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Personal Debt set to grow £566bn under the Tories (OBR)

Personal Debt set to grow £566bn under the Tories (OBR) | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

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www.morallybankrupt.co.uk

www.morallybankrupt.co.uk | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

As the Scottish Government take their turn to do the okey cokey and shuffle the cabinet, I suggest some ideas the Cabinet Secretaries and Ministers may wish to consider that could help reduce poverty and the worse effects of it in Scotland (by Alan McIntosh)...

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Taming the Rest

Taming the Rest | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

Mike Dailly in his blog for The Firm has called for a new Debt Arrangement Scheme for payday lending debts. I consider whether such a scheme is feasible and if so how it should differ from the cur...

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Scotch Mist, Protected Trust Deeds and the Loch Ness Monster | Money Fox

Scotch Mist, Protected Trust Deeds and the Loch Ness Monster | Money Fox | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
One debt remedy which attracts such myths is a Scottish Protected Trust Deeds, with some of the myths being as legendary as the Loch Ness Monster – and a ....
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70% rise in evictions over the past 3 years.

70% rise in evictions over the past 3 years. | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Homeless charity has revealed that there has been a 70% rise in court orders to evict private tenants over the past three years.
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Sir David, it's not 'bank-bashing', but the City's culture of denial that you have to tackle

Sir David, it's not 'bank-bashing', but the City's culture of denial that you have to tackle | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Large shareholders of Barclays are demanding assurances from new chairman Sir David Walker that he will defend the company against 'bank-bashing.'...
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New Statesman - Exclusive: Osborne's supporters turn on him

New Statesman - Exclusive: Osborne's supporters turn on him | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Leading economists who formerly backed Osborne urge him to change course.
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Bankruptcy, Default, Debt — and Being a Person

Bankruptcy, Default, Debt — and Being a Person | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
The limits of the fiction of corporate personhood...
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Scottish unemployment drops again

Scottish unemployment drops again | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Unemployment in Scotland falls for the fifth time in a row, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.
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Features : Yesterdays chip wrapping, today’s news : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL

Features : Yesterdays chip wrapping, today’s news : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL, Features, Yesterdays chip wrapping, today’s news...
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Features : Poll Tax 20 Years On: Still Not Paying : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL

Features : Poll Tax 20 Years On: Still Not Paying : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL, Features, Poll Tax 20 Years On: Still Not Paying...
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Rise in Scottish personal insolvencies ahead of fee change

Rise in Scottish personal insolvencies ahead of fee change | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Scottish personal insolvencies have risen in the first quarter of 2012 to 2013 by 14.9% ahead of a change in costs.
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Back to School | Baby Budgeting

Back to School | Baby Budgeting | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Written by Alan McIntosh It’s that time of year, the holidays are nearly over and soon the roads will be filling up with the school runs.
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Payday Loans: The Scottish Parliament Must Act

Payday Loans: The Scottish Parliament Must Act | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

By Alan McIntosh Pay day lending is a dangerous business. There are no doubts about it.

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Bankruptcy (Scotland) bill: it’s time to widen the floodgates

Bankruptcy (Scotland) bill:  it’s time to widen the floodgates | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

The question, however, that should be asked is whether those who need access to the remedy are getting access to it. A see no evil - hear no evil policy is never to be commended. There is also evi...

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If I Were Julian Assange, I Wouldn't Want to be Extradited to the United States Either

If I Were Julian Assange, I Wouldn't Want to be Extradited to the United States Either | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
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Debt and Pay - There Has to be a Balance

Debt and Pay - There Has to be a Balance | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
The increase in private debt in the last twenty to thirty years has led many people to become concerned about the future of the economy.
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Government Money Advice Service used by 1.3 million - Telegraph

Government Money Advice Service used by 1.3 million - Telegraph | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it

Absolute nonsense, these are like the stats provided by some other advice agencies and should be taken with a pinch of salt. Clearly the PR team at The Money Advice Service are in overdrive to compensate for the fact last year was a terrible year for them and more fundamental changes are required.

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It's a Complete Myth That Banking is Free

It's a Complete Myth That Banking is Free | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
The time for action is now. There must be significant changes to the structure and culture of the banking industry.
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Human Cost Of The Recession? Rise In Suicides Linked To Job Losses

Human Cost Of The Recession? Rise In Suicides Linked To Job Losses | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Suicides have been on the rise since the recession began in 2008, with the British Medical Journal reporting that economic woe could be to blame for more than 1,000 deaths.
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Scottish law to protect tenants in arrears

Scottish law to protect tenants in arrears | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has introduced a new law aimed at protecting tenants in the social housing sector with rent arrears from eviction.
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Middle-earning Scots in 'fuel poverty' thanks to bill rises - Telegraph

Middle-earning Scots in 'fuel poverty' thanks to bill rises - Telegraph | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Middle-earning Scottish household will start struggling to heat and power their homes from this year thanks to large hikes in energy costs, according to an official study.
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Features : Sword of Damocles to fall on rogue landlords : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL

THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL, Features, Sword of Damocles to fall on rogue landlords...
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Inflation: when the commute costs £5,000

Inflation: when the commute costs £5,000 | Debt, Blood and Bankrutpcy | Scoop.it
Editorial: Which has gone up more in the five years since the financial crisis began: wages or food prices?
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Features : Online Exclusive: Editor's Blog - Blinkered media preserve the redundant myths from Kennedy to Lockerbie : THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL

THE FIRM : SCOTLAND'S INDEPENDENT LAW JOURNAL, Features, Online Exclusive: Editor's Blog - why we should alwasys question.

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