Our experts are at the forefront of developments in the world of identity and fraud; from cutting-edge technology and industry regulations, to fraud prevention measures and identity verification, you’ll find the latest news here.

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
Identity theft – why do crooks want to steal your…

Identity theft is the acquisition and use of a person’s private identifying information for...

Blog - Aug 2015
What the End of the Driving License Counterpart Means for…

On 8 June 2015 driving licence counterparts were officially abolished by the DVLA in favour of View Driver Record – an electronic database where people can access the information previously held on...

Blog - Jul 2015
Branchless Banks and the Identity Checking Conundrum

Two headlines caught my eye recently, the first concerned the rise in current account fraud and the second was a new bank starting up – a bank that wouldn't have any...

Blog - Jul 2015
Guest post: 5 ways to protect against online fraud from…

What took time, patience, unusual equipment and certain skills years ago can be accomplished in a matter of minutes online today. Technology and the internet have enabled the growth and prevalence of...

Blog - Jul 2015
Adapting to the Taxation Of Pensions Act

With the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 now in effect, wealth, life and pensions providers are finding their resources stretched with an increased number of customers enquiring about taking advantage...

Blog - Jul 2015
Does mobile experience equal customer experience?

It’s clear to everyone in the world of business that more and more people are using their mobile devices to do their banking, shopping and even play...

Blog - Jul 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
Three retail banking trends – What does the bank of…

When we talk about retail banking we’re generally referring to a few ‘big names’, the main high street banks, built up over many decades – in some cases centuries. They have grown and...

Blog - Jun 2015