Check out this official interactive timeline guide to the introduction of Universal Credit by the Money Advice Service
Archive for the ‘Government policy on debt’ Category
by Jacqueline Cohen on March 11th, 2013
The OFT carried out checks on 50 payday loan companies who account for 90% of the market. They found they were failing to comply with the expected standards.
by Sam Ridley on January 4th, 2013
New year, new start – but it might not be one all of the country is looking forward to. From the 7th January 2013 all households where one parent earns over £50k will see child benefit cut and for those where one parent earns over £60k, child benefit will be cut completely. Changes to child benefit [...]
by Felicity Ransom on December 19th, 2012
Half the population are struggling with the rising food costs and higher electricity and gas prices.
An overview of the new process for Charging Orders and how this will affect people in Debt Management Plans and IVAs.