Consumer Credit Counselling Service becomes StepChange
The charity, in operation since 1993, says it hopes the move will strengthen the brand and raise awareness
12 November 2012
Debt collectors brand MSE mental health guide 'harsh'
MSE responds to debt collection trade body's dismay over our Mental Health & debt guide
20 July 2012
'Bankruptcy light' hits young people
More people aged 25 to 34 are turning to a type of insolvency known as a debt relief order than any other age group
29 December 2011
Rise in young people's debt forecast
Young Britons are being saddled with debt but are unlikely to build up assets in the same way as previous generations, a report says
2 November 2011
MP wants debt firms to state free alternatives
Labour's Yvonne Fovargue introduced a bill requiring firms to include information about where people can access free debt advice in all of their advertising
20 October 2011
44% with mental health problems have crisis debts
24 February 2011
Debt advisers to go in government cuts
3 February 2011
OFT kills 'debt write-off' industry
16 October 2010
Crackdown on 'free' debt management firm adverts
1 September 2010
Sharp rise in debt help seekers
10 May 2010
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