UK and global economy

Economic update: September

Changes in the economy Since March, we’ve seen a variety of government support schemes across the UK, including bounce back loans, the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme, furlough scheme...

Blog - Sep 2020
Empowering your customers to take control of their financial health

What customers want from every provider Pre-Covid people were already financially exposed, and while the levels of delinquencies were stable there was stress building in the financial system – the...

Whitepaper - Jul 2020
How has the economy changed, and how will it change?…

At Experian we are in the unique, and unrivalled position of being able to look back, and forward across the credit economy. This unique view is driven by access to our in-house experts within our...

Blog - Jun 2020
The Three Rs of a Data Breach: Respond, Reassure &…

The ability to act quickly after a data breach is essential, but only achievable if you have a plan in place Current research...

Blog - Dec 2017
Retail spending remains healthy a month before the festive peak

November saw growth of 0.2% (month-on-month) in retail sales volumes. In the three months leading up to October volumes were up 2.1%. This is the biggest increase since Q4 (October, November and...

Blog - Dec 2016
Brexit: What the UK’s businesses should do next

The historic vote to leave the European Union has brought joy and despair in almost equal measure across the UK, along with a great deal of uncertainty for our businesses. Questions linger over...

Blog - Jul 2016
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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?

In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to...

Blog - Jul 2016
Experian’s benign CPI forecast broadly unchanged as CPI growth remains…

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to May, unchanged from April. Other than a spike in CPI in March, due largely to the timing of Easter, inflation has been at 0.3% for every...

Blog - Jun 2016
Experian expects CPI inflation to increase very gradually, though the…

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in the year to...

Blog - May 2016
Preparing for IFRS 9 – A tailored approach to loss…

With a tailored approach, you get the best forecast of future losses for you – one that suits your portfolio perfectly rather than a one-size-fits-all...

Blog - Apr 2016
Preparing for IFRS 9 – The wider benefits of transitioning…

IAS 39 has been around in its current form since 2005, so you may be nervous about the transition to IFRS 9. However, as All Blacks legend Brad Thorn discovered, switching from one system to another...

Blog - Apr 2016
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