Payments and Collections

Collections Scoring Models for Autofinance portfolio

Posted on Jun 14 2013 by

Vikas Kumar is a senior consultant in Decision Analytics’ Global Consulting Practice. He analyses his experience in Collections Scoring Models for Autofinance Portfolios.

10th June 2013: Austerity or Growth?

Posted on Jun 10 2013 by

Sadia Sheikh touches upon the experience of selected countries in balancing austerity and their growth agendas.

3rd June 2013: Portugal Deficit Update

Posted on Jun 04 2013 by

Thomas Crowdy provides an update on Portugal’s on-going process of fiscal adjustment and assesses the implications for short-term growth.

Are you sure you know your customers current address?

Posted on May 31 2013 by

Forward address links keep you up to date when your customers dont.

27th May 2013: Key Sectoral Trends

Posted on May 28 2013 by

Short-term trends are bleak: the weak eurozone is adversely affecting manufacturing via export demand whilst smaller businesses are being held back by lack of credit. Banks are under pressure from regulators and the public sector is struggling under its austerity programme. Consumers face poor labour market conditions while construction remains mired by lack of activity.

UK GDP: 2013q1 second estimate

Posted on May 23 2013 by

Peter Gutmann discusses Experian Economics 2013 first quarter second estimate of UK GDP.

UK Retail Sales: May 2013 Release

Posted on May 22 2013 by

Peter Gutmann discusses recent trends in the UK’s Retail sector.

UK Consumer Prices: May 2013 Release

Posted on May 21 2013 by

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) annual inflation rate showed an unexpected and marked fall in April to 2.4%, after six consecutive months in a tight range of 2.7% to 2.8%.

Two out of three UK adults plan to improve their finances by switching this year

Posted on May 20 2013 by

Two out of three UK adults plan to improve their finances by switching this year. Cost of existing financial commitments and an inability to afford repayments is the main driver.

20th May 2013: Labour Market Round-up

Posted on May 20 2013 by

The run of healthy labour market data, defying virtual stagnation in GDP and public sector job cuts in the past year, stalled in early 2013. The combination of job losses and extremely weak earnings growth will keep household incomes under pressure. However, conditions should improve later this year, buoyed by a pick up in the global backdrop, easing inflation and credit conditions.