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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in IVA & DRO
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in IVA & DRO
I'm still in the process of sending my application to SC. SC has asked if I am employed. I am. Do I really need to put my employer's name and address down? I prefer not to as I am worried they contact them about my debt. I work for a pharmaceutical company, therefore, the debt won't really affect my job, but I'm just worried about all the shame that comes along with having debt.



  • edited 26 May 2019 at 11:58PM
    sourcratessourcrates Forumite, Board Guide
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    edited 26 May 2019 at 11:58PM

    No one contacts your employer or anyone else, have you not heard of the General data protection regulation ?

    You have to provide the information requested if you want a DRO.

    The information is private, why would you think otherwise ?
    There is no shame in being in debt, most people are, you are been responsible and are using a recognised way to get yourself debt free, so forget about your scruples, get the forms filled in and submitted, and within a short space of time, you will be on the road to debt freedom.
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