The Money Advice Service (MAS) has recently published its third consecutive record breaking quarterly figures for Q3 (October – December 2015). The number of people contacting the MAS has increased from the previous quarter by nearly 33,000. The MAS has reported:
- Over 12.8 million unique contacts between April and December 2015.
- Over 11.6 million actions have been taken to improve finances as a result of using the MAS between April and December 2015.
- 91% would revisit the MAS.
The MAS launched a new campaign called “Survive January” to give people tips about how to get their finances back on track after Christmas. Following the launch there has been a 32% increase in the number of people that have visited the MAS website since last year.
At the end of 2015, the MAS published its 2016/17 Business plan and three year corporate strategy for consultation. The period of this consultation will end on the 15 February 2016.