UK and global economy

The Three Rs of a Data Breach: Respond, Reassure &…

The ability to act quickly after a data breach is essential, but only achievable if you have a plan in place Current research...

Blog - Dec 2017
Retail spending remains healthy a month before the festive peak

November saw growth of 0.2% (month-on-month) in retail sales volumes. In the three months leading up to October volumes were up 2.1%. This is the biggest increase since Q4 (October, November and...

Blog - Dec 2016
Brexit: What the UK’s businesses should do next

The historic vote to leave the European Union has brought joy and despair in almost equal measure across the UK, along with a great deal of uncertainty for our businesses. Questions linger over...

Blog - Jul 2016
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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?

In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to...

Blog - Jul 2016
Experian’s benign CPI forecast broadly unchanged as CPI growth remains…

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to May, unchanged from April. Other than a spike in CPI in March, due largely to the timing of Easter, inflation has been at 0.3% for every...

Blog - Jun 2016
Experian expects CPI inflation to increase very gradually, though the…

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in the year to...

Blog - May 2016
Preparing for IFRS 9 – A tailored approach to loss…

With a tailored approach, you get the best forecast of future losses for you – one that suits your portfolio perfectly rather than a one-size-fits-all...

Blog - Apr 2016
Preparing for IFRS 9 – The wider benefits of transitioning…

IAS 39 has been around in its current form since 2005, so you may be nervous about the transition to IFRS 9. However, as All Blacks legend Brad Thorn discovered, switching from one system to another...

Blog - Apr 2016
Labour market gains ease but earnings growth accelerates

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....

Blog - Mar 2016
Preparing for IFRS 9: Take the direct route to accurate…

In life, it does not matter how much work you put into something if you are heading in the wrong direction, as one Olympic athlete once discovered to his...

Blog - Mar 2016
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,...

Blog - Mar 2016
Labour market remains strong though earnings growth continues to struggle

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

Blog - Feb 2016