Challenge Poverty Week 2021

Challenge Poverty Week is a time to shine a light on increasing inequality in society. This blog discusses the recent cut to Universal Credit and highlights some support available to those affected by financial difficulty. Read more

Our new plan

We’re pleased to share our new plan, our strategic approach to how we address both existing issues and new ones resulting from the pandemic. We focus on three key areas: supporting advisers, improving financial wellbeing, and influencing fairer policy. Read more

Key insights from our new Wellbeing Index

Read about the key findings from our recent Wellbeing Index, the first report of its kind for advisers in Scotland. Read more

Introducing our new CEO

Introducing our new CEO, Peter Costello. In his own words, Peter tells us about his background and his hopes for MAS. Read more

Goodbye from Yvonne

On her last day at MAS, Yvonne MacDermid OBE reflects on her career with the organisation. Read more

Launching MAS Online Bank

We're delighted to launch MAS Online Bank, a new platform that provides a safe and realistic environment for users to practise online banking. Read about why there's a need for MAS Online Bank and how we worked with the Force for Good initiative to create it. Read more

How has Coronavirus impacted advisers' wellbeing?

Our new report as part of our adviser wellbeing project examines the impact of coronavirus on the wellbeing of advisers. This blog highlights the key issues we found. Read more

Wellbeing round-up

Following our Adviser Perspectives on a Workforce Strategy research, our new wellbeing project will undertake further research to address some of the findings. This blog outlines how advisers can help look after their wellbeing during the pandemic. Read more

Our new financial capability webinars

Our financial capability team has developed two new series of webinars to help promote financial wellbeing. Read more

Focusing on wellbeing

Recent months have highlighted the importance of looking after mental health and wellbeing, particularly in the workplace. People working in advice may be accustomed to dealing with clients in crisis, but the coronavirus situation brings unprecedented challenges to an already stressful and demanding role. This post launches our wellbeing focus campaign. Read more

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