christian-wiediger-606395-unsplash-1Research findings from the Digital Interfaces & Debt project has made national news. Reports have focused on our recommendation for a ‘credit curfew’ – a pause on access to high-cost credit during the hours of 11pm and 7am to help minimise the number of borrowers with unmanageable debts. A lot of borrowing happens at night, with many consumers describing borrowing at this time as impulsive and something that they later regretted.

The Times:

BBC Online

BBC Radio 4 Money Box (Dr Rachel Gordon talks about the research): (listen from 10:20)

BBC Radio Newcastle (Dr James Ash discusses our call for a credit curfew): (listen from 22.22)


Credit curfew receives media attention