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
'I cleared £180,000 of debt in 12 years - such a relief'
A MoneySaver who racked up £180,000 in debt has told how she finally became debt-free 12 years later
19 January 2018
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
StepChange's debt research reignites calls for 'breathing space' scheme
Stark survey results showing the poor treatment of people in debt have reignited calls for a 'breathing space' scheme
8 June 2016
Give those in debt crisis 'breathing space' to buy food, Martin Lewis and StepChange urge Government
MSE's Martin Lewis and charity StepChange have called on the Government to help those struggling with temporary debt
3 February 2016
Guest Comment: You can tackle debt and stress at the same time
As it's Mental Health Awareness Week, the chief executive of StepChange explains what it's doing to help people
15 May 2015
PayPlan 'Cover My Payments' member? Check if you should ditch it and get your money back
Letters sent by PayPlan cast doubts over whether people fully understood the membership schemes they were buying
5 May 2015
Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods
Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more
10 February 2015
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
2 September 2014
5 May 2021
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England's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations unveiled - including Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel7 May 2021Holidays abroad could get the go-ahead from 17 May as an announcement from Grant Shapps, the secretary of state for the Department for Transport is expected today. It's thought a 'green list' of countries that Brits will be able to travel to without needing to quarantine on return will also be revealed.
7 May 2021The fee retailers charge for single-use plastic carrier bags is to double from 5p to 10p in England from 21 May, while those making purchases in smaller shops will also now have to pay the charge.
Martin Lewis and MSE join coalition of organisations urging Government to use Online Safety Bill to tackle scams7 May 2021MoneySavingExpert.com and the Money and Mental Policy Institute, which were both founded by Martin Lewis, are among 17 organisations today 'pleading' for Government action to protect people from online crime.
7 May 2021Lockdown's easing, retail's opening, and spending's likely to restart. Some will be able to draw on savings but others will be thinking about taking on new debt. So if you're going to borrow, we want to ensure you do it the cheapest and safest way.
7 May 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
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