DEMSA Newsletter ¦ Summary

  • Ofgem energy price cap will drop to £1,568 from 1 July 2024.
  • 36% of people contacting National Debtline are struggling with energy arrears.
  • StepChange April 2024 statistics show 29% of clients in electricity bill arrears and 22% in gas bill arrears.
  • VRS carer’s event highlighted key challenges in Carer’s Allowance.
  • IPA Volume Provider Report 2023 includes insights into consumer debt remedies.
  • Duty event follow-up: recording and slides to be distributed on 10 June 2024.
  • DMCC Bill passed by UK Parliament on 23 May 2024.
  • Stage 3 consultation on Scotland’s statutory debt solutions is ongoing.
  • Scottish Mental Health Moratorium Regulations progress.
  • DORA compliance deadline for UK firms is 31 March 2025.
  • ICO report highlights the importance of using BCC correctly to protect personal information.
  • Cura Holdings announced new partnerships in the debt management sector.

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