Because people in debt deserve to be treated fairly.

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Wiseradviser

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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Find out about the benefits of becoming a member of Money Advice Scotland.

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Our Impact

726

In 2017/18, 726 advisers benefitted from 63 of our free-to-access Wiseradviser course

94%

On average, 94% of attendees rated our training as good or excellent

1,977

Our helpline received 1,977 contacts in 2017/18 with 93% of callers reporting a drop in worry levels after speaking with us

Latest stories

  • Key findings from our new research

    Over the past few months, we’ve been working on two new pieces of research for the money advice sector. In this blog, we discuss the key findings and some of the recommendations from our first piece, Capturing Experience of Debt Advice. Read more

  • Using Open Banking to Support the Advice Process

    Can we alleviate some of the pressure on advisers by carrying out part of the early information gathering phases of client contact? Read more

  • Falkirk Council's Standards Support Journey

    Through our Standards Support service, we guide organisations through a range of quality assurance standards, including the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers. Kenny Bowie, Senior Debt Advice Officer at Falkirk Council has written a blog on his experience of our Standards Support service. Read more

Latest events

  • Launching our new research

    This event has been postponed. An update will be provided when a new date is confirmed. Read more

  • Complex cases

    This course will be based around in-depth discussion of complex case studies based on real scenarios. Read more

News

  • Coronavirus update 9.4.20

    A summary of this week's key updates relating to coronavirus. Read more

  • Coronavirus update 2.4.20

    A summary of the key updates relating to coronavirus Read more

  • Update from our CEO regarding Coronavirus

    Read our CEO's update on how Money Advice Scotland is handling the current situation regarding Coronavirus. Read more

  • Free complex cases training for the advice sector

    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

  • New digital resource to tackle financial and digital exclusion

    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