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Five ways the UK can learn from Australia’s no interest loan schemes

With the scrapping of the social fund and the confusion around budgeting advances under universal credit more people risk having to visit high cost credit lenders just to get by. But No Interest Loan Schemes offer an alternative to that. With a look at how they work in Australia, more local authorities in the UK could build support for this lifeline. ...

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