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Press releases 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

Scotland has highest value of Council Tax arrears and payday loan debts in the UK - 17 December, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to announcement of new template for basic bank accounts - 15 December, 2014

Major gap in protections for people in debt - 10 December, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to new FCA credit broking rules - 1 December, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes government announcements on payday loan marketing - 27 November, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity appoints new head of media and public affairs- 27 November, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to FCA credit card market study- 26 November, 2014

Over 1.5 million more British women than men losing sleep over money worries - 17 November, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes Church of England savings clubs - 13 November, 2014 

Understanding the perspective of consumers struggling with debt and affordability – Mike O’Connor speech to FCA staff - 13 November, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to FCA payday loan price cap announcement - 11 November, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to insolvency statistics - 29 October, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to DCMS nuisance calls consultation - 27 October, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) payday loan proposals - 9 October, 2014

Problem debt costs the UK £8.3bn - 8 October, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity reaction to Wonga/FCA announcement - 2 October, 2014

Over 7 million Brits kept awake by money worries - 22 September, 2014

Chief executive Mike O'Connor makes speech to NEA conference - 17 September, 2014

Northern Ireland debt levels worryingly higher than UK average - 11 September, 2014

Payday loan problems still on the rise - 2 September, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to Financial Ombudsman Service findings - 19 August, 2014

Payday loan firms bombarding financially vulnerable customers - 22 July, 2014

Payday loan cap "not a silver bullet" - 15 July, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes FCA announcement on Dollar - 14 July, 2014

New payday rules welcome, but FCA should go further - 30 June, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity reaction to Wonga/FCA announcement - 25 June, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) figures - 17 June, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to CMA payday loan review - 11 June, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes FCA high-cost credit report - 5 June. 2014

Queen’s Speech a missed opportunity to deal with problem debt - 4 June, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to debt-management firm closure - 22 May, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes payday loan announcement - 13 May, 2014

Cardiff debt counsellor picks up prestigious award - 9 May, 2014

Former StepChange Debt Charity Chief Executive wins prestigious industry award - 9 May, 2014

Bullying, anxiety and going without – new research exposes true impact of debt on children - 8 May, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity comments on insolvency statistics - 29 April, 2014

Economic recovery failing to fix fragile household finances - 10 April, 2014

Bailiff changes “a small step in the right direction”, but problems remain - 4 April, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity welcomes FCA vulnerability report - 1 April, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to Nuisance Calls Action Plan - 30 March, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to BIS and FCA payday loan announcements – 24 March, 2014

Steep rise in debt problems due to council tax arrears - 13 March, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Financial Conduct Authority review of debt collection practices - 12 March, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity responds to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) consumer credit rules - 28 February, 2014

Payday loan problems up 82 percent - 27 February, 2014

Statement by Francis McGee in response to Local Government Authority’s announcement on the Local Welfare Assistance (LWA) fund - 26 February, 2014

Insolvency statistics mask worrying debt picture - 7 February, 2014

Competition Commission Report Shows Extent of Payday Problem - 31 January, 2014

New Report Highlights Debt in Wales - 24 January, 2014

What does personal debt look like in the UK? Mike O'Connor's Debt Awareness Week keynote speech - 20 January, 2014

Debt Awareness Week launches with new survey findings - 20 January, 2014

StepChange Debt Charity response to announcement on payday lenders agreement on real-time data sharing - 15 January, 2014

Wales, Scotland and northern England hit worst by nuisance calls growth - 15 January, 2014

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Foundation for Credit Counselling (trading as StepChange Debt Charity) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (Company No: 2757055 ) and a charity registered in England and Wales (Registered Charity No: 1016630). Registered office: Wade House, Merrion Centre, Leeds, LS2 8NG. Consumer Credit Counselling Service (Scotland) trading as StepChange Debt Charity Scotland is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (Company No: SC162719) and a charity registered in Scotland (Registered Charity No:SC024413). Registered office: 33 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 6NL. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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