Debt Advice Handbook | 12th edition

Publication date: 2017 Edition: 12th edition Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 978 1 910715 25 3
£26.00

This edition published early 2018


Our comprehensive guide to the debt advice process in England and Wales is an essential resource for anyone dealing with any aspect of debt.


It contains the essential information needed by advisers on interviewing clients; establishing liability; maximising income; prioritising debts; preparing financial statements; negotiating with creditors; and choosing the most effective strategy.

Fully updated to cover all recent changes to legislation, caselaw and court procedure and practice, the Debt Advice Handbook is firmly established as a set text by the Institute of Money Advisers for the Certificate in Money Advice Practice.

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For CPAG members and CAB customers, the handbook is available for £22.10.  

This item is not yet available for purchase, but it can be pre-ordered. We’re sorry we can’t take pre-order payments online at present, but you can telephone CPAG Book Orders on 020 7812 5227 with your credit card details to pre-order or email bookorders@cpag.org.uk.

‘This book continues to provide welcome support for advisers and consumers. CPAG are to be congratulated on meeting this need’ INSTITUTE OF MONEY ADVISERS

‘Aimed principally at counsellors … but people in debt may also find it a useful self help guide’ THE TIMES

‘As an indebted individual I found the handbook specific, detailed, calming and invaluable’ A READER

‘An essential reference for all who work in debt advice’ CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CITIZENS ADVICE

‘Arguably the most lucid and probably the most definitive on the subject’ CREDIT MANAGEMENT

‘The Debt Advice Handbook has proved itself over the years as a comprehensive, reliable and easily accessible source of information.’ THE ADVISER (Citizens Advice)

‘This book has been needed for a long time…add it to your library’ NEW LAW JOURNAL