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Do you need breathing space from your debts?

Posted 14 May 2020 by Christine Walsh

Have financial difficulties due to coronavirus left you struggling with repayments on credit cards or other unsecured debts? If so, you might benefit from our free ‘breathing space’ service.

Attachment of earnings: our ultimate guide

Posted 07 January 2020 by Christine Walsh

Getting an Attachment of Earnings can be worrying and leave you wondering what to do. No doubt about it, the authorities don’t make it easy.

IVA definition and what it means for you

Posted 10 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

What do you need to know when you’re thinking of starting an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA)?

How long does an IVA last?

Posted 09 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

There's a lot of information out there about IVAs - not all of it accurate! - but we're here to give you the facts.

Can bailiffs enter your home when you are not there?

Posted 09 December 2019 by Christine Walsh

If someone who appears to be a bailiff visits your home or writes to you, you’re likely to have a lot of questions.

What happens if your DRO is revoked?

Posted 28 November 2019 by Christine Walsh

A Debt Relief Order (DRO) will have a positive impact on your household’s finances, allowing you to clear your unsecured debts in just 12 months. If your DRO is a risk of being revoked, you’ll want to take every step to try and avoid that.

To find out more about managing your money and getting free debt advice, visit Money Advice Service, an independent service set up to help people manage their money.