Our experts are at the forefront of developments in the world of identity and fraud; from cutting-edge technology and industry regulations, to fraud prevention measures and identity verification, you’ll find the latest news here.

Experian wins Cyber Security Initiative of the Year at Risk…

Last night, Experian was awarded the Cyber Security Initiative of the Year at the Risk Management Awards 2018. Together with my colleagues Boris Huard, Managing Director – Experian Decision...

Blog - Nov 2018
What is first, second and third party fraud?

In the first half of 2017, we saw an interesting trend. Detected fraud shifted from being led by identity theft (third party) to an increase in first party fraud. However, so far this year we’re...

Blog - Nov 2018
Creating a friction free digital customer experience

The rise of digital created certain expectations about how much easier the digital journey should be for the customer. In reality the customer experience has often been the opposite. Customers are...

Video - Nov 2018
Understanding the fraud risks is the first step to protecting…

Fraud continues to be a challenge for all businesses in all sectors and, as seen in our Global Fraud and Identity report, a significant proportion of companies globally have suffered more than a 20 %...

Blog - Oct 2018
Case Study: Alton Towers Resort

The UK’s number one theme park, Alton Towers Resort have been welcoming visitors through their doors for over 35 years. With a high level of staff turnover due to the seasonal nature of Alton...

Case Study - Oct 2018
How to quickly and efficiently screen seasonal hires

As the Christmas holiday season fast approaches, many retailers begin to look at how they’re going to hire the best people to cover seasonal business spikes. The Office for National Statistics have...

Blog - Oct 2018
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UK & I Fraud Report 2018

Today we uncover a new fraud every 15 seconds. This year’s fraud report has shown a similar trend to last year. Current accounts continue to be targeted, as do the Urban Cohesion Mosaic...

Report - Oct 2018
Employing apprentices – do they need a Criminal Record check?

With the Government’s plans to reach three million new apprentices by 2020¹, it’s becoming more attractive for businesses to employ apprentices, particularly with the introduction of the...

Blog - Oct 2018
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Data Breach: It’s not what you tell your customers. It’s…

Businesses often think that a data breach can bring down a company. That’s factually correct – it can. Financially it can be crippling, especially if you’re an SME or a start-up. But it’s...

Blog - Oct 2018
Employment rate at record high – how to recruit the…

At 75.6 per cent, the employment rate has never been higher – with over 3.3 million people moving into work since 2010 and 32.4 million people now in work. And with a continued fall in...

Blog - Sep 2018
NEWS: Experian partner with SAFERjobs to help protect job seekers…

Recruitment fraud is becoming an increasing challenge for many; those working in HR and recruitment, as well as those applying for positions. In July 2017, the employment minister said one in 10...

Blog - Sep 2018
Case Study: Brooknight Security

Brooknight Security use Experian’s background checking services to speed up employee vetting and improve employment rates. Brooknight Security provide a range of security services to corporate and...

Case Study - Sep 2018