banking and finance

Consumer Credit Trends

Working closely with you, our consultants and analytics experts, we’ve identified some key trends in the consumer credit market – particularly regarding mortgages and motor...

Blog - Jan 2016
Age verification exceeds expectations with a pass rate of nearly…

Shoreditch was keen to find an efficient and suitable solution to verify that its customers were adults. The new legislation was very clear - it was no longer sufficient for users to simply tick a...

Blog - Dec 2015
Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity thieves

Extended families from multi-cultural backgrounds also at higher risk, while two-thirds of all identity theft victims are also...

Blog - Nov 2015
Current account switchers top two million within two years of…

More than two million bank customers have opted to use the seven-day account switching service within the first two years of the service's...

Blog - Sep 2015
Dramatic increase in current account fraud

Current account fraud almost doubles due to extensive large scale organised...

Blog - Aug 2015
Why dusting off dormant accounts is vital to safeguarding savings

It's a simple and straightforward process that could help safeguard life savings for years to come and ensure they continue to enjoy the protection offered by the Financial Services Compensation...

Blog - Aug 2015
Is this the Tipping Point for banks?

Right now retail banking has reached a Tipping Point as more money than ever before is being invested into financial technology ventures. Analysis shows that challenger banks are currently seeing...

Blog - Jul 2015
New industry body will highlight the cost of fraud in…

The government’s fraud cost estimate set to be revived. UK’s only indicator on the total cost of fraud to be launched this...

Blog - Jul 2015
Current accounts become number one fraud target

Current account fraud has now surpassed mortgage application fraud, which until now had been the biggest target - 83 out of every 10,000...

Blog - Jul 2015
Why safeguarding against a data breach is worth every penny

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...

Blog - Jun 2015
Heat maps highlight fraud hotspots

Our maps highlight the national picture of third-party fraud and the unrelenting impact ID theft has on consumers from all parts of Britain....

Blog - Jun 2015
Fraud Report 2015 – Who are the fraudsters and who…

Our fraud analysis includes a detailed demographic overview of which segments are committing fraud and which groups they are falling foul of the...

Blog - Jun 2015