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The threat of bailiffs is a worrying thought. Our top ten tips on how to deal with bailiffs can help put your mind at ease.
Bailiffs in England & Wales are officially known as ‘enforcement agents’, however the general public still call them bailiffs.
UPDATE: Government legislation re: bailiff home visits in England and Wales
Due to the coronavirus crisis, bailiff home visits were temporarily put on hold in order to abide by government lockdown guidelines.
From 23 August, bailiffs in England and Wales can resume visits to people's homes in order to collect goods towards debts owed.
If you've been contacted by a bailiff, and you're worried about a potential home visit from 23 August, please get in touch with us.
At present, home visits from sheriff officers in Scotland are on hold until further notice.
A letter or visit from a bailiff is sign that you need free and impartial debt help. We can give expert budgeting advice to help deal with the bailiff debt and manage your situation.
To build a budget and get a personal action plan to deal with your debts now, use our online debt advice tool. It’s free to use, confidential and only takes around 20 minutes to complete.
Or if you’d prefer to speak to us, call our helpline free from landlines and all mobiles). We’re open from Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, and Saturday from 8am to 4pm.
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