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Institute of Money Advisers (IMA)
The Institute of Money Advisers is very unique, as it's the only organisation for money advisers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
34 Lupton Street
Tel: 0845 094 2384
Fax: 0845 094 2175
Contact person: Carole Robertson
Position: Administration Officer
Charity Number: 1112758
Company Registration No: 5386480
The Institute of Money Advisers is very unique, as it's the only organisation for money advisers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Membership comes from a wide range of organisations that provide independent and impartial advice. What's more this advice is unlike other people advertising debt advice services as it doesn't cost the customer a penny. Citizens Advice Bureaux, Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Independent Advice Centres, Employee Support Services, Solicitors, Universities and many more all have employees who enjoy the benefits IMA membership brings.
Previously known as The Money Advice Association.
Vision and mission statement:
To promote the development of free, independent money advice services.
To promote the development of information and education in money matters.
To provide a forum for the exchange of views, information and experience.
To provide and coordinate training and support for those working in their field.
To exercise a responsible influence on the development of policies affecting the financial interests of consumers locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
To encourage good practice amongst its members.
Type of organisation:
National professional organisation, providing services to individuals with specialist roles.
Information, Newsletters, Publishing, Training.
Full time staff: 2
Paid staff: 2
Organisational members: 4 corporate subscribers
Individual members: 830
Everyone who has an interest in the provision of money advice can join this unique organisation. Applicants may be in full or part time employment, or work as volunteers, and must deliver or promote free, confidential, impartial and independent money advice.