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Can a bailiff force you to install a smart meter?

You may have seen an increase in the number of advertisements on the TV, radio and online encouraging you to get a smart…

Can a bailiff go as far as taking your children?

It can be upsetting getting a visit from a bailiff, especially when you’re doing everything you can within your commitments to becoming debt-free….

How to tell the Government about your bailiff experiences directly

Picture this. You’re struggling with debt and are doing your best to make payments and tighten your belt. That can be stressful enough…

More than 22,000 people visited by bailiffs in Lewisham over 2017/18

According to a Freedom of Information request, Lewisham Council used bailiffs to collect overdue council tax from 22,147 people in 2017/18. That’s up…

Is a council using a bailiff ever a ‘sensitive’ approach?

For a lot of people, the words ‘sensitive’ and ‘bailiff’ are two that wouldn’t likely be seen together in the same sentence. A…

Stop fake, aggressive bailiffs by knowing your rights

How can you tell a real bailiff from a fake one? It can be hard to do unless you have explicit experience of…

How to deal with bailiffs when you don’t have a guardian angel

It’s not unusual for people to look for help from above when the bailiffs come knocking. It can be such a terrifying event…

Calls for harsher penalties for rogue bailiffs

It can be tough enough getting back on your feet from being in debt, especially if you’re currently on payment plans to repay…

Can there really be a world without the ‘hired muscle’ bailiffs provide?

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘bailiff’? For many, the first image is a pretty common one; someone big…

Businesses under pressure from the actions of bailiffs

What’s the one thing you don’t want to happen when you’re running a business? One of the most uncomfortable things that can happen…