Business data, insights and analytics specialist, Graydon has announced a strategic technology partnership with global financial crime experts, TruNarrative. The partnership will provide a comprehensive onboarding tool for the UK’s business community. Graydon Onboarding is the UK’s first commercial onboarding solution combining credit decisioning, fraud detection and compliance screening. With fraud on the rise (estimated…

Here is an overview of The Money Charity’s latest statistics for September 2018: Personal debt in the UK People in the UK owed £1.592 trillion at the end of June 2018. This is up from £1.545 trillion at the end of June 2017– an extra £900.74 per UK adult. People in the UK owed £1.5955 trillion at the end of July…

Research from price comparison site Money Guru has revealed that more than half of consumers under 35 would prefer to talk about embarrassing health issues or the intimate details of a relationship than their financial woes. Money Guru’s data shows that 63% of consumers feel negative and disturbed emotions when thinking about their finances. However,…

The winners of the second annual Credit & Collections Technology Awards were announced last night at the Credit Services Associations’s annual Gala dinner at the Crown Plaza in Stratford-upon-Avon. Eighteen winners from the Awards categories which are covered by four main headings of Credit, Collections, Credit & Collections services and Innovation were revealed. Stay tuned…

The UK’s younger generations have increased the amount of debt they owe over the last five years according to analysis within Arrow Global’s consumer research report(Table 1). Significant numbers of millennials also don’t know how much interest they are paying (Table 3), according to the 2018 Debt Britain research from Arrow Global. The findings reveal…

New research by price comparison website MoneySuperMarket has revealed that although over a third of consumers (39 per cent) use contactless technology to make payments, the vast majority are concerned about introducing alternative payment methods, such as fingerprint or facial recognition, into their day-to-day spending. Despite advances in technology in the banking sector and the…

Almost 10% (9.08%) of UK consumers have been in debt during their life due to the price of household bills, research conducted by Vanquis Bank has revealed. The survey of 1,311 UK consumers, conducted on 3rd August 2018, analysed the factors behind debt, taking into account household bills, rent, overspending, unemployment, medical costs and high…

Rent recognition platform CreditLadder and financial network Bud have launched a  new partnership designed to help customers become more creditworthy and get on the property ladder. Bud offers a connected network that helps banks to collaborate with fintechs on creating new experiences for their customers. It’s a service that Bud has developed and piloted with HSBC/First…

Credit risk analytics specialist, Jaywing has announced a partnership with Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance. The Hitachi Consumer Finance division has appointed Jaywing to explore the potential to significantly improve its existing application credit scores using Jaywing’s AI modelling technology, Archetype. Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance wanted to understand the uplifts that may be possible through using…

1 2 3 50