“UK household debt hits record high” This was the headline I woke up to just before Christmas, and was based on figures released by the Bank of England.
The Shelter Scotland free housing advice helpline answers over 100 calls a day from people across the whole of Scotland and is at the core of the work that we do as a charity, so I wanted to spend some time to tell you what it is the helpline actually does.
The Guardian published the story of Telan Stone a couple of weeks ago, and I would imagine like most viewers, I was saddened and appalled by her story. As an adviser on the Shelter Scotland helpline, we see snapshots of this despair every day. Too often, however, the misery of the individuals is lost in […]