A one day seminar for money advisers and legal practitioners who advise debtors on personal insolvency in Scotland.
The UK debt charity Stepchange has called for the Scottish Government to reform and extend the Scheme to make it more available to hard pressed Scottish families.
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.