Fresh help for people facing debt problems

People in England and Wales who are struggling with problem debt are now entitled to a two-month grace period to get their finances back under control thanks to new ‘breathing space’ rules that have come into force.    Those affected won’t face enforcement action from their creditors and can get a 60 day respite during which all interest and charges …

Ding dong – beware of doorstep scammers

Fraudsters are using new scams related to the pandemic to target people on their doorstep, according to an investigation by consumer group Which? Scams include offering fast track testing and vaccines and collecting donations for bogus charities. Rogue traders have also used lockdown as an opportunity to revive traditional scams such as offering shoddy gardening or building services. A survey …