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Collections Foresight Tool – estimate the volume and value of…

Do you understand how the future collections challenge could affect your business? We have a market-leading capability to overlay forward-looking economic forecasts onto our credit data. This unique...

Blog - Nov 2020
An economic review: Six months on – looking back to…

A reflection of 4 key performance indicators The last six months have been unprecedented by any measure. We’ve seen entire economies locked down overnight. Governments have been forced to provide...

Blog - Nov 2020
October Economic Update – an interview with Experian’s Chief Economist

We caught up with our Chief Economist – Mohamed Chaudhri, to explore what has changed in the economy over the last month. Mo shared his views on not only the economic conditions, but also areas...

Blog - Oct 2020
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Age, attitudes and the economy: a look at the factors…

When assessing affordability, the more you know about an individual’s financial situation and behaviours the better. But to understand how their affordability might change over time, and how you...

Blog - Jan 2019
NEWS: Bank of England announces interest rates rise. What do…

On 2nd of August the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), voted to increase interest rates to 0.75% – rising by 25bps, as per our forecasts. This makes interest rates the highest they have been in...

Blog - Aug 2018
Don’t focus just on interest rates. There are many economic…

This time last year we were talking about the forthcoming squeeze on incomes. Inflation was comparatively low, and wage growth was quite strong. But, the latest economic data confirms that today...

Blog - Mar 2018
How do differing customer profiles affect the credit market?

The UK has an aging population – this decade alone has seen a 72% increase in ‘centenarians’ compared to the last and by 2040 nearly one in seven Britons will be over...

Blog - Mar 2017
Labour market gains ease but earnings growth accelerates

In line with Experian’s expectations, today’s figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show growth in most labour market metrics eased from the strong rates reported last month....

Blog - Mar 2016
Q4 GDP in line with Experian’s view that the economic…

The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the preliminary figure, confirming growth at 0.5% q-on-q in 2015 Q4. This follows q-on-q growth at near 0.5% in each of the previous three quarters,...

Blog - Mar 2016
Labour market remains strong though earnings growth continues to struggle

Experian welcomes the positive labour market figures released today, though the weakness in wage growth remains a...

Blog - Feb 2016
Experian expects CPI inflation to remain marginally above zero for…

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to January, compared with 0.2% in December. This is the highest annual rate registered for 12...

Blog - Feb 2016
UK retail sales volumes fall in December

The latest retail sales figures are disappointing, but we expect sales volume growth to improve in the coming months though at a slower rate than in the early part of...

Blog - Jan 2016