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Getting help with your debt

Consumer Credit Counselling Service

The CCCS is a registered charity which aims to assist people who are in financial difficulty by providing free, independent, impartial and realistic advice.

The CCCS freephone helpline is open from 0800 BST to 2000 GMT Monday to Friday.

Tel: 0800 138 1111

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provides free, confidential, and independent advice from over 3,200 locations.

Advice is available face-to-face, by telephone, and sometimes by e-mail. Most bureaux offer home visits.

National Debtline

National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Scotland and Wales. The service is free, confidential and independent.

Helpline: 0808 808 4000

Negative equity


The Pension Service: 0845 606 0265 or for Welsh speaking customers: 0845 60 60 275 (Mon to Fri 8am - 8pm)

The Pensions Advisory Service helpline: 0845 6012923 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)

HMRC National Insurance Deficiency Helpline: 0845 915 5996 (Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday 8am - 4pm)

HMRC General National Insurance Enquiries for individuals: 0845 302 1479 (Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm)

DWP helpline to request hard copies of factsheets (recording service): 0845 602 1785


Deposit guarantees in Europe

Further information

Safety of savings

FSCS Consumer Helpline: 020 7892 7300

FSA Consumer Helpline: From UK: 0845 606 1234

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