Repayment Difficulty Index shows 10.6% rise

April 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p50
Trade Publication
Discusses the results of a survey conducted by the Consumer Credit Counselling Service which showed the increase in repayment difficulty index in Great Britain. Factors contributing to the increase; Percentage of increase in the repossession orders for mortgage arrears; Implication of the difficulty index for the consumer-driven economy.


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