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Trading online for SMEs...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 by
Online sales in the UK have increased by 16.2 per cent* since 2014, making it one of the top markets in Europe. The internet offers SMEs the largest customer base they could’ve ever imagined with unlimited markets and...

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Dramatic increase in current account fraud...

Posted on Aug 18 2015 by
There has been a huge surge in large-scale targeted fraud attacks during Q2-2015.  Current accounts saw the rate of fraudulent applications soar from 81 in every 10,000 during Q1 2015, to 151 in every 10,000 applications by the...

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Experian launch 99 for £99 to help start-ups with late paym...

Posted on Aug 14 2015 by
A record 50,000 companies are being created each month, with 587,000 being set up in the UK alone in 2014. Although the UK’s population of start-up companies is increasing at the fastest rate, there are a number of challenges...

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Is this the Tipping Point for banks?...

Posted on Jul 16 2015 by
Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell pretty much nailed it when he wrote in The Tipping Point to explain how an idea, product, message or behaviour develops into a relentless trend. He defined it as: “That magic moment when an...

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New industry body will highlight the cost of fraud in the UK...

Posted on Jul 08 2015 by
A new industry body has been set up to highlight the cost of fraud to UK businesses, charities and the public. The UK Fraud Cost Measurement Committee will seek to revive and enhance the government’s previous Annual Fraud...

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Current accounts become number one fraud target...

Posted on Jul 02 2015 by
For the first time, current accounts have become the most targeted financial product by fraudsters. At least 89 in every 10,000 applications for a current account are being made by an imposter, according to our analysis. The...

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Plug into our interactive fraud data...

Posted on Jun 24 2015 by
Welcome to our fully interactive fraud analysis. It covers all the latest fraud statistics and insights, including how, who and where it’s taking place, alongwith an overview of new and emerging trends. Simply click the graphs...

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Why safeguarding against a data breach is worth every penny...

Posted on Jun 16 2015 by
Despite dramatic rises in the number of data breaches, most businesses think they are protected but as it turns out many are not, with one in three (34%) without even a data breach response plan in place. Our research...

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Heat maps highlight fraud hotspots...

Posted on Jun 12 2015 by
Customer fraud - or first-party fraud - continues to be mainly concentrated in the inner-cities and it’s a trend that is unlikely to change given it reflects the social mix of urban neighbourhoods....

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