Protecting the public purse

Posted on Nov 14 2013 by

Up to £178 million of fraud was detected by local government in the last year from 107,000 fraud cases.

6 reasons why you may need a scorecard check-up

Posted on Nov 14 2013 by

Do you need a check-up – a scorecard check-up that is? Has it been a while since you last dusted off your scorecards and explored whether you had the right data in the mix? Then now – as the UK economy shows signs of returning to growth – is the perfect time to do it.

Welcome to analytics

Posted on Nov 13 2013 by

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A Day in the Life of an Experian Lead Analyst

Posted on Nov 08 2013 by

Read on to find out more about my work as a geek-to-business translator within Experian Marketing Services’ analysts team.

Partnership unveiled with innovative new online gaming platform Jaro

Posted on Nov 08 2013 by

We are providing the new charitable e-gaming concept with identity verification services to help authenticate the age and identity of its users.

Retail triage: can we really save every British high street?

Posted on Nov 01 2013 by

There is a great deal of talk, and has been for some time, of the “death of the high street” in the UK, with many high streets across the country now experiencing high rates of vacancy. In response we’ve seen planning policies and development strategies for these areas focusing on filling vacant units with more shops and making them vibrant places to shop. But is this the right approach and can every high street really be treated the same?

Enough is enough – pulling the trigger on automated decisioning

Posted on Oct 31 2013 by

All too often as credit risk professionals, we don’t take the time to evaluate our credit policies because “that’s how it has always been done around here”. Unfortunately, this mentality increases days sales outstanding, raises uncollectable debt and prohibits us from identifying good growth opportunities. Reviewing your policies early and often enables credit risk professionals to create more sophisticated rules around how to extend credit.

Insolvency rate falls for fifth consecutive month

Posted on Oct 31 2013 by

September brought yet another month of falling business failures (the fifth in a row), and only insolvency practitioners would bemoan the fact that – with insolvency rates at 0.07% – more companies are surviving than at any point since 2007.

An evolving network – understanding Facebook’s recent changes

Posted on Oct 25 2013 by

Facebook has seen many changes over the past few months that impact upon marketers. Changes in usage patterns and devices on which users access the site have come at the same time as the platform itself has evolved the services that it offers – such as the introduction of clickable hashtags and video ads. All this makes for a rapidly shifting environment for brands operating on the platform and to succeed, marketers must take a step back and embrace such changes while keeping the customer at the centre of their campaigns.

Black is the opposite of white

Posted on Oct 21 2013 by

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