UK consumers are being put at risk of fraud because banks are “seriously lagging behind international competitors” when it comes to security according to new research by GBG. The research also finds that UK financial services organisations are failing to invest and not keeping up with digital investment seen in other sectors. While other countries…

Data Interconnect has announced it has become a member of the WISE Campaign to support the growth of women in tech. WISE aims to energise people in business, industry, and education to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Data Interconnect says that recruiting enterprise PHP developers…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published a discussion paper on transforming culture in financial services which presents views from academics and industry thought leaders.  The paper is intended to provide a basis for stimulating further debate on transforming culture in the sector. The paper is a set of essays that discuss what a…

There were more County Court Judgments (CCJs) against consumers in England and Wales during 2017 than any other year since current records began in 2005, according to figures released today by Registry Trust.  In 2017, 1,138,058 judgments were registered against consumers in England and Wales. Rising almost a quarter on 2016, the total number of…

Businesses in England and Wales faced the first rise in adverse County Court Judgements (CCJs) in eight years during 2017, according to figures released today by Registry Trust. In 2017, 105,633 CCJs were registered against businesses in England and Wales, up 30 percent on 2016 and the first year-on-year increase since 2009. The rate of…

Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises remain deeply anxious about the prospects for their businesses, new research from Close Brothers reveals, with few firms confident they will grow during the course of 2018. Their nervousness reflects concern about the outlook for slower growth from the UK economy, as well as barriers that threaten to hold their…