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Consumer Credit Counselling Service becomes StepChange

12 November 2012

The charity, in operation since 1993, says it hopes the move will strengthen the brand and raise awareness

Debt collectors brand MSE mental health guide 'harsh'

20 July 2012

MSE responds to debt collection trade body's dismay over our Mental Health & debt guide

'Bankruptcy light' hits young people

29 December 2011

More people aged 25 to 34 are turning to a type of insolvency known as a debt relief order than any other age group

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2 November 2011

Rise in young people's debt forecast

Youngsters are saddled with debt but are unlikely to build up assets like previous generations were, a report says

20 October 2011

MP wants debt firms to state free alternatives

Labour's Yvonne Fovargue introduced a bill requiring firms to explain where people can access free debt help

24 February 2011

44% with mental health problems have crisis debts

People suffering with mental health problems are five times as likely to suffer severe financial woe as everyone else

3 February 2011

Debt advisers to go in government cuts

Consumers could soon struggle to find free debt advice after the plug was pulled on 25m-a-year funding

16 October 2010

OFT kills 'debt write-off' industry

Consumers have been warned not to be duped by firms that claim they can write off loan or credit card debt

1 September 2010

Crackdown on 'free' debt management firm adverts

Charities have welcomed new codes that will stop fee-charging firms describing their service as free

10 May 2010

Sharp rise in debt help seekers

The CCCS says its online debt counselling tool had 86,444 unique users during the first three months of the year

18 September 2009

Debt management firms may face regulation

An on-going Government consultation will decide whether debt management companies need to become regulated

6 May 2009

Advertising watchdog to probe Natwest's "impartial" claims

The Advertising Standards Authority is to investigate Natwest's claims it offers impartial advice, following complaints

27 March 2009

Campaign is launched to help protect evicted tenants

Charities want protection for tenants thrown out of their home because their landlord hasn't paid the mortgage

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