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Media centre. The latest news, statistics and facts about UK problem debt.

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.

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About our media centre

In this section you'll find our latest press releases and responses to industry news. There's information about our latest campaigns that focus on highlighting the causes and consequences of problem debt. You can also find the most recent media coverage of StepChange Debt Charity.

Our latest press releases

Spiralling overdraft charges adding millions to problem debt

Published 12 October, 2016

Unarranged overdrafts charges are adding millions of pounds to problem debt and must be capped by the FCA.

Our response to The Children's Society report 'The Damage of Debt'

Published 22 September, 2016

Giving breathing space to people who tackle their debt problem would help prevent short term financial difficulty leading to a damaging, long term problem.

Our response to £34m payday loan redress scheme

Published 19 September, 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a £34m financial redress to 97,000 customers of payday lender CFO Lending.

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