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Northamptonshire County Council pays bailiffs for photocopier debt

A cash-strapped council had to use a credit card to pay a bill of nearly £40,000 for photocopiers after bailiffs arrived at its…

UK enforcement bodies and Just welcome High Court judgment on Controlled Goods Agreements and invite the Ministry of Justice to review the regulations

UK enforcement bodies and Just welcome High Court judgment on Controlled Goods Agreements and invite the Ministry of Justice to review the regulations…

UK household debt balloons to £19bn as bailiff problems multiply, new figures show

UK households have fallen behind on essential bills such as council tax and electricity by as much as £18.9bn, according to Citizens Advice,…

Debt collector vacancies soaring as jobs market displays signs of recovery in wake of pandemic

The number of job adverts for debt collectors has soared by 20 per cent as the employment market shows signs of a slow…

Bailiff visits to return as lockdown measures eased

A charity has slammed the return of bailiff activity as ‘unfair and unsafe’ as thousands continue to struggle financially amid the coronavirus pandemic….

Bailiff fears as councils chase unpaid tax debts

Penelope Dudley is behind on her council tax payments. Already stressed about losing her job after being furloughed, she’s worried things may soon…

UK households face £6bn debts because of Covid-19, says charity

British households are expected to rack up debts worth a combined £6bn because of the coronavirus crisis, as millions of people fall behind…

Coronavirus: Collapse of rent-to-own giant BrightHouse puts 2,400 jobs at risk

Britain’s biggest rent-to-own retailer will next week become the latest corporate casualty of the coronavirus outbreak when it collapses into administration, putting 2,400…

Household debt and problem debt in British cities

Latest research finds that people in large cities and towns in Northern England and Wales have the most household debt and will be…

Beware the Bailiff Scammers

The Plot The targeted business/individual gets a call from a man. He gives his name and says he is a court bailiff working…