How does migration to IBAN format impact payments integrity?

Posted on Feb 04 2013 by

Businesses must look to use, leverage and embed data validation within systems and processes to avoid incurring significant costs.

Only one year until the SEPA deadline – but European businesses still have a long way to go

Posted on Feb 01 2013 by

Despite just a year remaining for businesses to migrate to SEPA standards European businesses still have a long way to go.

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.

Data quality management for SMEs – Part 1

Posted on Jan 25 2013 by

In this blog, I will be delving into the world of Data Quality Management in small to medium enterprises. In my many years of data management experience, necessary processes are not always seen as a “must have” and this seems to be rife in smaller organisations.

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?

Young and not so reckless; how to engage digital natives over the long term

Posted on Jan 18 2013 by

There is a well trodden customer strategy within many businesses: get them on board early and keep for them for life. Simple really, except that the two fundamental strands are now harder than ever.

Online Retailing: top stats of Christmas 2012

Posted on Jan 18 2013 by

Christmas 2012 showed some interesting statistics for the online retail industry. UK Internet users made 2.8 billion visits to retail websites and spent 372 million hours shopping, with boxing day seeing 113 million visits, setting a new British retail record!

Using data from across Experian Marketing Services we have put together an infographic to show the top stats of Christmas 2012. For the latest data updates make sure you follow us on Twitter @ExperianMarketingUK