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Payday denied - blog by co-author Carl Packman

Payday Denied – The reality of being declined access to a payday loan

An introduction by Sian Williams, Director of External Policy and Innovation We believe good policy and practice depend on listening to, learning from, and acting with people with lived experience of any given problem. Today we launch a research report, co-produced with Coventry University, which captures the experience of 80 people who no longer have…
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Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week – let’s talk about debt and money

Last week was Talk Money week, a week dedicated to starting a national conversation on everything to do with money. From 12th – 18th November, the Financial Capability Strategy Partnership, a network of employers, charities, government and businesses, hosted a series of events and asked organisations to: encourage people to talk about money showcase their…
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Celebrating London’s Debt Advice Heroes

On Friday 4th May, Toynbee Hall hosted the annual Capitalise Conference at The Foundry in Oval, where all 28 debt advice providers who make up the Capitalise Debt Advice partnership get together. The conference is an opportunity to share experiences, highlight the successes and look at how we can provide better advice to people facing…
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More people are seeking debt advice but many are still struggling to stay afloat

By Carl Packman, Research and Good Practice Manager Toynbee Hall’s Research and Good Practice Manager Carl Packman, takes a look at what’s behind the numbers coming out of the latest publications on debt. Figures published last week by PayPlan revealed that the average UK borrower struggling with debt owes nearly £17,000. This week debt advice…
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