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Charities call for action against rule-breaking bailiffs

A third of people contacted by bailiffs experience rule-breaking behaviour, including threats and forced entry, according to Citizens Advice and debt charity StepChange

13 November 2018

Settle student loans at half-price? Martin says most should say no

Some university leavers who started studying between 1990 and 1998 have received letters and texts from Erudio - the company which manages their student loans - offering them the chance to settle their loan by partially paying it off

9 November 2018

We shouldn't be called the Student Loans Company, says Student Loans Company chair

Christian Brodie, non-executive Chair of the Student Loans Company made the comment to the Education Committee this morning

30 October 2018

Scottish and have a student loan? It may now be written off sooner

The period after which Scottish student loans are wiped will be reduced from December this year

26 October 2018

Payday lenders told to offer compensation

The financial regulator has written to payday lenders today telling them they must compensate customers who were sold unaffordable loans

15 October 2018

Another set of student loans to be sold – but don't panic

The Government is announcing its intention to proceed with the second sale from the 'plan 1' English student loan book

11 October 2018

Student loan interest rates and repayment thresholds to rise - what you need to know

Student loan repayment thresholds will rise by hundreds of pounds next April

21 August 2018

Zopa customers left unable to access 'suspended' accounts

Customers of the peer-to-peer lending and investment service Zopa have said that they are locked out of their accounts

25 June 2018

Studying in Scotland and struggling with money? This fund gives £900+ to nine out of 10 applicants

Almost 90% of applicants to a fund for students in financial difficulty in Scotland have been accepted in three years

23 March 2018

Warning - if the state helps pay your mortgage interest, act now or it'll be stopped

More than 90% of homeowners who are part of the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme face losing up to £5,000 a year

20 March 2018

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