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Press releases

Here are our most recent press releases listed in chronological order.


Our response to the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and Ofcom’s launch of the ‘text to register’ service - 27 May, 2016

Our response to the CMA Retail banking market investigation – Provisional decision on remedies - 17 May, 2016

Debt charities see record Council Tax arrears problems - 4 May, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity response to insolvency statistics - 29 April, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity response to Bank of England’s Money and Credit statistics - 29 April, 2016

Part time workers increasingly financially vulnerable - 6 April, 2016

Rapid rise in single parent debt problems - 4 April, 2016

Help to save scheme welcome, but devil in the detal - 14 March, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity responds to FCA announcement on debt management firm PDHL - 10 March, 2016

£1.7bn credit card debt shows need for urgent action - 9 March, 2016

‘Credit safety net’ puts millions at risk of problem debt - 29 February, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity responds to BT’s launch of a free service to divert nuisance calls - 15 February, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity and Martin Lewis call for Government to ensure those in debt crisis get ‘breathing space’ to buy food - 3 February 2016

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the Bank of England’s Money and Credit statistics - 02 February, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity response to Insolvency Statistics October to December 2015 (Q4) - 29 January, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes Work and Pensions Committee report on local welfare safety net - 12 January, 2016

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the Bank of England’s Money and Credit statistics - 4 January, 2016

Risk of problem debt becomes ‘new normal’ for millions - 10 December, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the Bank of England’s Money and Credit statistics - 30 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review - 25 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings from the ONS - 18 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the ICO fining Oxygen Ltd for nuisance calls - 10 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to latest payday lender consumer redress scheme - 4 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to the FCA’s Credit Card Market Study – Interim Report - 3 November, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Insolvency Statistics – July to September 2015 (Q3) - 29 October, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Financial Capability Strategy - 28 October, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response £15.4m payday lender consumer redress scheme - 26 October, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to CMA bank account findings - 22 October, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity and Money Advice Trust respond to government amendment to the Finance Bill - 16 October, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to record nuisance calls fine - 30 September, 2015

Volatile income and insecure work pushing millions into debt - 28 September, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity to launch Irish service - 25 September, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Citizens Advice report - 24 September, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to TUC debt report - 8 September, 2015

Adapting auto-enrolment to fix savings crisis - 6 August, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to FCA/Cash Genie announcement - 27 July, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to CFA report - 21 July, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Budget- 08 July, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to FCA debt management review - 25 June, 2015

Money Advice Service announces new partnership with StepChange Debt Charity - 10 June, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to CSJ debt report - 4 June, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity announced as payments distributor for Debt Arrangement Scheme - 28 May, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Queen's Speech - 27 May, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to FCA warning on debt management firms - 21 May, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to nuisance calls still on the rise Ofcom research - 20 May, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Wonga and Financial Ombudsman Service announcements - 19 May, 2015

More money on bailouts for friends and family - 30 April, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Insolvency Statistics - 29 April, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Wonga profit announcement - 21 April, 2015

Sir Hector Sants appointed Chair of StepChange Debt Charity - 31 March, 2015

A rising economic tide, but many left drowning in debt - 31 March, 2015

More people in Wales struggling to meet the cost of living - 26 March, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Farnish Review - 20 March, 2015

Budget response: savings policy a "missed opportunity" - 18 March, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Financial Inclusion Commission report  - 11 March, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to FCA payday review - 10 March, 2015

Council tax arrears cases up 372% in five years - 9 March, 2015

Debt problems placing strain on health services - 27 February, 2015

Dealing with nuisance calls – how the UK still lags behind - 26 February, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to CMA payday market review - 24 February, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to FCA Occasional Paper on Vulnerability - 23 February, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Rent to Own inquiry - 10 February, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity responds to insolvency statistics - 29 January, 2015

Over 21 million Brits don’t have a household budget - 26 January, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity response to Insolvency Service review - 15 January, 2015

£1,000 in savings would protect 500,000 households from problem debt - 8 January, 2015

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes payday loan cap - 2 January, 2015

Our archives

Here are our older StepChange Debt Charity (formerly CCCS) press releases.

June 2010 - December 2014 »

StepChange Debt Charity news contacts

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Tel: 0207 391 4598

Mobile: 07985 404 153

Email: press@stepchange.org

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