Spending guidelines for 2018
19 February 2018
The updated spending guidelines for 2018 are now available to SFS members.
Delay to updated spending guidelines
06 October 2017
New spending guidelines for the upcoming year have been delayed.
Upcoming events featuring SFS
07 September 2017
Representatives from the Money Advice Service will be speaking at a series of upcoming events.
Get involved in developing the SFS
24 May 2017
The Money Advice Service is inviting organisations to join a consultative group to provide insight on their early experiences of the Standard Financial Statement.
SFS workshop in Inverness
04 May 2017
Additional Scottish date added for Money Advice Service Best Practice conferences.
SFS implementation timelines
05 April 2017
The Standard Financial Statement launched on 1 March 2017 when several organisations began using the new format.
However, a transition window will run for around 12 months from 1 March 2017 to allow time a wider group of organisations to implement appropriately.
Standard Financial Statement launches
01 March 2017
Today, 1 March 2017, sees the launch of the new Standard Financial Statement (SFS), an initiative designed to bring greater consistency to the way organisations assess people’s finances when they are in debt.