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We want to make millions more people aware of the help that StepChange Debt Charity offers. Through campaigns, research and reports, press releases and social media, our experienced team provide leading insight on problem debt across the UK.

Press releases

 

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Latest Press Releases from StepChange Debt Charity

Media releases issuing comment, identifying trends and highlighting concerns

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Economic recovery failing to fix fragile household finances

10 April, 2014

Mike O'Connor, chief executive of StepChange Debt Charity, comments on the millions of fragile households’ finances that are weeks away from falling into a spiral of debt.

Bailiff changes “a small step in the right direction”, but problems remain

4 April, 2014

Mike O’Connor, chief executive of StepChange Debt Charity, comments ahead of the introduction of a new system of bailiff regulation and fees.

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes FCA vulnerability report

1 April, 2014

Mike O’Connor, Chief Executive of StepChange Debt Charity, comments following the release of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Consumer credit and consumers in vulnerable circumstances report.

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Research

 

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Research and reports from StepChange Debt Charity

Analysis of, and policy recommendations for, overindebtedness and wider consumer issues

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Life on the Edge: a report on the state of the nation's family finances

Published April 2014

StepChange Debt Charity looks at the factors that are driving people into financial difficulty.

Statistics Yearbook Personal Debt 2013

Published April 2014

The latest figures based on StepChange Debt Charity data collected while helping thousands of people with their debt.

Wales in the red - A research report by StepChange Debt Charity

Published January 2014

StepChange Debt Charity's data reveals the extent of debt problems in Wales

Our campaigns

 

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Campaigns from StepChange Debt Charity

We run campaigns to highlight the causes and consequences of problem debt, and to promote policy solutions focused on improving the lives of those living under the strain of unmanageable debt

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Got their number - Ending the harm cause by nuisance calls and texts

Autumn 2013

A campaign to address the harmful effects of nuisance calls and text messages.

Payday loan campaign - High Cost Credit Bill briefing

Summer 2013

Campaign to support greater regulation of the payday loan industry.

Consumer credit spotlight

Autumn 2012

Highlighting current issues in the use of credit cards, payday loans, overdrafts and store cards.

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