loan sharks

  • August 14, 2019

    People struggling to make ends meet are being urged to avoid loan sharks, as latest figures show debt advice enquiries have hit a record high.

  • July 18, 2018

    Could Universal Credit facilitate modern slavery? It seems almost inevitable that it will, and not unreasonable to believe that it is already doing so.

  • January 24, 2013

    A campaign has been launched for Payday Loan Danger Day with a warning that there are "some sharks you can’t see coming".

  • August 13, 2010

    In the wake of the economic crisis, we've all been encouraged to be more realistic about debt. It's a message that will be of little use to those who are forced into the hands of loan sharks by desperation, poverty and the refusal of banks to give them credit. And for all the government's words about financial responsibility, they're letting the loan sharks get away with it.