A new industry careers site for the credit industry and collections industry has been launched by Credit Connect Media. The website is a careers platform which aims to connect the UK’s top credit and collections industry talent with the best career options. Credit-connection.co.uk is an industry careers website sharing the latest job vacancies and a training course…

Three-quarters (74%) of businesses in the UK surveyed by Centtrip, the international payments, treasury management and foreign-exchange specialist, believe they will benefit from Open Banking within two years. Introduced in January 2018, Open Banking was designed to give customers and companies control of their financial data, enabling them to view it in one place. It…

TransUnion (formerly Callcredit), the global risk and information solutions provider, has launched an Open Banking early adopter programme after receiving permission to operate as an Account Information Services Provider (AISP) from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Following extensive testing and consultation with a range of clients across a number of industry sectors, TransUnion Open Banking…

Data from the winners and finalists of the second annual Credit & Collections Technology have been collated and are now available as part of a report reviewing the 2018 event. The Awards report highlights the unique and transparent ethos of the scheme by providing graphs, statistics and judges comments which highlight the results. The Awards event,…

Business lender, Iwoca, has announced it has connected to Barclays and HSBC banks under Open Banking, expanding the the number of Open Banking connections offered by Iwoca to three, including Lloyds Bank, enabling more than 60 percent of the lender’s customers to take advantage of the Open Banking service. Open Banking is the new regulation which…

Equifax believes that Open Banking will play a key role in Fintech development in 2019. Jake Ranson, Banking & Financial Institutions Expert and CMO at Equifax UK, believes consumers will begin experiencing the full benefits of Open Banking in the year ahead. “January 2019 marks the first anniversary of Open Banking, and we can expect…

A new Open Banking platform providing consumer bank account data free-of-charge to mortgage finance providers is set to launch this week. LendingMetrics’ OpenBankVision will allow users access to 90 days of bank statements with no minimum or maximum cap on the number of requests, when it goes live on December 3. Finance companies using the…

UK fintech, CreditLadder has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Payment Institute. This approval enables CreditLadder to organise and request payments on behalf of consumers from their bank to a businesses bank account as an approved Payment Initiation Service (PIS). PIS gives CreditLadder the ability to initiate payments on behalf of…

Experian has announced that it has launched a new set of advanced Open Banking services. Affordability Check and Tenant Vetting Service are both innovations which will empower consumers to better understand and take control of their finances, while offering businesses the insight to deliver improved products and services. Experian is the only one of the…

Business lender iwoca, has announced an Open Banking partnership which Lloyds Bank. The company becomes the first ever business lender to connect with any of the UK’s nine largest banks under the Open Banking initiative, launched in January 2018. By securely linking their Lloyds Bank data, business owners can now provide iwoca up to five…