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What if I can’t pay my debts because of coronavirus?

Posted 17 March 2020 by Christine Walsh

Our debt solutions help people deal with their debts over the medium to long term, so they may not be what you need if you're finding it difficult to make repayments in the short term because of coronavirus. Here’s what you can do instead.


Sickness absence falls, but long-term absence increases

Posted 26 June 2014 by Shelley Bowers

As short-term sickness absence falls, long-term absence has risen. But what is the true cost of time off through chronic illness?

Are Allergies a Good Enough Reason to Miss Work?

Posted 23 June 2014 by Kyri Levendi

Allergy sufferers get little sympathy if they take time off work but could be impacted physically and financially just like other sufferers of long term conditions and illnesses

What’s your top financial stress?

Posted 20 May 2014 by Christine Walsh

<p>The UK’s top financial stress has been revealed. But how can you stop a difficulty with your personal finances turning into a stressful situation?</p>

Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted 12 May 2014 by Emily Bancroft

<p>Debt and mental health difficulties often go hand-in-hand. If you’ve been suffering as a result of your debt worries, it might be time to seek help.</p>

Are debt worries making you fear for your mental health?

Posted 07 March 2014 by Christine Walsh

Constantly worrying about debts can put your mental wellbeing at risk, but there is help available. Don’t suffer in silence.

Are your debts giving you sleepless nights?

Posted 21 January 2014 by Christine Walsh

Sleepless nights, strained relationships and trouble doing your job are just some of the side effects of worrying about debt.

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.