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Improved mortality checks via Experian have helped sav...

Experian has announced a deal to provide Experian address and mortality screening services to Guardian Financial Services, the life assurance group which manages over 300,000 life insurance and pension...

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Cementing global customer insight...

Selling across borders has become crucial and is now virtually mandatory for most retailers looking to increase revenues and international income streams. We outline our latest areas of...

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Santa is a fraud...

Santa is a fraud. Just look at the warning signs, says device recognition specialist and Experian international partner iovation. It identifies one billion mobile devices globally and currently conducts 2.5 billion device reputation checks a year. It enables clients to assess the likelihood of transactions being fraudulent based on...

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Post-Christmas sales set to highlight retailers’...

Given the ongoing economic squeeze on many households, tolerance, convenience and security are now the three critical issues and of acute importance for retailers and ecommerce sites. The dilemma faced is epitomised by three separate findings made by Experian. On the one hand online shoppers will tolerate up to...

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UK Labour Market Statistics – December release...

The recent momentum in labour market trends is rapidly easing in line with our expectations. While today’s labour market release still shows a rise in employment in the three months to October, the magnitude of this increase (of 40,000) is disappointing compared to earlier rises of 100,000 and 212,000...

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Wealthiest owe millions in unpaid council tax...

New research from Experian reveals that some of the most affluent sections of society owe millions of pounds in unpaid council tax. Experian has analysed £170 million of outstanding council tax debt owed to a broad range of rural and urban local authorities across England. The analysis revealed that...

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The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2012...

The Chancellor again faced a challenging background in presenting his Autumn Statement today as a stagnant economy over the past year shifted his deficit reduction strategy further off course. Missed targets meant that, as in last year’s Statement, the austerity programme has been extended to allow room for manoeuvre...

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10 steps to increasing your collections strategy...

With your customer’s budgets under increasing strain and household debt levels running at over £2 billion* it is essential for you to optimise your collections activity. The latest white paper from Experian examines the need for flexible and agile collections solutions that manoeuvre you through the changing economic landscape...

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Mortgage fraud set to surge in 2013 and will hit highe...

Experian predicts there will be a dramatic increase in attempted mortgage fraud in the UK next year, bringing the number of people fraudulently trying to obtain home loans to the highest level since records began in...

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