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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 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
LWlogoemployerrgb-4A LIVING WAGE - AN ISSUE OF JUSTICE
This week is Living Wage Week and we are pleased to announce that last month Jubilee+ received our accreditation as a UK Living Wage Employer. We've actually always paid our small team of staff above the Living Wage, but we wanted to make it official for more ...
Andy McWilliam
Blog 0914 walletWHEN WILL ENOUGH BE ENOUGH?
“I need to get paid more,” someone said to me a couple of weeks ago over a pub lunch. I can’t remember what we were talking about, but that sentence has stayed with me ever since, particularly because I know the person who said it lives very comfortably more ...
Natalie Williams
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
Blog 0814 Five PoundsGOT A FIVER?
So a couple of weeks ago we presented the good people of East End Church with a challenge: what good can you do with a fiver? We gave everyone who came to the meeting on Sunday morning a crisp five pound note and asked them to be creative in the way more ...
Tom Head
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