AdviceUK formed in 1979, is the UK’s largest support network for free, independent advice centres.
The Association of Professional Debt Solutions Intermediaries (APDSI) was created to help intermediaries and brokers offer a range of debt solutions to financially disadvantaged clients, whilst complying with regulations on consumer credit and debt advice.
We hold the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), which provides you with assurance that the we have met certain criteria that demonstrate a commitment to quality. For more information visit www.advicequalitystandard.org.uk.
Debt Managers Standards (DEMSA) was established in December 2000 in order to promote good practice in the debt management industry, and to protect the interests of the public and the lenders to whom they owe money.
The Debt Resolution Forum (DRF) promotes professional standards for resolving debtors’ financial problems, focussed on the quality of advice provided to consumer debtors by all DRF members.
Helplines Partnership is the membership body for organisations that provide helpline services in the UK and internationally.
Set up over 20 years ago, the NHAS is a partnership between Shelter and Citizens Advice, funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government. The overall aims of the project are to enable frontline providers to deliver good quality housing and homelessness advice, and support and facilitate the prevention of homelessness where possible.