New research by consumer group, Which? has found that some fraud victims are being left without satisfactory support from banks. The research found that while 83% of victims of fraud or fraud attempts in the past 12 months said they were satisfied overall with how their bank had managed the incident, some customers struggled to…

The UK Receivables sector is showing low levels of fraud and business failures according to new research by EQ Riskfactor which has highlighted the impact of Covid-19 on fraud across Europe and the USA. The report surveyed senior decision-makers from the receivables finance industry across the UK, US, Germany, France and the Netherlands on the impact…

The United Kingdom is the third country most at risk of credit card fraud a new study by Merchant Machine has revealed. The research found that Ireland, France and the United Kingdom are in the top three countries most at risk of credit card fraud, with Ireland and Greece highlighting the highest percentages of increase…

SME partner Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has appointed Mike Day as Head of Sales for Yorkshire and the North East to boost its support for businesses in the region. Day re-joins BFS after just under a year spent as Director with Begbies Traynor Group, where he worked within the Corporate Solutions team to help SMEs…

The number of alleged fraud cases being heard in UK courts in the first half of 2021 has almost doubled compared to the same time in 2020, as UK courts saw a continued recovery in the system following Covid-19 lockdowns. Figures from KPMG UK’s Fraud Barometer, found 151 alleged fraud cases were heard in the…

European credit management services company Lowell has announced its latest quarterly results for the three months ending 30 June 2021. The results showed that collection performance continued to outperform forecasts across all three regions, performing at 111% for the six months to June 20 21. The company highlighted: • LTM Cash EBITDA margin increase of…