27 August, 2010
26 August, 2010
New research published by Money Advice Trust looks at the demographics and effects of debt, the relationship with debt and other problems and the impact of debt advice.
25 August, 2010
Citizens Advice urges government to raise service standards, and avoid hitting vulnerable hardest through rash spending cuts.
Legal Services Research Centre publishes findings from an evaluation of debt outreach advice pilots in locations such as prisons, family centres and housing offices.
24 August, 2010
New regulations that exclude the discharge of student loans where a debtor is sequestrated in Scotland.
23 August, 2010
New research by Consumer Focus highlights the need for stronger safeguards to protect consumers from spiralling payday loan debts.
20 August, 2010
17 August, 2010
Updated levels for agreed discretionary monthly expenditure for Common Financial Statement license holders
13 August, 2010
Average yearly debt has increased by more than 5 per cent, according to new national survey of student finance.
Responding to CML reposession figures, Citizens Advice also urges lenders to continue to treat people in arrears fairly.
12 August, 2010
Government and financial services providers must work with advice agencies to ensure those with debt problems have access to free, expert money advice, says Money Advice Trust.
New government research brings together evidence from qualitative interviews with borrowers to inform understanding of the drivers, experiences and outcomes for households giving up home ownership.
Too often consumers have been mis-sold PPI policies that are far too expensive and completely unsuitable for their needs, often contributing to debt problems.
Decrease in payment problems leads the CML to revise its forecasts for arrears and repossessions in 2010.
11 August, 2010
Package will ensure customers are treated more fairly when complaining about Payment Protection Insurance and better when buying products, says Financial Services Authority.
New regulations that revoke and replace the March 2010 Advertisement Regulations which partially implement the 2008 EC Consumer Credit Directive.
10 August, 2010
New regulations issued to correct errors in three of the five sets of regulations which were made in March 2010 to implement the 2008 EC Consumer Credit Directive.
6 August, 2010
Credit Action releases new debt statistics which also highlight over 1700 people made redundant daily.
Money Advice Trust responds to personal insolvency figures released by the Office of National Statistics.
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