Shelter e-bulletin – September 2019

By Isabelle (IMA) in on Oct 02, 2019

September 2019 e-bulletin update from the Shelter Specialist Debt Advice Service.

News and legal updates

  • Eligibility for universal credit
  • Civil Justice Council proposes recommendations to assist vulnerable claimants and
    defendants in civil courts
  • Money Advice Trust updated research – Stop the Knock 2019
  • Enforcement agent firms sign up to a new industry code

Enquiry of the month

This months featured enquiry is about challenging a transfer of a CCA regulated debt to the High Court for enforcement.

Case law

  • The court considers when a statutory demand can be set aside – Martin v McLaren Construction Ltd [2019] EWHC 2059 (Ch)

Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight discusses Direct Earnings Attachments (DEA), how they are made and what an adviser needs to do when dealing with a client that has a DEA in place.

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