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Leeds collections firm to write off £414m of customer debt over 'historic failings'

Debt purchase and collections company Motormile Finance UK has agreed to provide redress to more than 500,000 customers

2 November 2016

Call for 'breathing space' bill to give those with debt a year’s respite

People experiencing money troubles could soon benefit from up to a year's 'breathing space' from the drivers of debt

20 October 2016

'I've got something unpleasant to tell you'

Protect yourself and loved ones from the 3Ds - Death, Divorce & Dementia

14 October 2016

Stop GPs charging people in debt crisis up to £150 for mental health paperwork!

Money and Mental Health wants doctors to stop charging people with mental health problems to fill in debt help forms

11 October 2016

Forced prepay meter installations could be banned for the most vulnerable customers

Charges for forced installations will be capped and the most vulnerable will be totally exempt, says Ofgem

14 September 2016

Record numbers seek debt help in 2016, warns charity

Over 300,000 owing an average of £14,000 each turned to StepChange for help between January and June

7 September 2016

1.6 million families in 'extreme' debt

Millions are spending at least 40% of their wages on debt repayments, research has found

23 August 2016

STOP paying interest on credit card debt

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27 July 2016

Credit card promo-period-prompts among solutions for tackling persistent debt

The FCA is proposing doing more to signal the end of promotional periods in its final credit card report

26 July 2016

Charges for unpaid council tax 'push people further into debt'

Councils are too quick to call in bailiffs, use court orders and demand upfront payments, says Citizens Advice

8 July 2016

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