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UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice...

Posted on Jun 29 2016 by
UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments, with around half admitting they considered quitting freelance life because of the continued struggles and worries over continued late payments, according to a...

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Drop in County Court Judgements but what does this mean for ...

Posted on Jun 21 2016 by
There has been encouraging statistics to show that the number and total value of County Court Judgements (CCJs) issued against businesses in England and Wales fell sharply during the first quarter of 2016. However the specific...

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Treat the cause of late payments, not the symptoms...

Posted on Jun 15 2016 by
Late payments is a big problem for many organisations in the UK and its impact on those with fewer than 50 employees are typically twice as likely as large corporates. Many SMEs don’t manage or pay close enough attention to...

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Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things...

Posted on Jun 01 2016 by
Right now millions of new “things” get connected online every day - from toasters and heart monitors, to cars and light bulbs. The mass adoption of devices with multi-layered connectivity has been badged the Internet of...

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Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating...

Posted on May 25 2016 by
The annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per year, according to a new report. It dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion in 2013. The...

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Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the Inter...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
Connected devices, smart phones or tablets, are no longer the only things with an internet connection.  There's now a vast number of other consumer products, including cars, heart monitors, and clothing, also linked to the...

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Three key reasons to check bank account data...

Posted on Apr 12 2016 by
A recent press release from Payments UK called for better understanding of the ownership of bank accounts, this focus is commendable. As Experian is a supplier of solutions that make the link between bank accounts and their...

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SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost of p...

Posted on Apr 07 2016 by
Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data breach. Estimates fall critically short and would put the survival of many...

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Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams...

Posted on Mar 18 2016 by
Less than two fifths of over-50s are wary about potential scams targeting newly freed pensions. As pre-retirement over-50s start to think about how they will take advantage of the new pension freedoms, they may be leaving...

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