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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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Latest stories, comment, trends and analysis

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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

Rising debt levels and the struggle to cover household bills

Published 20 September, 2017

Our latest statistics mid-yearbook shows rising debt levels and the continued struggle to meet essential household bills.

Our latest research: Benefit deductions risk pushing people deeper into debt

Published 14 September, 2017

New research shows that direct deductions from people’s benefits is making it more difficult for families to pay for essentials and is forcing many to turn to credit.

Our response to Bank of England Money and Credit statistics

Published 30 August, 2017

Latest figures show overall consumer credit is rising by nearly 10% annually and an estimated 8.8 million are turning to credit to meet essential living costs

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Our latest media coverage

We're at the frontline of what's happening in the economy. Here you can find our recent media coverage.

Our campaigns

Our campaigns highlight the causes and consequences of problem debt

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Contact our media team

Please note: These contacts are for journalist or media enquires only.

0207 391 4598 Office hours

07985 404 153  Outside office hours

 

Helping you become debt free...

“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.

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