Personal Standards

The Creep

The full impact of the cost-of-living crisis is yet to be seen, but support and intervention should not wait until despair strikes. Anna Roughley of the LSB explains why it is vital that firms step in to support those who need it most.

The Last Resort: identifying and supporting victims of illegal lending

Over a million people are estimated to be borrowing from illegal lenders, the impact of which can be hugely harmful to victims’ finances, mental health and personal lives. Banks, lenders, and debt collection agencies are extremely likely to come into contact or serve customers who are victims of illegal money lending.