KPIs: Karl’s Performance Indicators – Halloween subject lines

Posted on Oct 28 2015 by

In this post Karl Bond takes a look at some of the data surrounding email marketing for Halloween 2014. Some useful and handy tips in here.

Economy slows, but growth still steady

Posted on Oct 27 2015 by

GDP growth slowed to 0.5% in 2015 Q3, down from 0.7% in the previous three months. The services sector continued to drive the recovery and saw increases in all 4 of the main services aggregates. Disappointingly the manufacturing sector continued to contract, with output now estimated to have fallen 0.9% this year. There was also […]

Paying bills late could be more damaging than you think

Posted on Oct 26 2015 by

According to new figures, the problem of late payments straining SMEs finances is getting worse; being owed a total of £67.4bn in unpaid invoices, that’s up 8 per cent from this time last year (1). Between Q2 2014 and Q2 2015, the percentage of SMEs waiting more than 30 days for payments has increased from […]

Data analytics helps housing associations

Posted on Oct 23 2015 by

With the shift in housing benefit payments being made to individuals, coupled with recent welfare reforms and the rising cost of living, the risk of missing a rent payment has never been greater. Data analytics can help harness the power of your data to help you predict and safeguard individuals who may be experiencing financial […]

The Changing Face of Collections

Posted on Oct 23 2015 by

Good collections practices are an opportunity to combine sensible business with compassion – and it’s easier to be compassionate when you’re well informed.

Buoyant September retail sales data support Experian’s view that consumers spending to remain healthy for the rest of this year

Posted on Oct 22 2015 by

Today’s release from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that Retail Sales volumes grew by 1.9% in September, the biggest monthly gain since December 2013.

Is your marketing ready for the festive period – what’s going to happen and when?

Posted on Oct 22 2015 by

Christmas 2015 is fast approaching. Is your marketing ready? Are you aware and prepared for the key dates? What’s going to happen? Read this to find out

Choose the optimal collections action for each customer

Posted on Oct 21 2015 by

It is essential for businesses to design and deliver collection strategies that find the balance between the needs and preferences of the customer and the needs of the business.

Benefits of going green for your company

Posted on Oct 21 2015 by

On Monday 5th October, under new Government regulations large retailers with over 250 employees started charging 5p for carrier bags in hope that it‘ll cut the 7.6bn bags given to shoppers every year. Plastic bags aren’t biodegradable therefore can remain in landfill for hundreds of years, it’s expected that £60m in litter clean-up costs will […]

Ensure your browser is ready – New minimum security requirements coming soon to Experian

Posted on Oct 19 2015 by

To help keep you safe and secure online while using Experian products we’ll be rolling out new minimum security requirements soon. Due to the myriad of browsers available with different default security settings, we’ve put together this article to guide you through a step-by-step process to ensure you’re ready before the change occurs.   1) […]