Posted 8 February 2021
New research report ‘The single parent debt trap’ published by Gingerbread and StepChange, the UK’s leading debt charity, reveals that single parents are more likely to be living with problem debt. The research also shows...
Published on 12 February 2015
There have been numerous attempts to estimate the financial impact of relationship breakdown, resulting in very large figures attributed to separation – particularly parental separation. We review some of this analysis, and identify significant gaps and inaccuracies in current estimates. Gingerbread calls for caution in using these estimates and a better evidence base to understand the impact of poor relationship quality.