Payments and Collections

Treat the cause of late payments, not the symptoms

Late payments is a big problem for many organisations in the UK and its impact on those with fewer than 50 employees are typically twice as likely as large corporates. Many SMEs don’t manage or pay...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating…

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every...

Blog - May 2016
Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the…

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

Blog - May 2016
Three key reasons to check bank account data

A recent press release from Payments UK called for better understanding of the ownership of bank accounts, this focus is commendable. As Experian is a supplier of solutions that make the link between...

Blog - Apr 2016
SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost…

Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data...

Blog - Apr 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
Contactless cards and theft – what’s the problem?

Earlier this year we discussed a story that fraudsters with scanners can walk down the street and steal card data from contactless...

Blog - Feb 2016
2016 Payments Trends – New banking providers get up and…

The final trend for 2016 is a significant development in the race to provide banking to consumers and small businesses in a new...

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
2016 Payments Trends – Updates to internet security cause confusion…

The fourth item on the list of payments trends for 2016 is not specifically a payments industry issue although it could have a significant impact if not properly...

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