economics

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
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Credit market perspectives and challenges

An Experian research report exploring trends of firms’ and consumers The coronavirus pandemic has had a dramatic effect on global economies, driving a comprehensive and lasting shift in consumer...

Whitepaper - Aug 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
Scenario modelling, stress testing and IFRS 9 – updating in…

Relevant scenario modelling In today’s world, we need to be more forward thinking than ever and the current climate, which none of us could have predicted, has meant scenarios led purely by macro...

Blog - Jul 2020
How can you quickly understand what the pandemic means for…

Nearly every business has felt the impact of the market or economic reaction to Covid-19. Some businesses are seeing these impacts as a short to mid-term challenge whereas others see their entire...

Blog - Jul 2020
Business trends report: 2020

Top six business trends for 2020: Key takeaways   SMEs: Technology will continue to help more small businesses compete with bigger firms Economy: With UK employment levels high and consumer...

Report - Feb 2020
5 money saving tips for SMEs

All businesses have the aim of reducing costs and chasing growth; whether your goal is to boost profits, survive in a competitive market place or become more efficient in increasing revenue. By...

Blog - Aug 2016
Challenges you could face when looking to expand your business…

All across Britain, small businesses are constantly being encouraged to think big and expand their horizons by exploring overseas markets. This includes government initiatives such as Exporting is...

Blog - Jul 2016
What is a micro business and is your business one…

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) account for 99 per cent of all enterprises in the UK, approximately 48 per cent of employment and 41 per cent of business turnover. These businesses are the...

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
Alternative finance challenging mainstream lending

Before the concept of alternative finance or peer to peer lending was born, borrowing money off high street banks to start your first business or to grow it was just about one of the only options...

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