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UK jumps two places to become the 6th place in…

The Doing Business 2015 report is an annual report in its 12th year which compares the ease of doing business for domestic firms in 189 economies. It investigates the regulations that enhance...

Blog - Nov 2015
So what are the predictions for the Festive Season 2015?

Christmas sales across Europe are tipped to grow by 18.4 per cent. Online retailers in UK can expect to see Christmas sales grow by 16.2 per cent in 2015 with total online sales for the year set to...

Blog - Nov 2015
Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity thieves

Extended families from multi-cultural backgrounds also at higher risk, while two-thirds of all identity theft victims are also...

Blog - Nov 2015
Reflecting back on Christmas spending 2014

December is a major month for shopping with many important dates and events to entice consumers to spend more for the festivities of Christmas.  First there’s Black Friday then Cyber Monday, Manic...

Blog - Nov 2015
UK labour market regains vigour in line with Experian expectations

The key points comparing the three months to August 2015 with the three months to May were: Employment rose by 140,000. The number of employees was up 120,000, accompanied by a rise of 29,000 in...

Blog - Oct 2015
Final Estimate of GDP confirms UK recovery is on track

Experian’s view that the UK economic upswing remains on track was supported by official data released today, which confirmed that the economy grew by 0.7% in real terms in the second quarter of...

Blog - Oct 2015
Is the Living wage enough to offset the latest welfare…

Experian Economic’s latest income tracker update shows a significant widening in the gap between the discretionary income gains of the upmarket group and the price sensitive group beyond 2015....

Blog - Sep 2015
2015 Q2 UK GDP second estimate, Experian forecasts solid consumer…

The second estimate of UK GDP for the second quarter of 2015 was unchanged from the first; confirming our expectation that growth had picked up to 0.7% q-o-q, from 0.4% in 2015...

Blog - Sep 2015
Dramatic increase in current account fraud

Current account fraud almost doubles due to extensive large scale organised...

Blog - Aug 2015
Is this the Tipping Point for banks?

Right now retail banking has reached a Tipping Point as more money than ever before is being invested into financial technology ventures. Analysis shows that challenger banks are currently seeing...

Blog - Jul 2015
New industry body will highlight the cost of fraud in…

The government’s fraud cost estimate set to be revived. UK’s only indicator on the total cost of fraud to be launched this...

Blog - Jul 2015
Current accounts become number one fraud target

Current account fraud has now surpassed mortgage application fraud, which until now had been the biggest target - 83 out of every 10,000...

Blog - Jul 2015