News

 

Keep on track with news and press releases relating to DAS:

2 February 2017 - The winter DAS Digest is out today with all the latest DAS and DASH news - click to read

21 December 2016 - AiB festive opening hours

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2 December 2016 - Office closure

The Accountant in Bankruptcy office will be closed on Friday 2 December and will reopen again at 09:00 on Monday 5 December 2016.

17 November - Latest DAS Digest out today with all the latest DAS news - click to read more

23 September - The Accountant in Bankruptcy office will close at 13.00 on Friday 23 September 2016 and reopen again at 09:00 on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

29 August - There will be a further update to DASH on Wednesday 31 August 2016.  The release notes highlighting the changes are available now within the Help files on DASH. or under the Guidance on the website.

22 August - We are currently experiencing technical issues with DASH.  Apologies for any inconvenience.  We are currently working on the issue and will update when we have resolved the issue.

9 August 2016 - DAS Digest - summer edition - click to read more

28 July 2016 - Protected Trust Deed and Debt Arrangement Scheme reviews - Summary of consultation responses

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27 July 2016 - AiB Quarterly Insolvency Statistics out today

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14 July 2016 - The problems DASH users were experiencing yesterday should now be resolved. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

13 July 2016 - We are aware of the technical issues with DASH this morning and have raised it with our IT team who are looking into the problems. We hope to have the problems resolved as soon as possible. Apologies for any inconvenience.

28 June 2016 - There was a further update to DASH on Tuesday 28 June 2016 including the development of a link between DASH and the Common Financial Tool.  The release notes highlighting the changes are available under the Guidance section of the website.

28 June 2016 - DASH down time

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11 June 2016 - DASH down time

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30 May 2016 - Office closure

The Accountant in Bankruptcy office will be closed on Monday 30 May 2016 and will reopen again at 09:00 on Tuesday 31 May 2016.

17 May 2016 DASH down time

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2 May 2016 - The office will be closed on Monday 2 May 2016.  The office will reopen again on Tuesday 3 May at 09:00.

22 April 2016 - DASH is now available again for all users.  We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

22 April 2016 - DASH Down Time

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 15 April 2016 - There is going to be a further update to DASH on Friday 22 April 2016.  The release notes highlighting the changes, are available now within the Help files on DASH, or under Guidance on the website.

1 April 2016 - DASH is now available again for all users.  We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

1 April 2016 - DASH Down Time

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30 March 2016 - Change of passwords used on DASH

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22 March 2016 - Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) review 2016.  Consultation to run from 22 March 2016 to 4 May 2016

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17 March 2016 - DAS Digest - spring edition now published

7 March 2016 - The previous issue with DASH has now been resolved.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

7 March 2016  - We are currently experiencing technical issues with DASH.  Apologies for any inconvenience.  We are currently working on the issue and will update when we have resolved the issue.

2 March 2016 - The previous issue with the telephone system at AiB has now been resolved and we are able to take calls again. 

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

2 March 2016 - AiB telephone system is currently down and we are unable to receive calls.  Apologies for any inconvenience.  We are currently working on the issue and will update when we have resolved the issue.

1 February 2016 - New release note detailing changes to DASH for external users that will be implemented into the system on 5 February 2016.

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27 January 2016 - AiB Quarterly Insolvency Statistics Out Today

Read the full story on the AiB website here

Begbies Traynor are no longer working as a Payments Distributor under DAS

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Christmas and New Year opening times

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15 - 16 December 2015 - Telephone issues

We are currently experiencing technical issues with our telephone service with calls not going through properly or being cut off mid conversation.  We are working to resolve this issue as a matter of urgency and we apologise for the inconvenience

14 December 2015 DASH Downtime

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DAS Review Stats 2013-2015

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20 November 2015 - Minutes of DASH User Group Meeting held on 7 October 2015
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19 November 2015 - DAS Digest November winter issue

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13 November 2015 - DASH Downtime

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11 November 2015 - Debt Arrangement Scheme repays £100 million to creditors. Business Minister welcomes milestone at major insolvency conference

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 11 November 2015 - DASH upgrade issues

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11 November 2014 - DASH downtime

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9 November 2015 - Release Note for 11 November 2015 changes

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28 October 2015 - AiB Release Scottish Insolvency Statistics 2015-16 Quarter 2 Release

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24 September 2015 - Office closure

The Accountant in Bankruptcy office will close at 13:00 on Friday 25 September 2014 and will reopen again at 9:00 on Tuesday 29 September 2014.

27 July 2015 - DASH System is now back up and running.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

23 July 2015 - Further DASH Down Time Planned For This Weekend

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22 July 2015 - AiB Release Scottish Insolvency Statistics 2015-16 Quarter 1 Release

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21 July 2015 - DASH Now Back Up and Available To All Users

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

17 July 2015 - AiB Building Closed On Monday 20 July

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16 July 2015 - DASH Essential Maintenance Planned

To allow for essential maintenance DASH will be unavailable for all users from 16:00 on Friday 17 July 2015 until around 13:00 on Tuesday 21 July 2015.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you have any questions please contact the DAS team on 0300 2002770 or at das@aib.gsi.gov.uk.

14 July 2015 - Notes from the DASH User Group Meeting held on 4 June 2015

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26 June 2015 - New breathing space for debtors

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11 June 2015 - DAS Digest Summer edition 2015

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26 May 2015 - DAS Payment Distributor announcement
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21 May 2015 - AiB release clarification on utility debts in DAS.
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22 April 2015 - AiB release Scottish Insolvency Statistics 2014-15: Quarter 4 Release
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1 April 2015 - New debt law comes into force
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26 March 2015 - Minutes from the DAS Review Board

Minutes from the DAS Review Board held on 26 March 2015

26 March 2015 - New Head of Accountant in Bankruptcy appointed.

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12 February 2015 - Notes from DASH User Group

Notes from DASH User Group held on 12 February 2015

11 December 2014 - Minutes from the DAS Review Board
Minutes from the DAS Review Board held on 11 December 2014

12 December 2014 - Scottish businesses to benefit from new debt management initiative

Debt Arrangement Scheme extended to small and medium businesses

6 November 2014 - Minutes from Payment Distributor Panel meeting

Minutes from the Payment Distributor Panel meeting held on 6 November 2014

23 October 2014 - AiB publishes 2014-15 Q2 insolvency statistics

Quarterly statistics - Q2 2013-14 quarterly

25 September 2014 - Debt Arrangement Scheme newsletter: sixth edition

The sixth edition of the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) newsletter has now been published.

23 July 2014 - AiB publishes 2014-15 Q1 insolvency statistics

Quarterly statistics - Q1 2013-14 quarterly

23 April 2014 - AiB publishes 2013-14 Q4 insolvency statistics

Quarterly statistics Q4 2013-14

27 March 2014 - Notes from DASH User Group meeting

Notes from the DASH User Group meeting held on 27 March 2014

6 March 2014 - Minutes from Payment Distributor Panel meeting

Minutes from the Payment Distributor Panel meeting held on 6 March 2014

12 February 2014 - Minutes from the DAS Review Board
Minutes form the DAS Review Board held on 12 February 2014

10 March 2014 - Updated Guidance available for all Stakeholder Groups.

The new updated guidance for all stake holder groups is now available in the Help Centre area of the web site. 

20 February 2014 - Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) newsletter: fifth edition
The fifth edition of the DAS newsletter has now been published and includes details on DAS processes, statistics, Business DAS and more.

22 January 2014 - Scottish insolvencies for third quarter of 2013-14
AiB releases the official Scottish insolvencies for Q3 of 2013-14 which include figures on the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS).

16 December 2013 - Christmas and New Year opening times
Our office will be closed for public holidays during the festive period.  A list of opening times is available.

30 October 2013 - Minutes from the DAS Review Board
Minutes form the DAS Review Board held on 30 October 2013

23 September 2013 - Scottish insolvencies for second quarter of 2013-14
AiB releases the official Scottish insolvencies for Q2 of 2013-14 which show that a total of £7.2 million was repaid through DAS this quarter.

5 September 2013 - Debt Arrangement Scheme newsletter: fourth edition
The fourth edition of the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) newsletter has now been published

19 August 2013 - Press release:  Tackling debt - new drive to help financially-stricken families
DAS television and online campaign is launched

12 August 2013 - Minutes from the DAS Review Board meeting held on 10 July 2013
Minutes from the latest Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) Review Board.

24 July 2013 - Scottish insolvencies for first quarter 2013-14
AiB releases the official Scottish insolvency statistics today which show that the Debt Arrangement Scheme continues to be a viable alternative to bankruptcy.

2 July 2013 - New regulations in place for Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS)
The amended DAS regulations come into force today, Tuesday 2 July.

7 May 2013 - Minutes from the latest DAS Review Board
Minutes from the DAS Review Board meeting on 17 April 2013 have now been published.

1 May 2013 - Debt Arrangement Scheme Newsletter: Third edition
The third edition of the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) newsletter has now been published.

24 April 2013 - Scottish insolvency figures continue to fall
AiB releases the official Scottish insolvency statistics today, including figures on the Debt Arrangement Scheme.

18 April 2013 - Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) - Equality Impact Assessment
AiB are asking stakeholders to review proposed changes to the Debt Arrangement Scheme and complete a short questionnaire on equality impact.

7 February 2013 - Press release: Action to help Scots struggling with their finances
Speaking in a Scottish Parliament debate on debt, Fergus Ewing announced that the Scottish Government will introduce changes to the Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS).

30 January 2013 - Insolvency figures continue to improve
Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, Fergus Ewing MSP, comments on the latest Scottish insolvency statistics including figures for the Debt Arrangement Scheme, released by AiB today

22 November 2012 - Debt Arrangement Scheme Newsletter: 2nd Edition
DAS Newsletter: 2nd Edition

21 November 2012 - Debt Arrangement Scheme Review 2012
Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism agrees to publish AiB's review of DAS for 2012

24 October 2012 - Debt Arrangement Scheme remains popular while bankruptcies drop
Figures released today from AiB show that Scottish personal insolvencies have fallen in the second quarter of 2012-13

1 August 2012 - Debt Arrangement Scheme Newsletter: 1st edition
DAS one year on

21 February 2012 - Press release: Minister launches Debt Arrangement Scheme campaign
People struggling with debt urged to take control with Government-backed scheme

21 September 2011 - Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) Review 2011
Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism agrees to publish a three year review of DAS

1 July 2011 - Press Release: DAS Launch
Debt repayment now option for more Scots


 

 
 

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