18 May 2017 | Posted In Money advice news

Sustainable creditStepChange, the largest specialist debt advice provider in the UK, has published a briefing ahead of the UK General Election on 8 June 2017 calling on all parties to help struggling households and turn around the lives of those held back by debt.

 

Based on its experience StepChange suggests a range of policies that will help struggling households now:

  1. A breathing space scheme for hard press households
  2. A better alternative to high cost credit
  3. Action to tackle harmful credit
  4. Help households build rainy day savings to protect against shocks
  5. Significantly improve the conduct of public sector creditors

Read the full briefing here.

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