If you’ve been impacted by coronavirus, whether it’s because you’ve lost some or all of your income, or your household bills have increased, it’s important to know what you can do to help with your debt and money worries. Read more
Our research focuses on five principles that will inform a workforce strategy for the money advice sector. Read more
Read our new research which aims to ensure that client experience shapes the future of debt advice. Read more
Because people in debt deserve to be treated fairly.
In collaboration with the Money Advice Trust and Citizens Advice Scotland, Wiseradviser offers a free-to-access training programme for advisers in Scotland.
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Introducing our new CEO, Peter Costello. In his own words, Peter tells us about his background and his hopes for MAS. Read more
On her last day at MAS, Yvonne MacDermid OBE reflects on her career with the organisation. Read more
This blog discusses the findings from our latest adviser wellbeing survey, the second of three pieces of tracker research that will combine to form our upcoming Wellbeing Index. Read more
The Adviser’s short web workshop is a two-hour interactive course which aims to support the wellbeing of staff in the Money Advice Sector in Scotland. Read more
This course, new for 2021, will help advisers develop skills to improve clients’ financial wellbeing. Read more
The Manager’s short web workshop is a two-hour interactive course which aims to give managers ideas and strategies for effectively supporting their staff’s wellbeing. Read more
Our Financial Independence sessions will provide an insight into the basics of managing your own finances. Aimed at those embarking on taking control of their finances for the first time, the session will provide a basic guide of where to start, essential bills and how to pay them.
Webinar link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88909728637?pwd=K2NCMFZyL0V1VlNXOW9YSW5ORVZndz09
Our Financial Futures webinar will cover payslips and deductions, pensions, the costs associated with starting work, relocating and different options for saving.
Zoom webinar link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87029355785?pwd=eGZEOUFULzlOOC8xTyt6d1hjSUxxdz09
Passcode: 971353 Read more
This session will discuss life after work, covering the complex topic of pensions and retirement. We will focus on the different types of pensions available, as well as providing info on saving into a pension.
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88909728637?pwd=K2NCMFZyL0V1VlNXOW9YSW5ORVZndz09
Passcode: 796371 Read more
From 1st April, the way we deliver debt adviser training in Scotland will be changing.
Citizens Advice Scotland and Money Advice Scotland have designed a new blended learning programme for debt advice training and CPD in Scotland as part of their MATRICS partnership. Read more
A summary of new FCA guidance as well as an update on support in place for businesses Read more
A summary of the UK Government's new Job Support Scheme, the Scottish Government's Self-Isolation Support Grant, and new FCA guidance. Read more
A summary of the updated CA guidance for mortgage customers. Read more
Information on the limited reopening of face to face advice services. Read more
As part of our new governance structure, we have appointed four new independent trustees, including a new Chair. Read more
A summary of the key points from the UK Government's Summer Statement and Plan for Jobs. Read more
Information on the FCA's updated guidance for credit customers. Read more
Info on how to get involved with our new wellbeing project, plus some changes to the FCA's mortgage guidance. Read more
Job Retention Scheme and Self-Employment Support Scheme extensions explained, as well as what the new FCA mortgage measures mean. Read more
Coronavirus (Scotand) (No 2) Bill explained Read more
A new Bill introduced by the Scottish Government will set out new changes to the bankruptcy process. Read more
What the extension of the Job Retention Scheme means, as well as guidance on what to do if struggling with council tax payments. Read more
New FCA measures covering motor finance, payday loans, rent-to-own, and buy now pay later. Read more
New FCA measures covering personal loans, credit cards, and overdrafts. Read more
What this week's changes to AiB policies and suspension of benefit overpayment recovery mean. Read more
A summary of the key updates relating to coronavirus including the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill, and changes to recording in credit reports. Read more
Read our CEO's update on how Money Advice Scotland is handling the current situation regarding Coronavirus. Read more
We're delighted to be able to run our Complex Cases courses for free to members thanks to funding from Computershare Loan Services and its Charity Donations Fund. Read more
We’re excited to announce that we’re working on a new digital platform to help those who are digitally or financially excluded navigate online banking. Earlier this month we were successful in a funding bid to work with JP Morgan’s Force for Good project and the team will help us develop a platform that will provide a test environment for individuals who have not used online banking before to familiarise themselves with how it works. Read more