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Business Debtline

​A farmer who ran into difficulty repaying a secured business overdraft sought advice from Business Debtline

A farmer ran into difficulties with his bank when he was unable to maintain the agreed contractual repayments on a business overdraft of £55,000 which had been secured on his home.

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Upcoming Training

  • Nutshell: From Social Fund to Discretionary Support

    26 April 2017 - 10:30

    This session will explain the impact of Welfare Reform on the Social Fund and what remains in place after reform. It will look at the new Discretionary Support Scheme and the role of the Discretionary Support Scheme Commissioner.
  • Welfare Reform Awareness Raising Session - 28th April 2017

    28 April 2017 - 10:00

    This FREE half day training session provides participants with an overview of current welfare reforms including Personal Independence Payments, Employment Support Allowance changes, Discretionary Support/Finance Support Service, and changes to housing related benefits. It will also provide an...
  • Triage for Initial Contact & Support Workers (Limavady)

    04 May 2017 - 09:30

    In these times of contracting resources and increasing demand services, particularly advice services, need to find ways to prioritise clients’ needs and advisers’ time. This short course addresses this in three main ways: • By identifying those clients in emergency situations, those with less time...
  • Effective Training & Presentation Delivery

    04 May 2017 - 09:30

    Getting up in front of a room of people to deliver training or presentations can be very daunting even for those who do it every day. This course will help you to recognise and enhance the presentation and delivery skills that you already possess, as well as develop new skills in this area. It will...
  • Safer Lone Working for Frontline Staff (Limavady)

    04 May 2017 - 14:00

    Offering help to people in a work situation, often in difficult circumstances, doesn't have to mean taking risks. Feeling safe and well doesn't just extend to face-to-face work with clients, it includes telephone interactions with them as well. This practical, interactive and engaging...
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements: The Essential Guide

    08 May 2017 - 09:30

    This skilled level course will provide you with the ability to identify when an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) is appropriate. It will explain the IVA procedures and enable you to make appropriate referrals to Insolvency Practitioners. This course is a module of the Insolvency Options...

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