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Council tax debt struggles soar after benefit change

The number of people struggling to pay council tax in England soared last year, according to debt charity StepChange

13 March 2014

Payday loans: Borrowers in crisis up 82%, debt charity says

The number of people experiencing problems with payday loans soared last year, according to a leading debt charity

27 February 2014

'Bullying' bank ordered to pay up for harassing customer: Know your rights

Bank of Scotland has been ordered to compensate a customer for harassment after making 547 calls to recover a debt

2 July 2013

'Social life' payday loan text ads banned

Text messages promoting a payday lender are banned for suggesting loans are suitable for funding a social life

19 June 2013

Payday loan crisis calls double as Kerry Katona Cash Lady TV ad banned

The number of people seeking help with payday loan debts doubled last year, says StepChange Debt Charity

8 May 2013

Four million tempted by payday loans, survey says

Some 8% of people surveyed by R3 said the cost of the festive season is driving them towards considering a payday loan

5 December 2012

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