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Media Centre

Sharing our latest press releases, comments, media coverage, and insights.

Welcome to our media centre

In this section you'll find all of our latest press releases, news updates and statements to the media where we share our views, comments as well as expert insights.

You can also find information on our latest policy campaigns highlighting the causes and consequences of problem debt, plus updates on our recent media coverage.

Our latest press release

One in five StepChange clients who are in work unable to make ends meet

A new report from StepChange Debt Charity has found that one in five (21%) StepChange clients in full-time employment is in a negative budget – meaning their expenditure exceeds their monthly income, even after full debt and budgeting advice.

Read the press release

Recent media coverage

Across TV and radio, Chief Client Officer Richard Lane appeared on BBC Breakfast, responding to the FCA's Financial Lives survey. Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Research Peter Tutton was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Money Box sharing our client data around council tax arrears, listen here from 6 minutes in. Peter was also was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours programme about the need for Buy Now, Pay Later to be regulated, and the risks it can have to consumers. Listen here. Our case study, Sarah, featured on BBC Radio 4's Moneybox live.

In print and online media, Richard was quoted in the BBC, Mirror and Independent as part of their coverage of the FCA's research.

Working towards a society free from problem debt

Our vision is to create a society free from problem debt and the harm it causes in the UK, not just to individuals but to families and communities.

We've helped transform the lives of millions and we’re committed to helping millions more by making 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.

Connect with us

Connect with us through social media to get all the latest news about our campaigns. If you are a journalist, you're welcome to use any of the information contained in the Media Centre on the StepChange Debt Charity website, such as:

  • press releases
  • official announcements
  • statistics
  • research papers
  • articles, features and publications. 

All such items are considered to be in the public domain and may therefore be used as long as StepChange Debt Charity is clearly cited as the source of the information used. For further information, use the details below to contact our press office.

Media enquiries (journalists only)

Get in touch with our media team for more information about our work.

Social media

Connect with us through social media and get all the latest news about our campaigns.

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