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Demand at UK’s biggest pawnbroker at record high amid cost of living crisis

Borrowing from H&T Group exceeds pre-Covid high with no relaxation of lending criteria

A record number of people are pawning items to borrow money from Britain’s largest pawnbroker amid an escalating cost of living crisis.

H&T Group said “pledge lending” – lending secured against a customer’s valuable items such as watches or jewellery – was at record levels, in a trading update published on Monday.

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