TUC: household debt for average family now more than £14,000

Median wages still languishing £20 a week below pre-financial crash levels, according to ONSHousehold debt soared by a third to record levels in the past decade as workers struggled to cope with the impact of a prolonged squeeze on wages, a new report …

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One man’s fight exposes the greed that still drives big banks | Kevin McKenna

John Guidi, bankrupted by mis-sold loans, today starts a hunger strike outside the Clydesdale Bank’s headquartersFew other issues seemed to define the essential wickedness at the heart of unrestrained capitalism than the conduct of the banking industry…

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One man’s fight exposes the greed that still drives big banks | Kevin McKenna

John Guidi, bankrupted by mis-sold loans, today starts a hunger strike outside the Clydesdale Bank’s headquartersFew other issues seemed to define the essential wickedness at the heart of unrestrained capitalism than the conduct of the banking industry…

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I’m seriously ill, but Lloyds won’t let me put my affairs in order

I have been discharged from bankruptcy, but it insists I owe it moneySeveral years ago my health began to fail. I had to leave my job and, because I could no longer service my debts, I had to declare myself bankrupt in December 2015. I’m far from proud…

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