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Experian’s benign CPI forecast broadly unchanged as CPI gr...

Posted on Jun 16 2016 by
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to May, unchanged from April. Other than a spike in CPI in March, due largely to the timing of Easter, inflation has been at 0.3% for every month so far this year....

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New data sharing rules will help 50,000 smaller businesses...

Posted on Mar 28 2016 by
Following a Bank of England-commissioned report, changes will be made to credit data sharing rules. The change to the Principles of Reciprocity (PoR) allow trade credit providers who agree to share their sales ledger data to...

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A fifth of all ID fraud aimed at renters...

Posted on Mar 24 2016 by
Last year saw professional renters bear the biggest brunt of a surge in identity theft, with one out of five (20%) of all attempts aimed at young professionals living in rented accommodation. This group was also the key target...

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Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams...

Posted on Mar 18 2016 by
Less than two fifths of over-50s are wary about potential scams targeting newly freed pensions. As pre-retirement over-50s start to think about how they will take advantage of the new pension freedoms, they may be leaving...

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Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?...

Posted on Mar 16 2016 by
Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic groups within society are most targeted by fraudsters. Unsurprisingly, the relatively cash-rich City Prosperity segment continues to be the...

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Renewed surge in current account fraud...

Posted on Feb 10 2016 by
Current account fraud surged again in 2015, as new figures show it continues to be the most targeted financial product. Detected fraud rates for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000...

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Experian expects CPI inflation to remain below 1% for most o...

Posted on Dec 15 2015 by
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.1% in the year to November, compared with a 0.1% fall in the year to October. This is the first time inflation has been positive since July....

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Consumer spending still leading the way...

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by
The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the first, confirming growth at 0.5% q-o-q in 2015q3, after 0.7% in 2015 Q2. Solid growth in services at 0.7% outweighed weakness in manufacturing, where output shrank by 0.4%....

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Britain’s fastest growing small companies bring prospe...

Posted on Nov 27 2015 by
A recent report was released regarding Britain’s fastest growing small companies and how they compared region by region. High growth small businesses (HGSBs) are companies that are achieving more than 20 per cent average annual...

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