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UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late i...

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 recent study from Ormsby Street. The survey of 1,002 freelancers and sole-traders revealed that 46 per cent...

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Drop in County Court Judgements but what does this mea...

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 figures for SMEs within these statistics are still a cause for worry. Not...

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

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 their payments until it’s too late and the payment...

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

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of fra...

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

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every d...

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

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

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Three key reasons to check bank account data...

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 owners, any industry move that helps us to improve and widen the...

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SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cos...

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...

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Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams...

One in four men would spend his pension on a dream holiday. Less than a quarter would seek professional advice about their private...

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