Debt relief

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Tell us: have you entered into an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA)?
We want to hear from those who have got an IVA with or without a debt management company in the UK

Guardian community team

24, May, 2023 @12:10 PM

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Finance companies ‘may make $30bn’ by delaying debt relief for five countries
Exclusive: Debt Justice says hardline stance is preventing progress on alleviating poverty

Larry Elliott Economics editor

25, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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IMF calls for ‘another Gleneagles moment’ on debt relief and aid
Package similar to 2005 deal needed as struggling African countries suffer severe funding squeeze, says official

Larry Elliott Economics editor

14, Apr, 2023 @12:45 PM

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Wealthy west has little excuse after finally waking up to global debt crisis | Larry Elliott
As recent banking failures in US and Europe show, rich countries can act quickly when they want to

Larry Elliott Economics editor

13, Apr, 2023 @11:29 AM

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World’s poorest nations spend 16% of revenue on debt, the highest in 25 years
Sri Lanka tops league of countries unable to respond to crises at home due to crippling payments, as campaigners call for action to cancel debt

Kaamil Ahmed

11, Apr, 2023 @3:49 PM

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World Bank chief calls for dramatic hike in funding to help developing world
Outgoing boss David Malpass says more money needed to combat overlapping crises of war, pandemics and climate emergency

Larry Elliott Economics editor

30, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Accursed Share review – old bomb casings make perfect plant pots
The violent nature of colonial-era debt is brought to life through evocative tapestries, mortar shell house decorations – and a Lubaina Himid rollcall

Lisette May Monroe

22, Mar, 2023 @5:56 PM

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The Guardian view on Germany’s economic miracle: it was built on debt relief | Editorial
Editorial: Cancelling loans put the Wunder into Wirtschaftswunder. Treat poor nations the same today


26, Feb, 2023 @6:30 PM

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It’s high time to rethink how the World Bank operates
Many believe there is little future in trying to tackle problems of the 2020s with institutions created in the 1940s

Larry Elliott

19, Feb, 2023 @12:10 PM

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China’s future to AI and jobs: five big questions from Davos
From the threat of AI weaponising spam to a trade war sparked by green subsidies, the taxing topics at this year’s World Economic Forum

John Collingridge and Larry Elliott in Davos

20, Jan, 2023 @3:13 PM

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Hedge funds holding up vital debt relief for crisis-hit Sri Lanka, warn economists
Statement from 182 experts say only debt cancellation offers chance of recovery but investors are playing hardball

Larry Elliott Economics editor

08, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Who should pay?’: student debt relief in limbo as supreme court decides fate of millions
Over 26m student loan borrowers are waiting for the country’s highest court to decide if they can receive debt relief

Lauren Aratani in New York

28, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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