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AdviceUK Funding and Member Update            22 Mar 2017
In this issue:
Funding Update March 2017

Please find via the link below Issue 139 (March 2017) of our Funding Update with updated information. 

On the first page of the below document, in the contents section, you can click on each of the headers of the Funding Update to go straight to your area of interest.  

AdviceUK Funding Update Issue 139 (March 2017)

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Training April to July 2017

27 April
Routine Enquiry - Asking About Abuse Our new course, run in London and Birmingham
9 May
Learning to Advise Programme Our popular ten day programme, running until 11 July
17 May
Motivational Interviewing This is also available for delivery in-house
18 May
Advanced Skills in Advice - Cardiff. Our very popular course, also run in Birmingham (see below)
24-25 May
Train the Trainer - London. A workshop ideal both for experienced trainers to refresh their skills, but also for beginners.
5 July
Advanced Skills in Advice - Birmingham
Email us on for details and enquiries. We look forward to hearing from you.
Legal Advice Sector Leadership Development Programme - 2nd Cohort

Cohort 2 of the Advice Sector LDP is launching this week. All information, and the application form, can be found on CASS Business School's website.
Can you help secure #bailiffreform?

This month sees the launch of Taking Control, a new campaign for fundamental bailiff reform from seven charities, including AdviceUK, Money Advice Trust, StepChange Debt Charity, The Children’s Society and Z2K.
The seven charities have collaborated on a new report that makes seven recommendations for reform aimed at protecting clients from unfair treatment, including independent regulation of bailiffs, a single complaints mechanism and a restructuring of bailiff fees to encourage good practice. 
A new website – – has also been launched to collect evidence from people in debt who have experienced bailiff action.  Visitors are invited to share their experiences, anonymously, to help inform Ministers and MPs as they consider the case for further reform to bailiff law.  You can also read the full report on the website. 
The campaign launch received a lot of media coverage.  You can see the BBC News coverage
here, for example.
The campaign needs your help!  Advisers can support the campaign in several ways:
For more information see www.bailiffreform.orgThank you in advance for your help!
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