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How long does debt stay on your credit report in the UK?

5 September 2021
Unsecured debt remains on your credit report while it is current. Once it's settled, records remain there for six years.... read more »

Over 20,000 Scots 'face insolvency this year'

3 January 2021
More than 20,000 Scottish residents could become insolvent in 2021, according to accountancy firm PKF, as increasing numbers find themselves unable to deal with their debts. ... read more »

Rise in middle-class bankruptcies as parents struggle with debt

30 March 2011
According to a study by credit information group Experian, unemployment and divorce (amongst other things) are pushing more middle-class parents into insolvency, The Telegraph reports.... read more »

Debt in Scotland: Glasgow named bankruptcy capital

17 August 2009
According to figures released by the Accountant in Bankruptcy, which administers the process of personal bankruptcy in Scotland, the number of people going bankrupt in Glasgow more than doubled in the first half of 2009, reports.... read more »

Record bankruptcies reveal extent of debt problems

11 May 2009
Insolvency figures for the first three months of 2009 have revealed just how many people have been unable to repay their debts.... read more »

Debt in Scotland: LILA cases 'may top 10,000 in first year'

4 February 2009
Last year, the Government introduced legislation allowing Low Income, Low Asset (LILA) borrowers in Scotland to petition for bankruptcy themselves.... read more »

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