HMRC has gone too far – it must stop pursuing the low-hanging fruit

18 February 2019

Every year, almost half a million people in England alone consider taking their own life because of their problem debt, according to the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. Its research shows people in problem debt are three times more likely to consider suicide than anyone else.

Suicide is not inevitable, it is preventable. Financial problems can always be resolved. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal feelings, financial difficulties or mental health problems there is advice and support out there.