Loan sharks

Britain’s banks fail the poor

28 July 2014 11:36

Britain’s banks aren’t working for the poor. We, the better off, might moan when our internet banking crashes or in-branch…

Cracking down on payday lenders will hurt the poor

1 July 2013 17:50

Payday loans and pawnbrokers are a common feature of the nation’s high streets today, as they have been for centuries.…

Unite plans to set up a nationwide network of credit unions to stave off payday lenders. Picture: Getty

Credit where credit’s due for Unite’s payday lender challenge

17 October 2012 17:39

Coffee House isn’t always the greatest friend of the trade unions, but one union made a striking announcement today which…