14 July, 2010
14 July, 2010
Opportunity to cut unnecessary regulatory burdens and improve safeguards on consumer credit products, says Consumer Affairs Minister.
Establishing partnership with trusted supplier will give clients the option of choosing a carefully assessed service provider.
13 July, 2010
Report by Citizens Advice highlights decision to limit account availability is demoralising, impractical and makes controlling finances extremely difficult.
12 July, 2010
Figures highlight number of personal insolvencies, bankruptcies, debt relief orders and individual voluntary arrangements by area.
Government announces agreement with three major credit reference agencies, including free access for financially vulnerable and victims of fraud.
9 July, 2010
8 July, 2010
Association of Business Recovery Professionals publish new 'bankruptcy map'.
7 July, 2010
Credit Action releases new debt statistics which also highlight £9.6bn of personal debt has been written off in the last twelve months.
6 July, 2010
New regulations issued that provide for the coming into force of the Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010 from October 2010.
Advice is a vital lifeline and can save government from the expenses of repossession, such as judicial and re-housing costs, says Shelter.
29 June, 2010
New Joseph Rowntree Foundation report on credit and debt in low-income families.
28 June, 2010
Scope also for regulating 'excessive and unclear' administrative charges, says Citizens Advice
New regulations following Budget announcement that accounts will not now be introduced in July 2010.
25 June, 2010
In addition, those entering sale and rent back agreements to be better shielded from firms using aggressive or unfair methods.
24 June, 2010
Money Advice Trust publishes response to Insolvency Service consultation.
Shelter responds to announcements in government's emergency budget.
23 June, 2010
Government uses emergency Budget (paragraph 1.116) to announce that planned launch in July 2010 will not now go ahead, on 'affordability' grounds.
Budget announcement (paragraph 1.114) that initiative to be introduced in spring 2011 as part of the national financial advice service.
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