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How do differing customer profiles affect the credit m...

The UK has an aging population – this decade alone has seen a 72% increase in ‘centenarians’ compared to the last and by 2040 nearly one in seven Britons will be over 75*....

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Labour market gains ease but earnings growth accelerat...

In line with Experian’s expectations, today’s figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show growth in most labour market metrics eased from the strong rates reported last month. Earnings growth was a key exc...

Read More Labour market gains ease but earnings growth accelerates
Q4 GDP in line with Experian’s view that the economic ...

The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the preliminary figure, confirming growth at 0.5% q-on-q in 2015 Q4. This follows q-on-q growth at near 0.5% in each of the previous three quarters, indicating that UK economic expansion has settled at a solid 2% annualised, rather slower than in...

Read More Q4 GDP in line with Experian’s view that the economic growth remains heavily consumer dependent
Labour market remains strong though earnings growth co...

Experian welcomes the positive labour market figures released today, though the weakness in wage growth remains a...

Read More Labour market remains strong though earnings growth continues to struggle
Experian expects CPI inflation to remain marginally ab...

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to January, compared with 0.2% in December. This is the highest annual rate registered for 12...

Read More Experian expects CPI inflation to remain marginally above zero for the next couple of months
UK retail sales volumes fall in December...

The latest retail sales figures are disappointing, but we expect sales volume growth to improve in the coming months though at a slower rate than in the early part of...

Read More UK retail sales volumes fall in December
Rises in employment gather pace, but earnings growth s...

Experian welcomes the positive labour market figures, which should provide support to incomes despite easing wage...

Read More Rises in employment gather pace, but earnings growth struggles
Experian expects CPI inflation to remain near zero for...

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to an 11-month high of 0.2% in the year to December, compared with a 0.1% increase in the year to November. This is the first time CPI has been positive for two consecutive months since January...

Read More Experian expects CPI inflation to remain near zero for the next couple of months despite uptick in December
Experian expects CPI inflation to remain below 1% for ...

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.1% in the year to November, compared with a 0.1% fall in the year to October. This is the first time inflation has been positive since...

Read More Experian expects CPI inflation to remain below 1% for most of 2016 despite uptick in November