Debt

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans to be counted as government spending, adding £12bn to deficit

Student loans will be counted as government expenditure following a new accounting system introduced by the Office for National Statistics

Financial Conduct Authority announces overdraft reform plans to help 'vulnerable' customers

Financial Conduct Authority announces overdraft reform plans

The Financial Conduct Authority plans to overhaul how banks charge customers for overdrafts

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of people in debt over social care fees

Hundreds of thousands of people in debt over social care fees

Hundreds of thousands of people in debt over social care fees

The GMB Union found that over 160,000 people were taken to court over non-payment of social care fees

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell: Labour would end the 'national scandal' of the 'low-paid debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Shadow chancellor says too many families are 'facing huge costs from high-street banks'

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Bank of England could raise the base rate again soon

Number of people going insolvent jumps to highest level since 2012

Number of people going insolvent jumps to highest level since 2012

Figures from Insolvency Service show jump mainly driven by an increase in individual voluntary arrangements

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of detective constable wife

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of wife

Police inspector to be sentenced for murder of wife

The woman's body was discovered in a lake

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

The company has failed to sort out 'short-term financial support'

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Undercover journalist claims fruit pickers in Australia are 'brainwashed'

Reporter Saiful Hasam also claimed many fruit workers in the country are struggling with debt

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Prison officer sentenced for smuggling drugs and phones into young offenders’ institution

Isis prison guard sentenced for smuggling thousands of pounds' worth of goods in bra

Isis prison guard sentenced for smuggling phones and sim cards in her bra

Safak Bozkurt was also studying for a master’s degree in criminology whilst smuggling the contraband in