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Prime Minister visits New CAP Centre

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Keen to publicise his new church debt centre, a rector arranged to meet with his local MP – who happened to be David Cameron.

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CAP named as one of the UK’s top employers with the best leaders

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Charity Christians Against Poverty has tonight been again been named as one of the UK’s best employers.

The organisation, whose headquarters are in Bradford, scooped 2nd place in the Sunday Times Best 100 Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015 while John Kirkby and Matt Barlow won the Best Leader award - for the fifth time.

Read the full release here

The Poor Pay More - why the vulnerable suffer twice as much fuel poverty

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Low income households with pre-payment energy meters are suffering twice as much fuel poverty, a new report shows.

Instead of being able to snap up the best online deals, the poorest are forced into paying hundreds more on energy every year.

Read the full release here
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CAP in the news

The Independent - 13 February 2015

Are bills ruining your family life? Try the lover's guide to coping with debt... Read the article here.

Daily Record - 06 February 2015

Widow tells of help to overcome debt struggle Read the article here.

Telegraph & Argus - 22 January 2015

More than 25,000 children in Bradford district live in families with energy debt problems Read the article here.

Daily Record - 20 January 2015

Dad of two tells how debt hell led to creditors calling him ten times a day before a charity helped him get out of the red. Read the article here.

The Independent - 17 January 2015

A couple of decades late, the bankruptcy threat recedes Read the article here.

Daily Mail - 17 January 2015

Article on debt surge with quote from CAP Chief Executive Matt Barlow Read the article here.

BBC News Online - 15 January 2015

Relief extended for poor with debts Read the article here.

Western Morning News - 10 January 2015

A debt counselling charity has told how more than a third of its clients from the South West suffered in silence with poor finances for years before finding the courage to ask for help. Read the article here.

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