Hounded by debt collectors? What are your rights?

Sarah Coles
BY0Y91 A red bill showing an overdue account in debt and in urgent need of payment. Image shot 2010. Exact date unknown. overdue
BY0Y91 A red bill showing an overdue account in debt and in urgent need of payment. Image shot 2010. Exact date unknown. overdue

If you are paid a visit by debt collectors, it can be a terrifying experience. You have no idea what powers they have, or what you should so. You just know that the officials are at your door demanding money.

So what can you do if the debt collectors - or bailiffs - come to call?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%