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HMRC triples spend on debt collectors

In the last three years, pay to private debt collectors from the HMRC has risen by 500%, whereby signifying the HMRC are stepping up...

Bailiffs are brought in to collect debt of £21M

Latest figures for Councils across the Black Country and Staffordshire revealed that over the past two and a half years they called in bailiffs...

Private debt collectors to fetch back payments made in error

Households that received money they did not claim may get a knock on the door... Thousands of struggling families who have been overpaid tax credits...

Derby City Council write of £50,000 debt owed by benefit fraudsters

Almost £50,000 of debt owed by individuals who fraudulently claimed housing benefits is set to be written off by Derby City Council. A report on the...

Charity argues that Bailiffs should be a last resort.

Babergh District Council has been advised that it should do more to stop the use of bailiffs by a national debt charity. According to new research...

Taxpayers’ money wasted in futile debt collection effort.

Exclusive details have been announced this week that Highland Council have cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds in efforts to recover debts owed...

Wales’ debt problems ‘increase by a fifth’

The number of people suffering with debt related problems in Wales has increased by nearly a fifth in the last year, according to the...

Bailiffs instructed 13,000 times in a year over late London Council...

Bailiffs were instructed almost 13,000 times in London last year to collect debts from people falling behind on their council tax bills, a report reveals this...

Successful Debt Collection is the key to Liverpool’s tax woes

It has been revealed that Liverpool City Council is owed a staggering 97.5m in unpaid council tax which is more than the total owed...

Debt Collectors called in for London Council tax blitz

A North London government authority has agreed to pilot a new debt collection project with debt collection agency Agilisys Revenue Collection. Enfield Council has instructed...