What is changing with the Debt Arrangement Scheme? From the 4th November a number of changes are being introduced to help those struggling with debts.
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.
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?
New figures show locally based, face to face money advice service remain the largest providers of debt solutions in Scotland.
Who were the top 5 providers of the Debt Arrangement Scheme, Scotland’s debt payment plan. Numbers were still 45% lower than they were 3 years earlier.
Parents Club Scotland, launched by the Scottish Government, aims to provide families with useful information on health,finances and benefits.
The Debt Arrangement Scheme is changing, with new amendments due to be introduced from the 29th October 2018.
John McGleish v Graham Cameron Tough and Maureen Leslie This case, decided by the Sheriff Appeals Court considered an obscure area of bankruptcy law, which has not seen much discussion, nor had much judicial consideration since its introduction in the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1913. The provision, now contained in section 78 (9) and (10) of […]
The Credit Services Association (CSA), a trade body that represents debt recovery and purchase organisations, has raised its concerns that new guidelines for the Standard Financial Statement (SFS) may exacerbate the position many consumers find themselves in when struggling with problem debts. The Standard Financial Statement, which the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) have recommended be […]