bailiffs

Call for tougher bailiff regulation as household debt hits £19 billion

Citizens Advice is calling for better regulation of bailiff firms, as it estimates households are falling behind on essential bills by as much as £18.9 billion.

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UK water companies send "aggressive" debt collection letters

UK water companies have been sending customers increasingly aggressive debt collection letters in order to get them to pay their bills.

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Bailiffs called out 1.8m times by councils in last year

Local authorities across England and Wales called in bailiffs to recover debts 1.8 million times in the last 12 months, according to the Money Advice Trust.

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What are your rights against bailiffs?

If you owe money to someone bailiffs can use various tactics to try to get it back. One option available to them is to instruct a bailiff to take things belonging to you to pay off the debt.

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