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

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 even more with over 145,000 business start-ups by mid-march already(1). This isn’t surprising as a...

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

How we helped more than 14,400 victims recover from fraud in...

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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...

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Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart frau...

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...

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Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to f...

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....

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Spotting fraud at postcode level...

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

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Aviva detected fraud on 2,200 new commercial motor pol...

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

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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....

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Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expe...

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....

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