Advanced Insolvency Negotiations Skill
A one day course for senior money advice case workers, that focuses on advanced negotiation skill for consumers in Protected Trust Deeds and Sequestrations.
DEBT ARRANGEMENT SCHEME
An overview of the Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme for advisers working in the private sector.
Advanced Personal Insolvency
A course for money advisers who already have a good basic understanding of personal insolvency law in Scotland.
If you are facing bankruptcy or possibly considering it, first Visit our section on bankruptcy in Scotland and find out if avoiding it is possible.
I am also an authorised Personal Insolvency Practitioner in Ireland.
Scottish Adviser BLOG
A new report (see here) produced by myself shows that the Scottish Government's flagship personal debt remedy, the Debt Arrangement Scheme, is in trouble, with the numbers accessing it having fallen by over 50% in the last two years.
Paul Wheelhouse, the Scottish Government Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy has written to the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee to state he will revoke the Bankruptcy Fees (Scotland) Regulations 2017.
The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee took oral evidence on the Bankruptcy Fees (Scotland) Regualtions 2017 on Tuesday the 21st March 2017.
Home owners and creditors in Scottish bankruptcies from the 3rd of April 2017, will pay substantially more when a home is sold by the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) in a sequestration.