Risk Management

Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud analysis

Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of...

Blog - Mar 2016
Preparing to successfully navigate through the new tax year

Cash flow is fundamental for any business, both for survival and future growth, but in today’s volatile economic climate, it can be difficult to keep on top of it all and maintain a positive cash...

Blog - Mar 2016
Credit check your customers to improve cash flow

Cash flow is the net amount of cash going in and out of the business. Positive cash flow indicates a company’s liquid assets are increasing, enabling it to settle debts, reinvest and give out...

Blog - Feb 2016
First steps to cyber security is educating your staff

In 2014, 60% of SMEs experienced a cyber-breach with the average costs of the worst breaches being £65,000 to...

Blog - Feb 2016
Renewed surge in current account fraud

Detected fraud rate for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications in January, to 156 in every 10,000 applications in December....

Blog - Feb 2016
Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectations, bold aspirations and increasing…

The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard, save carefully to get there and a clear idea of what they want out of life....

Blog - Feb 2016
Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parents

New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of Millennials (18-34 year olds) manage to save at least a quarter of their disposable income every month -...

Blog - Feb 2016
Steps to ring in 2016 the right way for your…

A new year calls for a new start. If you’ve made New Year’s resolutions for your business, great! If not, think about taking these positive steps to improve your business for the year ahead....

Blog - Jan 2016
First seven days of winding up order is crucial

A winding up order is very serious and is only normally served as a last resort. It’s a serious threat to the running of your company and following liquidation, directors can face possible personal...

Blog - Dec 2015
Why should you be credit checking your customers and suppliers?

Across the UK, SMEs are now owed at least £67.4 billion in unpaid invoices, an 8 per cent increase (on the same figure in 2014). The true number could be a lot higher as it doesn’t take into...

Blog - Dec 2015
Ensure your browser is ready – New minimum security requirements…

To help keep you safe and secure online while using Experian products we’ll be rolling out new minimum security requirements soon. Due to the myriad of browsers available with different default...

Blog - Oct 2015
SWOT – analysis framework for your company

SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. It is the most common tool used for analysis of the overall strategic position of a company and its external environment. The...

Blog - Sep 2015