20 Mar 2023

Charities warn of debt ticking time bomb

Borrowed money and can’t pay it back?

At the start of Debt Awareness Week, charities are warning that more and more vulnerable people are being mis-sold repayment plans called IVAs that end up driving them into even more debt.

This programme, together with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, has been investigating some coercive tactics used by companies to hook in customers and the problem is only getting worse.