4 November, 2010
21 October, 2010
Further to yesterday's Spending Review leading organisations respond to announcements made in debt, housing and community care.
19 October, 2010
New guide highlights the fact that businesses are misleading consumers when they claim to be able to use sections 77/78/79 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 to wipe out debts.
18 October, 2010
However, Ministry of Justice confirms no consensus for implementing specific changes.
Large number of people struggling to keep their homes warm, with average fuel bills costing more than £1,000 a year, reports Money Advice Trust.
15 October, 2010
Government seeking views on tackling unfair bank charges and introducing a power for a regulator to cap interest rates on credit and store cards.
7 October, 2010
4 October, 2010
New legislation issued in relation to the requirement for lenders to show in court that they have considered every reasonable alternative before making an application for possession.
1 October, 2010
New Consequential Provisions Order issued in relation to changes made by the 2010 Act.
29 September, 2010
Three leading charities issue responses to Office of Fair Trading action to address problems in debt management industry
BBC reports that net consumer credit, including credit card borrowing, overdrafts and personal loans, fell by £120m last month.
28 September, 2010
Misleading advertising, in particular failing to disclose a fee and misrepresenting debt management services as being free when they are not, are most significant areas of non-compliance.
24 September, 2010
Exercise would be unnecessary and expensive, says Treasury Minister.
23 September, 2010
'My Home Finance' will help the poorest access credit and advice on how to avoid unsustainable levels of debt, says Work and Pensions Secretary.
Advice NI warns that next month's cuts to the Support for Mortgage Interest scheme will leave many at risk of plunging into arrears.
Pattern likely to become more pronounced as welfare and public spending cuts start to bite, warns Shelter Cymru.
Scotland’s unemployment rate back to 1996 levels, reports Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
21 September, 2010
New research published against backdrop of record levels of personal insolvency.
16 September, 2010
Legislation will also abolish the health in pregnancy grant and end eligibility for child trust funds
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