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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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Contactless cards and theft – what’s the problem?...

Posted on Feb 19 2016 by
Earlier this year we discussed a story that fraudsters with scanners can walk down the street and steal card data from contactless cards. This week a variation on this story has reared its head. This time it is claimed that...

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2016 Payments Trends – New banking providers get up an...

Posted on Feb 16 2016 by
The final trend for 2016 is a significant development in the race to provide banking to consumers and small businesses in a new way....

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Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectatio...

Posted on Feb 08 2016 by
The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard and save carefully to get there. Our research into this key segment of 18 to 34 year-olds, highlights their determination to lay down the...

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2016 Payments Trends – Updates to internet security cause ...

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by
The fourth item on the list of payments trends for 2016 is not specifically a payments industry issue although it could have a significant impact if not properly managed....

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