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R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs update, May 2021

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R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs update, May 2021

04 June 2021

From welcoming a new CEO to our Value of the Profession report, a round-up of what R3's Press, Policy and Public Affairs team got up to in May...

Guide: The ‘breathing space’ scheme for people in debt

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Guide: The ‘breathing space’ scheme for people in debt

04 May 2021

R3's guide to the new 'Breathing Space' scheme for people in debt, which comes into effect on 4 May 2021... 

DRO monetary eligibility consultation: Welcome proposals to help more individuals in debt

Government & Industry
DRO monetary eligibility consultation: Welcome proposals to help more individuals in debt

04 March 2021

The Government's consultation proposing to raise monetary limits on the criteria for obtaining a Debt Relief Order are welcome, but barriers to accessing the debt solution remain. Read a summary of our response to the consultation here...

Know your options: R3’s new resource about debt solutions

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Know your options: R3’s new resource about debt solutions

18 December 2020

“Dealing with money worries – a guide to your options” is a new resource from R3, and sets out the statutory amd non-statutory options for dealing with debt, for anyone worried about their financial situation.

Breathing Space for individuals – Draft legislation published

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Breathing Space for individuals – Draft legislation published

28 August 2020

The draft legislation for the breathing space scheme has been published - this post sets out how it may look in practice, and R3's support for the measure to help people in debt find an appropriate solution... 

R3’s member survey on personal insolvency and COVID-19: Storm on the horizon

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R3’s member survey on personal insolvency and COVID-19: Storm on the horizon

12 August 2020

A closer look at the results of R3’s member survey on COVID-19, which found that the majority of respondents expect a spike in personal insolvency numbers towards the end of this year, and the start of 2021...

Monthly insolvency statistics: More of the picture

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Monthly insolvency statistics: More of the picture

27 May 2020

On May 15th, for the first time, the Insolvency Service (IS) released monthly figures for corporate and personal insolvencies (NB: corporate: England & Wales, Scotland; personal: England & Wales). The IS said that it was publishing on a monthly (rather than quarterly, as previously) basis “to provide more up to date information on the numbers of companies and individuals who are unable to pay debts and enter a formal insolvency procedure as the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic continues”.

 

COVID-19/Coronavirus: Update on Government support for the self-employed

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COVID-19/Coronavirus: Update on Government support for the self-employed

27 March 2020

In his statement on 26 March, the Chancellor announced a package of support tailored at self-employed people. Here are R3's thoughts...

COVID-19/Coronavirus: Personal finance and insolvency

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COVID-19/Coronavirus: Personal finance and insolvency

25 March 2020

A selection of advice and information for people in financial distress, given by R3’s Personal Insolvency Committee...

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