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  1. FLACNew banking charges will hit low-income customers hardest Issued 17 February 2011 |consumer-credit-law-reform| Regulator must carry out stress-testing of any charges and be empowered to ensure fairness This week another bank will introduce new charges which will negatively impact …
  2. FLACFLAC publishes guide to improved Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears Issued 18 January 2011 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform|legal-information| "The focus must be to keep people in their homes" The independent legal rights organisation FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) has issued guidelines to assist …
  3. FLACFLAC calls for Dynamic Debt Settlement System Issued 16 December 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| In a society where credit has become the main driver of consumer spending, there has been an unacceptable failure by government to change the law to reflect that change in …
  4. FLACFLAC: Debt Advice and Information Services must be protected from budget cuts Issued 4 November 2010 |access-to-justice|consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| The latest statistics from MABS, the Money Advice and Budgeting Service, reveal that the average waiting time for a first-time appointment in some areas is now over two …
  5. FLACFLAC welcomes interim recommendations of Expert Group Issued 6 July 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| FLAC today welcomed provisions contained in the interim report of the Mortgage Arrears and Personal Debt Expert Group but noted that major issues remain to be addressed by …
  6. FLACNew credit legislation brings no clarity for consumers Issued 14 June 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform| Despite assurances following regulatory failures, the government has again failed to adequately prioritise consumer interests, said legal rights group FLAC today. This …
  7. FLACOireachtas committee echoes FLAC's call to take debts out of the courts Issued 16 February 2010 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| Legal rights organisation FLAC today welcomed a report from an Oireachtas committee that calls for urgent new measures to tackle overindebtedness. The report from the Joint …
  8. FLACConsumer debt in Irish society: Presentation to LRC conference Issued 19 November 2009 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| Consumer debt in Irish society Presentation to LRC conference 18 Nov 2009 by Paul Joyce, Senior Policy Researcher, FLAC Introduction In the early 1990s, when I began working …
  9. FLACGovernment cannot miss this chance to get it right on personal debt Issued 18 November 2009 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| Independent legal rights body FLAC welcomed the recommendations of the Law Reform Commission on 'Reforming the Law on Personal Debt' at its conference in Dublin Castle today, …
  10. FLACMajor conference on debt law reform in November Issued 21 October 2009 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| The Law Reform Commission is holding its 2009 Annual Conference on 18 November. The theme of this year's conference is 'Reforming the Law on Personal Debt' and it will be …
  11. Publication cover - Oct 09 Open letter re debt law reformOpen Letter to politicians: Immediate action needed in mortgage arrears crisis Issued 16 October 2009 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| A leading legal rights group is calling on all members of the Oireachtas to take immediate action on behalf of those who cannot meet their mortgage repayments, following a …
  12. FLACRevised Programme for Government must trigger urgent overhaul of debt law Issued 12 October 2009 |consumer-credit-law-reform|debt-law-reform| The revised Programme for Government issued over the weekend gives hope that the government will now take seriously the urgent need for a comprehensive reform of the laws …
  13. covidFLAC welcomes the clarification of ‘genuinely seeking work’ criteria for Covid PUP recipients who have been temporarily laid off. Issued 10 December 2020 |social-welfare-law-reform| FLAC CE Eilis Barry has today welcomed the introduction of two new Social Welfare regulations which address some of FLAC’s concerns and recommendations in relation to the …
  14. FLAC Submission to Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands’ Review of the Pandemic Unemployment PaymentFLAC voices concerns in relation to the Covid PUP Scheme in submission to Oireachtas Social Protection Committee Issued 1 December 2020 |social-welfare-law-reform| FLAC has made a submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands in response to their ongoing review of the …
  15. FLACFLAC calls for end to age discrimination in welfare payments Issued 9 October 2019 |social-welfare-law-reform| Following the welfare changes announced in Budget 2020, FLAC CE Eilis Barry welcomed the change to Jobseekers Allowance that will allow young people aged 25 to receive the …
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