Scotland

Welcome to AdviceUK Scotland

Independent advice agencies in Scotland were amongst our founders when we formed as the Federation of Independent Advice Centres (FIAC) in 1979.

Today we have growing membership in Scotland and a representative based in Glasgow who co-ordinates support for members.

For example, if you provide money advice or undertake financial capability work, or deliver training to disadvantaged groups have a look at the Santander Foundation website  – grants of up to £10,000 are available nationwide, with grants of up to £30,000 available in selected areas, including Greater Glasgow.

Events

We occassionally hold events especially for our Scottish members and AdvicePro customers. We also like to highlight events that our members are offering and involved in. For more information please see events table below:

DATELOCATIONEVENTCOURSE TYPE/ SUMMARY
23rd and 24th May 2019
Dunblane Hydro Money Advice Scotland Conference info@moneyadvicescotland.org.uk
Every Friday Morning 10am to 12pm35 Avenue park Street, Maryhill G20 8TSHome Start – Home Start Dad’s GroupSupport and friendship for families operate a dads group for dads with children 0-3 years and grandads, male carers/guardians are also welcome.Some activities include local adventures, museum outings and creative activities.
0141 948 0441.
22nd May 2019 Moira Anderson Foundation Open SessionOpen Session
The Moira Anderson Foundation is a National Charity dedicated to supporting people affected by childhood sexual abuse. They support adults and children and provide some services that may be of interest, including, Counselling, therapies, on-going support, befriending, training etc. to book, please email: info@moiraanderson.org
28th March 2019 Change Convention Corra Foundation Change Convention #LetsChangeThat
The Corra Foundation held a day exploring how positive change could be created in uncertain times. It created a collective space for honest, challenging discussions which contributed to further action and positive change. There were change maker workshops on the day, including Children’s Parliament, Maryhill Integration Network, Operating in a complex world with Dr Max French and Sheila McKechnie Foundation. All providing excellent hint tips, experiences and challenges within the sector. The event opened with calls to action from 3 challengers, GK Experience & PEEK, Maryhill Integration Network and Home Start Scotland, who proactively use their voice to challenge inequality and create positive change. The panel and audience were invited to reflect and respond. – www.corrascot
4th March 2019 Money Advice Scotland Information Event FCA Consultation on Overdrafts – Maggie Craig FCA Head of Department Scotland gave a great presentation and group discussion session on changes to charging for arranged/unarranged overdrafts, simplifying overdraft pricing, and identifying overdraft customers and arising awareness.
25th June 2018GlasgowGDPR – Data Protection & Confidentiality for Scottish MembersOpen Course

Consultations

There are various consultations at the moment, which may be of interest to you. Please send through any comments that’s you may have, so that we may feed into the consultations as a collective.

CLOSING DATELOCATIONCONSULTATIONSUMMARY
17th June 2019
Energy Efficiency Scotland
6th June 2019Devolved Taxes: Policy Framework
28th May 2019A Consultation on Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland
9th April 2019Job Grant Consultation
28th May 2019A Consultation on Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland

Further Reading

Scotland’s sector recession support fund

Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers

Contacts

For further information on membership please contact us. Existing members, please visit our member’s login area for information for Scottish members.

Paula Salcedas Beaton

Development Manager, Scotland
AdviceUK

Telephone: 0141 773 6213
Email: paula.beaton@adviceuk.org.uk

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