Glasgow Advice Agencies facing closure and cuts of up to 36% last week, have secured a last minute £4 million temporary deal.
The UK Government has laid the draft Regulations for its much-awaited Breathing Space Scheme for people struggling with problem debt in England and Wales. The new Debt Respite Scheme is outlined in Regulations made under the Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018, and essentially contains two, new short-term, statutory solutions for people in debt. The […]
The effects of the Covid 19 on peple’s personal finances is still unknown, but it is likely it will be severe. We need think radically to deal with it.
As the Covid 19 Crisis deepens, how will the money advice sector across Scotland cope with the inevitable financial fallout.
Bank Arrestments are forcing 1,000s of Scots into severe financial hardship. Simple changes by the Scottish Government can change this.
Advice Scotland will shortly be partnering up with The Carrington Dean Group Ltd to offer telephone advice to any visitors who want personalised advice on their situation. Carrington Group are one of the Scotland’s largest providers of formal debt solutions and are also the largest payment distributor for the Debt Arrangement Scheme. They are regulated […]
Scottish MSP, Colin Beattie, explains gives a case study of why he believes a Trust Deeds fee were banditry, but were they?
Ross Grier, the Scottish Green MSP has called on the Scottish Government to cancel what is believed to be over £1 million in unpaid school meals debts.
Does Scotland need Sheriff Officers? They have become overly dependant on Council Tax arrears for work and the time for reform has come and gone.