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Data IQ Futures Summit – The Crème de la Crème of the ...

On Tuesday I was at the DataIQ Futures Summit. Of all the events I attend during the year, this is one of my favourites. Why? Because the event truly does have exceptional speakers talking about timely, relevant issues. It’s far from ‘just another Big Data’ confe...

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Putting it all together — the benefits of better custo...

In my last two blogs, I’ve looked at how one size really doesn’t fit all and the power of customer profiling and segmentation. But as marketers, we all know that theory is one thing and practice quite another. So I thought that this blog should look at a couple...

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Question Time: Business Reports and Late Payment...

Ade Potts, Managing Director of Experian Business Express, answers your questions. What are the early indicators of financial trouble? Late payment is a key indicator. On-going monitoring and addressing issues such as late payment will help lessen the risk of losses. Over half of SME’s check their customers’ credit...

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Customer acquisition: under the microscope...

Regulation, cost pressures and increasing complexity are all adding to credit teams' challenges. Nick Vanstone, Experian Decision Analytics Consultant, looks closer at the challenges of acquiring...

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Managing and Improving Credit Score...

When asked for a list of company priorities, most SME owners probably wouldn’t put “managing my commercial credit score” anywhere near the top. Those who don’t pay attention to this increasingly important indicator of their company financial health are missing a trick. Commercial credit scores are a key part of the...

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Spanish Bale-in: a lesson in risk & exporting...

In a single transaction Britain’s balance of trade swung £86m in the right direction at the beginning of September when Welsh footballer Gareth Bale was sold to Real Madrid by Tottenham Hotspur. It was the biggest transfer deal in football history, once again highlighting the international nature of the...

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Business Insolvency Index – Large companies buck...

Experian’s latest monthly Business Insolvency index shows that, overall, the level of business insolvency in the UK continues to decline. 0.08% of UK businesses went under in July, down from 0.09% in July 2012. This was the third consecutive month that the rate was lower than the corresponding months...

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ISO 20022 is coming – look busy...

Jonathan Williams our Director of Strategic Development, discusses ISO20022 and the rapidly looming SEPA end date on Finextra...

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Utilities podcast – Smart Meters...

Get on-demand access to our on-going series of podcasts, delivered by our industry...

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