Payments and Collections

Business Insolvency Index – Jan 2013: Business insolvencies fall in 2012

Posted on Jan 31 2013 by

The latest Business Insolvency Index from Experian®, the global information services company, reveals that during the full year 2012 fewer businesses failed – with 1.04 per cent of the business population failing compared to 1.10 per cent in 2011.

The year ended with December seeing 0.08 percent of businesses fail compared to 0.11 per cent in the same month during 2011.

Seller beware

Posted on Jan 31 2013 by

Jonathan Westley, managing director of Experian’s Consumer Information Services business, outlines the impact and remit of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Underpinning fund-raising support for thousands of charities and community groups

Posted on Jan 29 2013 by

Experian expertise underpins commitment, confidence and trust in supporters and donors of charities and community groups.

Cost-effective recovery routes to social-housing tenancy fraud

Posted on Jan 23 2013 by

Data-sharing is critical to preventing social housing fraud, but there are also differing routes to the cost-effective recovery of fraudulently sub-let homes. We outline two hugely successful case studies.

When is a SEPA migration not a SEPA migration?

Posted on Jan 21 2013 by

How should corporate treasuries test that their migration to SEPA compliance was a success?

Are you aware of the impact of RTI on your payroll when it becomes a mandatory requirement this year?

Posted on Jan 17 2013 by

RTI will be a mandatory requirement from HMRC in 2013. All organisations using Bacs for payroll are obliged to ensure their payment systems can handle the extra demands.

Graphic – Tackling the Public Sector’s £20 billion fraud, error and loss iceberg

Posted on Jan 15 2013 by

Analysis, trends and best practice for public sector bodies.

Improved mortality checks via Experian have helped save Guardian Financial Services from significant annuity overpayments

Posted on Jan 10 2013 by

Experian has announced a deal to provide Experian address and mortality screening services to Guardian Financial Services, the life assurance group which manages over 300,000 life insurance and pension policies.

Cementing global customer insight

Posted on Jan 08 2013 by

Selling across borders has become crucial and is now virtually mandatory for most retailers looking to increase revenues and international income streams. We outline our latest areas of coverage.

Santa is a fraud

Posted on Dec 18 2012 by

Santa is a fraud. Just look at the warning signs, says device recognition specialist and Experian international partner iovation. It identifies one billion mobile devices globally and currently conducts 2.5 billion device reputation checks a year. It enables clients to assess the likelihood of transactions being fraudulent based on the device from which an application is made. Its sophisticated real-time risk assessment analytics stops some 150,000 potential online fraud attempts each day.