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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.
Media releases issuing comment, identifying trends and highlighting concerns
Published 29 April, 2016
The latest figures show an increase in the number of people entering into a debt relief order (DRO).
A rapid rise in consumer borrowing risks increasing the vulnerability of households already struggling to make ends meet.
Published 6 April, 2016
Our latest figures show that people contacting us for debt advice are increasingly likely to work part time rather than full time.
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Analysis of, and policy recommendations for, overindebtedness and wider consumer issues
Our Statistics Yearbook 2015 takes a closer look at personal and household debt trends in the UK - April 2016
Published March 2016
This report provides a clearer picture of the extent of the problem of Council Tax arrears in Scotland.
Our latest Scotland in the Red report looks at the changing nature of debt problems in Scotland.
Published February 2016
Our report report looks at consumer credit trends in Britain, the use of credit as a safety net and how this can lead to personal debt problems.
Published December 2015
Our research reveals why working families fall into problem debt and recommends ways to help those affected by income shocks.
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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
A campaign to address the harmful effects of nuisance calls and text messages.
Campaign to support greater regulation of the payday loan industry.
Highlighting current issues in the use of credit cards, payday loans, overdrafts and store cards.
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"We're at the frontline of what's happening in the economy"Media coverage
"Being partners with us means changing people's lives" Our Partners
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We’re rated 4.9 out of 5*
"I wish to thank your staff for all the great help they gave me when I was in so much debt. They were a pillar of support to me." (Leslie, Essex)
Foundation for Credit Counselling Wade House, Merrion Centre, Leeds, LS2 8NG trading as StepChange Debt Charity and StepChange Debt Charity Scotland. A registered charity no.1016630 and SC046263. It is a limited company registered in England and Wales (company no:2757055). Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
*This is the average rating of our service on Feefo by DMP and DRO clients three months into their solution.
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