Compliant software solutions provider Vision Blue has acquired Cardiff-based fast growth fintech company SamePage Group, a pioneer in fully-digital Loan Origination software platforms, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of SamePage by Vision Blue comes after the success of a recent strategic partnership which saw both companies deliver a full lifecycle Loan Origination and Account…

Equifax, the consumer and business insights specialist, has appointed Tony Banks as Vice President (VP) of Operations for the UK and Ireland. With over 20 years of experience in the banking sector, Banks will be responsible for overseeing all operational activities at Equifax sites including London, Wexford, Leeds and Nottingham. He will work closely with…

TransUnion has announced that it has completed the sale of Noddle, the free-for-life credit reporting and monitoring service, to Credit Karma, following approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). “We are pleased to have completed the sale of Noddle to Credit Karma, further to regulatory approval, and we are confident that the business will continue…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a reminder to authorised firms that they need to start preparing today for the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to be ready for the new regulation coming into effect on 9th December 2019. The FCA has already rolled out the SM&CR to banks and insurance firms, and…

Credit risk specialist Jaywing has announced a new engagement to develop an IFRS 9 model monitoring solution to mortgage provider, CHL Mortgages. Jaywing’s IFRS 9 model monitoring will cover a range of CHL’s residential and Buy-to-Let (BTL) products. Jaywing began work on the project by providing independent model validation to CHL. It has now also…

Contactless card transactions were nearly a third of all volume in January 2019 according to new data from UK Finance. Over the month, there were 642 million contactless card transactions in the UK. This is a 19.5% increase from the same time in 2018, a total of 537 million. The value of these contactless transactions…

TSB has announced a UK banking first, a Fraud Refund Guarantee, to ensure the Bank’s 5.2 million customers are protected if they are an innocent victim of fraud – whether it’s unauthorised transactions on their accounts or customers tricked into authorising payments to fraudsters. TSB’s announcement marks a significant step-change in banking, where today customers…

Arvato Financial Solutions has appointed a new Business Development Director for the UK Market. Alistair Kay who has over thirty years’ experience within the credit industry has joined Arvato from TransUnion (formerly Callcredit) to lead up the development and acquisition of new clients. Kay has a background of sales within the BPO, Financial Services markets…

A series of podcasts are being released by Flexys Solutions to examine the state of the debt collection industry across a range of sectors. In the first episode, Flexys are joined by Monzo, RBS and the Money Advice Trust in the first episode to discuss how debt collection operations have changed over the past 20…