People and communities Borrow money safely

Pay-day loans, doorstep lenders and loan sharks

Think carefully before you borrow money: even if you're desperate, there are other options, such as a credit union or emergency grant.

If you think you have borrowed money from a loan shark you can report them at www.gov.uk/report-loan-shark.

If a payday loan broker has withdrawn money from your bank account to pay for their comparison services, you should contact the Financial Ombudsman for advice.

 

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