economy

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
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