As Minister, Jamie Hepburn, prepares to give evidence to the Economy Committee on the Debt Arrangement Scheme, I look at what lines questioning may follow.
Scottish Government Minister, Jamie Hepburn, has been called upon by the Economy Committee of the Scottish Parliament to reconsider new debt laws.
Why Free Debt Advice In Scotland needs to be properly funded and lenders are not paying enough and must pay their fair share.
The Accountant in Bankruptcy’s new Debt Arrangement Scheme Regulations a further example of poor legislation by an agency serving only it’s own interests.
Is the Accountant in Bankruptcy’s plans for a new Debt Arrangement Scheme a game changer? Or are we just divvying up the cake, with the consumer an after thought?
On the 19th April the Scot Gov’s consultation into Trust Deeds closed. For many the process will have felt like being trapped in a spinning hamster wheel.
New figures show locally based, face to face money advice service remain the largest providers of debt solutions in Scotland.
As Scottish Government, Jamie Hepburn, announces he will now suspend plans to introduce the Standard Financial Statement into Scotland, questions need to be asked whether he is being provided with accurate information about the policy?
The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work’s Committee have now released their Report into the Scottish Government’s draft Common Financial Tool Regulations. The recommendations of the Committee are that the Scottish Government should not re-lay the Regulations until there has been: A full review of the use of the Common Financial Tool, including Engagement […]
Can the Accountant in Bankruptcy cash in a life insurance policy where the deceased was previously in a bankruptcy or protected trust deed?