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Blog 0314 payday loansPAYDAY LOAN BORROWERS 'PAYING TOO MUCH'
On June 11th 2014, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) concluded a 12-month investigation into the high-cost credit sector. They found that there is a real lack of competition in the sector. more ...
Geoff Knott
debt trapTHE DEBT TRAP - EXPOSING THE IMPACT OF PROBLEM DEBT ON CHILDREN 
Report by The Children's Society and StepChange May 2014. This report presents compelling evidence that factors contributing to problem debt for children and families can be all too easy to develop, and the impact truly disastrous. Even for families more ...
Geoff Knott
Debt and Money Advice Report cA PATHWAY OUT: THE IMPACT OF CHURCH-BASED DEBT AND MONEY ADVICE INITIATIVES
Churches need to focus on prevention as well as cure to address the debt epidemic. Latest research from Jubilee+ covering 120+ UK church respondents on the impact of Church-based debt and money advice initiatives shows that whilst activities are more ...
Geoff Knott
UK Debt MapMAP SHOWS PICTURE OF UK DEBT PROBLEM
Debt management company Payplan.com has created an interactive map detailing levels of secured and non-secured personal debt in different areas of the UK. The map also shows how many people are seeking help with their personal finances in the regions iden more ...
Geoff Knott
Doors 3005 PATHWAYS TO POVERTY
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) (www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk) has published research into the ‘core’ reasons for poverty. After more than 3,000 hours of public hearings, submissions from over 2,000 organisations across UK, two YouGov polls cover more ...
Geoff Knott
Blog 0814 Credit UnionWE NEED A UNION ON THE STREET
A song promoting credit unions and warning of the ‘dangers’ of payday loans was launched recently by The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Taskforce on Responsible Credit and Savings. It tells the story of young people who get into debt because of pay-day loans more ...
Geoff Knott
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