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England: Financial advice to be available in churches

Posted on: May 28, 2014 8:07 AM
The Church Credit Champions Network (CCCN) will encourage consumers to use credit unions rather than payday lenders.
Related Categories: Abp Welby, England, Liverpool, London, Southwark

From the BBC News website

The Church of England has launched a new scheme to promote responsible lending, which will see people being given financial advice in church.

The Church Credit Champions Network (CCCN) will encourage consumers to use credit unions rather than payday lenders.

It follows the Archbishop of Canterbury's criticism of payday lenders in July last year.

Justin Welby said he was trying to put such lenders "out of business".

The CCCN scheme is launching in three pilot areas: the dioceses of London, Southwark and Liverpool.

Read the full article at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27589517