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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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Payday loan firms bombarding financially vulnerable customers

22nd July, 2014

Indebted consumers are being bombarded with unsolicited marketing calls offering payday loans.

Payday loan cap "not a silver bullet"

15th July, 2014

Peter Tutton says FCA must go further to fix deep rooted problems in the payday loan market

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes FCA announcement on Dollar

14th July, 2014

Peter Tutton, Head of Policy at StepChange Debt Charity, responds to today's announcement on repayment of interest and charges

New payday rules welcome, but FCA should go further

30 June, 2014

Mike O’Connor, Chief Executive of StepChange Debt Charity, comments ahead of new rules for payday lenders that come into effect tomorrow

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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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The debt trap: the impact of debt on families with children

Published May 2014

Our report, written alongside The Children's Society, lifts the lid on the devastating impact debt can have on children.

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.

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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