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Why you’re not alone with debt

Posted 08 February 2017 by Christine Walsh

We know that dealing with debt can feel isolating – but it doesn’t have to be. Find out here how sharing the problem can help.


If a debt is sold to another company, do I have to pay?

Posted 29 October 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Who really owns your debt? It can be worrying to get a letter telling you that your creditor has sold your debt to another company.

What is the Individual Insolvency Register?

Posted 27 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

If you start a solution to deal with insolvency, your details will appear on the Individual Insolvency Register. Learn more here.

What happens at the end of an IVA?

Posted 25 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Make sure you know what will happen at the end of your IVA.

What does the Official Receiver do in bankruptcy?

Posted 23 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

The Official Receiver manages the first stages of your bankruptcy and can become the Trustee as well. Learn more here.

Bill proposed to give people in debt more breathing space

Posted 21 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

New Bill hopes to give people struggling with debt a years’ breathing space.

Is an IVA the same as a Debt Management Plan?

Posted 20 October 2016 by Christine Walsh

Learn the difference between an IVA and a Debt Management Plan.

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.