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Business Debtline

Business Debtline provides free advice and resources to help people deal with their business finances and business debts.

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Business Debtline is run by national charity the Money Advice Trust, Business Debtline offers practical self-help – empowering people to speak to creditors directly, and put solutions in place to resolve their business finance and debt problems. 
In 2016, Business Debtline helped 20,860 people on the phone, and a further 3,731 people through our webchat service. In addition there were 132,462 visits to the Business Debtline website. After speaking to us, 74% of callers said they felt less stressed about personal and business debts.
Business Debtline is the only free debt advice service for small businesses and the self-employed. contains guides, fact sheets and sample letters, as well as a business and household budget tool.

"Debt is a horrible situation to be in, so having a non-judgemental service was fantastic."

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Business Debtline gives advice on important business debts such as tax and business rates and support if creditors take court action. Business Debtline helps people look at their business finances and decide the next steps to take. For example, they can advise on how best to recover debts from other people or how to close their business if that’s the right thing. They also advise people on personal debts such as credit cards and bank loans and help people budget better.
Business Debtline is completely free, confidential and independent.
For more information on how Business Debtline can work with your organisation contact
Ian Robinson
Head of business development
020 7653 3321

For self-employed or small business debt advice, visit the Business Debtline website or contact us via webchat.

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