wide range of training courses, from flexible e-learning that you can complete at your own pace, to face-to-face classroom courses which provide engaging teaching from leading experts. Wiseradviser training and support is delivered by the Money Advice Trust, a charity formed in 1991 to help people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence.

wiseradviser.org

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Affiliates

AdviceNI

Advice NI is our sibling organisation in Northern Ireland for advice providers offering free, independent, advice on issues such as benefits, housing, employment, disability, community care and consumer issues. Advice NI also delivers a range of advice services to the public including Debt and Money, Tax and Benefits, and Business Debt. They work with older people supporting them to access their rights and entitlements online and campaign on issues to improve the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

adviceni.net

National Homelessness Advice Service (NHAS)

NHAS provides FREE second-tier services to voluntary agencies that give housing and homelessness advice. It aims to prevent homelessness and improve housing by giving expert advice, training, and support to frontline advisers. It works with local councils, independent advice agencies, and Citizens Advice Bureau throughout England. Through us, eligible members can benefit from Fast Track application. Its free membership includes:

  • Consultancy
    A free telephone consultancy service for housing advisers to call with any query relating to homelessness or housing.
  • Housing Debt casework
    Second-tier support and a referral service where required for mortgage debt cases, welfare benefit cases (where the welfare benefit issue impacts on housing affordability), and some rent arrears cases.
  • Training
    Free expert training on a range of housing and homelessness topics.
  • Information resources
    Regular email bulletins and housing and homelessness law and policy updates.

Applying to become a member of NHAS
Eligible members can apply to become a member of NHAS using a fast-track application process. For more information please contact the Partnership Manager at: Anne_Limbert@shelter.org.uk

nhas.org.uk

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Associate Services

Vulnerability Registration Service

The Vulnerability Registration Service (VRS) is a not-for-profit organisation providing a central, independent register of vulnerable people – helping companies to identify vulnerability and keep people safe.

It is free to use, entirely voluntary, and users can remove themselves from it whenever their circumstances have sufficiently improved.

By giving vulnerable consumers a single place to register their status, the VRS helps them avoid having to repeat the same difficult conversations every time they engage with organisations like lenders and creditors.

vulnerabilityregistrationservice.co.uk

Rightly

The mission at Rightly is to make data fairer, for everyone. Rightly does this by making it easy for consumers to use their data rights, and for companies to reply securely in line with their GDPR obligations.

In just a few clicks, you can send requests to ask for your data back, say it should be deleted and even:

  • Get your credit files for free
  • Delete your data from gambling websites, supermarkets and social media
  • Get evidence for tribunals, appeals and more

rightly.co.uk

ONRECORD

Many people are now experiencing new financial and other problems arising from the Coronavirus lockdown. It is VITAL to keep a good record of events – whether you tackle the problem yourself or need help later from an advice centre or lawyer or need to go to court. ONRECORD is the recommended way of keeping a record and gathering evidence.

myonrecord.com

Fair for you

Fair for You Ltd is a registered charity whose objective is to alleviate poverty through better credit solutions for lower income family households and to influence how we lend as a society to lower-income families.

It wholly owns its own FCA-licensed credit provider, Fair for You CIC, which is a niche lender, and which enables those with limited access to credit to be able to purchase items for the home and their families through provision of effective and supportive finance solutions that are designed around the customer.

www.fairforyou.co.uk

Council of Somali Organisations

CSO is a national second tier organisation set up for the Somali Voluntary and Community Sectors to assist as an umbrella organisation. It aims to provide a collective voice for the Somali Community in the UK in areas of Health & Wellbeing, Criminal Justice, Education, Poverty Reduction and Economic empowerment. They have over 200 members across the UK, including 40 Somali led Mosques.

councilofsomaliorgs.com

Turn2us

Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through our partner organisations.

Anyone can be a missed pay-cheque, illness or bereavement away from a real financial crisis. Turn2us can helps to find the support needed to get back on track.

Their Benefits Calculator takes less than 10 minutes to complete and it will show which means-tested benefits people may be entitled to, including tax credits. The Grants Search can help look for funds that might be able to issue a grant or other types of help. Turn2us also award their own grants from the Turn2us Elizabeth Finn Fund, the Turn2us Response Fund, and the Turn2us Edinburgh Trust.

turn2us.org.uk

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. They provide specialist help to support people to cope and recover to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.

victimsupport.org.uk

Money Advice Scotland

Money Advice Scotland is Scotland’s money charity. They exist to help people in debt, support money advisers, and influence policy. Their mission is to be the driving force towards financial wellbeing for the people of Scotland. Priorities for the next few years are outlined in the Money Advice Skills plan.

moneyadvicescotland.org.uk

 

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 Latest News 

In advance of this autumn’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), AdviceUK has made representations to HM Treasury on what we see as the key issues affecting our members and the people they support.

In Bristol, the Aviva Foundation is already supporting Talking Money, St Pauls Advice Centre and AdviceUK to test out how a Whole Person, Whole Community Approach can contribute to building financially-resilient communities.

AdviceUK works with funders involved in the Community Justice Fund to ensure that a large segment of specialist legal advice continues to be funded, in addition to the support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AdviceUK has produced a report containing information about clients and cases for the 12 months ending 31 March 2021. The report shows the impact that COVID-19 had on advice service delivery.