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Credit Unions: are they a special case in personal insolvency?

Credit Unions: are they a special case in personal insolvency?

One of the most controversial issues in the Scottish Government’s consultation on bankruptcy law reform is the issue of extending the type of debts that should be excluded from bankruptcies and protected trust deeds. Two specific examples are suggested: debts owed to credit unions and child maintenance arrears. The problem with excluding debts, however, is […]

The poor pay for the poor in modern Scotland, so the rest of us don’t have to.

By Alan McIntosh Be scared, very scared, as Scotland’s Accountant in Bankruptcy seems hell bent, yet again, on trying to spread its tentacles and grow its empire as the de facto godfather of Scotland’s personal debt solutions. Fears are that after receiving a bruising defeat by the personal insolvency industry in relation to its attempts […]