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Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander planning to let you block gambling transactions

At least four more high street banks - the Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds and Santander - are working on plans to help customers restrict their spending on gambling, after Barclays became the first to do so last month

4 January 2019

Barclays lets customers block gambling transactions

Barclays has today become the first UK high street bank to allow you to block payments to certain categories of retailer, such as gambling services and premium rate websites and phone lines, in a bid to help vulnerable customers

11 December 2018

Half of those who take time off for mental health issues have to borrow to make ends meet

Almost half of those who take time off work due to mental health issues have to borrow money to make ends meet, while 42% go without essentials such as food and electricity, a new report shows

1 November 2018

Some travel insurers hiked premiums by 2000% for mental health problems

Research shows 45% of people with mental health problems never disclose their illness to their travel insurer

22 August 2018

'Breathing space' victory for those struggling with debt while in hospital for their mental health

Thousands of people in mental health crisis and struggling with serious debt are set to be given more help

24 April 2018

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