Identity and Fraud

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Pension fraud – affecting more people than ever...

Customer expectations and regulatory change has led to increased responsibility on the provider to protect against pension fraud. Pension freedoms have created greater flexibility and access for customers but also encouraged fraudsters to target customer’s entire pots. If providers get the identification and verification system right they can create...

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In 2040 demand for care homes will have doubled...

Society is changing. People are living longer which presents a challenge of morbidity vs. mortality. In plain English, the longer people live, the more they do so in ill health. To put it in perspective 14,450 centenarians, of which over 750 are aged over 105 live in the UK....

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Friend or Foe? Why candidate pre-screening goes hand i...

Increasingly organisations are becoming aware of the real threat of data breaches. Those at the top of their game are quick to realise that ‘insider threat’ is one of the causes of a data breach incident.  Pre-screening employees is one way to support the organisation in reducing this risk....

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You don’t need a passport to visit your local...

According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), this year over 600k young people will celebrate their 18th birthday. That’s a lot of parties and legal pub visits – and a lot of passports that could be at risk if each took them out to party as a form of...

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Is Jack Frost giving utility providers a chill?...

As Britain heads into a cold snap homes are turning up the heat and energy usage is soaring. But is it Jack Frost turning the dial or is it an impersonator? How hot will the fraudster be during the coming months? For many utility providers the answers to these...

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Do you think the theft of biometric information is pos...

Millions of people already use fingerprint recognition to access their smartphones. For many, this is a first exposure to one use of biometric information that could become a common way to verify a person’s identity for a range of financial s...

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PSD2 – what is it and what changes can we expect...

PSD2 is about to shake up banking payments services – what is it and what changes can we expect? New European Union rules governing how payment service providers operate are about to shake up the banking industry thanks to PSD2, but what do the changes actually m...

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What PSD2 is, is largely unknown, yet it could bring s...

The way millions of customers across the UK make payments through digital banking services is about to undergo a significant transformation thanks to a set of new rules about to be rolled out for financial businesses, namely...

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A data arms race: the future of Wealth, Life, and Pens...

The Wealth, Life, and Pensions market is moving – and quickly. Once it was the sedate end of the financial sector, with policies and investments sold in ranges and at a pace that suited providers, that’s not the case anymore. Now, the customer is king – and things are...

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