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Our partnerships

We believe that by working in partnership we can help more people tackle their debt and manage their money with confidence. We work with a range of organisations across the debt and credit sectors.

The debt and credit environment

We work with a range of organisations that have a role to play in the debt and credit environment.

The partners we work with range from government departments and large banks to small charities and volunteer debt advice providers.

The Money and Pensions Service

We work closely with the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS), the arm’s-length body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions that leads on matters relating to financial capability and debt advice.

This work includes ensuring delivery of high-quality free debt advice services to individuals in problem debt and self-employed people and small business owners in financial difficulty.

Our Wiseradviser service, which trains the free-to-client debt advice sector is funded by MaPS. We work closely develop new training courses and resources for the advice sector. Wiseradviser supports advisers and advice agencies in the delivery of free debt advice. We train 85% of the free-to-client debt advice sector.

Our work with creditors

We also work with a range of different creditors to support people in problem debt and to improve the money and credit environment.

Find out more about our work with creditors and to see how you could partner with us.

Partner with us

Our Partnership Board

As part of our commitment to partnership working we chair a Partnership Board which meets twice a year.

The purpose of the Partnership Board is to receive updates on the Money Advice Trust’s work, progress key issues affecting the money advice sector, and to provide strategic direction to our work. The Partnership Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Money Advice Trust.

Partnership Board members

Advice sector:

  • Advice NI
  • AdviceUK
  • StepChange Debt Charity
  • Citizens Advice
  • Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Institute of Money Advisers
  • Money Advice Scotland

Creditor sector:

  • UK Finance
  • British Business Bank
  • Barclays Bank
  • British Gas
  • Energy UK
  • HSBC
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Santander
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Government and public sector:

  • Accountant in Bankruptcy
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Communities and Local Government (Northern Ireland)
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • HM Treasury
  • Local Government Association
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Money and Pensions Service
  • Scottish Government
  • Welsh Assembly

Partnership team

For more information about working with us contact:

Jane Tully

Director of External Affairs and Partnerships

Ian Robinson

Head of Business Development

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