The Credit Services Association (CSA), the voice of the UK debt collection and debt purchase sectors, has confirmed the full programme for this year’s UK Credit and Collections Conference (UKCCC), including a keynote address by Romana Pearson, Head of Consumer Credit at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The conference is divided into morning and afternoon…

Debt Purchaser Lowell, has announced its latest set of quarterly results for the period 1 January to 31 March 2018. Commenting on the results Colin Storrar, CFO, said: “We have built on the momentum of the final quarter of last year and started 2018 positively. Focus has been maintained on the delivery of our core strategy…

The Credit Services Association (CSA)has appointed Mark Buckley as its new Head of Sales. Buckley’s immediate task is to secure further sponsors and delegates for the UK Credit and Collections Conference (UKCCC) 2018, which takes place on 13 September at the Crowne Plaza in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Mark will also be selling the benefits of CSA Apprenticeships…

Debt Purchaser, Arrow Global has announced its latest company results (for the three months ended 31 March 2018). Commenting on the results Lee Rochford, Group Chief Executive Officer, said “The power of our differentiated model has meant that we have had another strong start to the year.  Our sophisticated approach to capital investment and asset management, underpinned…

Debt purchaser, Cabot Credit Management has announced that it is to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Encore Capital Group. The announcement was made as part of the companies latest financial results for the three months ending 31 st March 2018. Commenting on the results Ken Stannard, Chief Executive Officer, Cabot Credit Management, said: “Cabot Credit Management…

European debt purchaser, DDM Holding has announced that it has appointed Henrik Wennerholm as Head of Business Development and a member of DDM’s Executive Management Committee.  Wennerholm has industry experience from companies including Hoist, Aktiv Kapital (PRA Group) and, most recently, B2Holding ASA where he served as Head of Business Development and a member of the Group Executive…

The Credit Services Association (CSA), the voice of the UK debt collection and debt purchase sectors, has confirmed the line-up of speakers for this year’s UK Credit and Collections Conference (UKCCC). Two senior executives from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – Roma Pearson (Head of Consumer Credit) and Richard Fox (Head of Cross-Sectorial & Funds…

Bradford & Bingley plc (B&B), part of UK Asset Resolution Limited (UKAR), has confirmed that it has agreed to sell two separate portfolios of buy to let and residential owner-occupied mortgages to an investor group led by Barclays Bank PLC for a total of £5.3bn. Financial completion is expected within the next few weeks and…

Credit management firm Intrum UK has announced that it has this month deployed a collections ‘chatbot’ powered by artificial intelligence. The chatbot enables customers to receive answers to their questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The technology is being piloted in Intrum’s UK and Norwegian businesses before it is deployed globally. The intelligent…

Debt purchaser has announced its latest company results. Main highlights include: Operating earnings, adjusted for non-recurring expenses and revaluations of portfolios of receivables improved to SEK 973 M. Compared to the first quarter (pro forma) of 2017 operating earnings increased by 10 percent. Portfolio investments for the quarter amounted to SEK 1,373 M. The carrying…

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