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15 May 2015

As it's Mental Health Awareness Week, the chief executive of StepChange explains what it's doing to help people

PayPlan 'Cover My Payments' member? Check if you should ditch it

5 May 2015

Letters sent by PayPlan cast doubts over whether people fully understood the membership schemes they were buying

Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods

10 February 2015

Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more

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2 September 2014

Payday loan debt problems soar

The number of people struggling to cope with payday loan debts has risen by more than 13,000 in the past year

13 March 2014

Council tax debt struggles soar after benefit change

The number of people struggling to pay council tax in England soared last year, according to debt charity StepChange

27 February 2014

Payday loans: Borrowers in crisis up 82%, debt charity says

The number of people experiencing problems with payday loans soared last year, according to a leading debt charity

2 July 2013

'Bullying' bank ordered to pay up for harassing customer: Know your rights

Bank of Scotland has been ordered to compensate a customer for harassment after making 547 calls to recover a debt

19 June 2013

'Social life' payday loan text ads banned

Text messages promoting a payday lender are banned for suggesting loans are suitable for funding a social life

8 May 2013

Payday loan crisis calls double as Kerry Katona Cash Lady TV ad banned

The number of people seeking help with payday loan debts doubled last year, says StepChange Debt Charity

5 December 2012

Four million tempted by payday loans, survey says

Some 8% of people surveyed by R3 said the cost of the festive season is driving them towards considering a payday loan

12 November 2012

Consumer Credit Counselling Service becomes StepChange

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

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