economy

July economic update – an interview with Experian’s Chief Economist

What has changed in the economy in the last few weeks The news of recent weeks suggests the economy is starting to grow. As the UK starts to emerge out of lockdown, and businesses start to reopen,...

Blog - Aug 2020
June spotlight: helping you adapt, survive and thrive

A focus on collections  Each month, we analyse how things are continuously changing, or have changed; through our data, and through ongoing industry research. Clearly, trends are changing fast, but...

Blog - Jun 2020
Insight is everything. If the quality, and assumptions, are right.

With so much statistical analysis being performed at present to understand the changing environment, you can also access a wealth of charts and data analysis. But, now more than ever, it’s...

Blog - Jun 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
A month in review: how the economy, and credit markets…

Each month we are forensically analyzing the credit markets and the economy, to understand how things are changing, or have changed. We explore all pertinent issues too: are changes short or...

Blog - Jun 2020
NEWS: Bank of England announces interest rates rise. What do…

On 2nd of August the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), voted to increase interest rates to 0.75% – rising by 25bps, as per our forecasts. This makes interest rates the highest they have been in...

Blog - Aug 2018
An Experian Business Review

Global research into business priorities and challenges. It is Experian’s privilege to be sharing with you our recent research report uncovering the key trends and challenges impacting large...

Whitepaper - Apr 2018
Don’t focus just on interest rates. There are many economic…

This time last year we were talking about the forthcoming squeeze on incomes. Inflation was comparatively low, and wage growth was quite strong. But, the latest economic data confirms that today...

Blog - Mar 2018
Business information: the future’s all about empowering SMEs

Business information services have typically been dominated by large clients, particularly in the areas of finance and banking. But that could all be about to...

Blog - Nov 2017
Collections as we knew it has changed

After the 2008 economic downturn, the industry threw more resources at collections, often with underwhelming results. With the economic outlook for the coming years unclear, you need to be smart...

Blog - Aug 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
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