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2015 saw a record number of start-ups in Britain but…

2015 saw a record number of start-ups in Britain, 608,110 companies were registered with Companies House, an increase from the 2014 figure of 581,173. The figures for 2016 are on course to beat this...

Blog - Mar 2016
A fifth of all ID fraud aimed at renters

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...

Blog - Mar 2016
Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams

One in four men would spend his pension on a dream holiday. Less than a quarter would seek professional advice about their private...

Blog - Mar 2016
Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud analysis

Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of...

Blog - Mar 2016
Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to…

In common with current accounts, the relentless rise in card fraud is being powered by ID thieves, with around eight out of 10 detected card frauds from bogus third-party applicants....

Blog - Feb 2016
Spotting fraud at postcode level

Analysis of 10 addresses in and around the same area of leafy Warwickshire, pointed to a suspected ghost-broking...

Blog - Feb 2016
Aviva detected fraud on 2,200 new commercial motor policies in…

In 2015 alone, Aviva identified more than 11,000 instances of personal motor application...

Blog - Feb 2016
Renewed surge in current account fraud

Detected fraud rate for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications in January, to 156 in every 10,000 applications in December....

Blog - Feb 2016
Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectations, bold aspirations and increasing…

The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard, save carefully to get there and a clear idea of what they want out of life....

Blog - Feb 2016
Nature versus nurture when it comes to adopting the best…

New research and insight from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals four out of five Millennials say they have received no formal financial...

Blog - Feb 2016
Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parents

New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of Millennials (18-34 year olds) manage to save at least a quarter of their disposable income every month -...

Blog - Feb 2016
What is days beyond terms and how can you reduce…

Days beyond terms (DBT) is a commonly used business credit term that indicates how long a business has taken to pay its invoices beyond the agreed payment terms. Prompt payment of invoices is one of...

Blog - Jan 2016