The Office for National Statics (ONS) has reported that fraud crime in England and Wales has hit 3.3million in its latest statistical bulletin. Responding to the reportt John Cannon, Commercial Director Fraud & ID, Callcredit Information Group, said: “Today’s ONS statistics, reveal that there were 3.3 million incidents of fraud in England and Wales alone, and over half…

Credit insurer, Atradius latest report has indicated that nine out of ten suppliers surveyed in Asia Pacific experienced late payment of invoices from their B2B customers over the past year. To protect their businesses from late payments, 33.3% of the suppliers surveyed reported having taken specific measures to correct cash flow. Despite the ongoing deceleration…

The cyber security risk to UK organisations continues to increase in both severity and impact, but nearly one in five (17%) admit they don’t prepare or drill for cyber attacks, and fewer than half (49%) conduct penetration tests to examine their defences according to a new report by PWC.   PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey…

Credit management software suppliers, OnGuard and Credit Tools have they announced that they have completed their merger. The companyies have announced that the new company will be calledOnguard. In addition to a cosmetic change, the newly created company will create a software platform in which customers can resolve all issues which arise within the order to cash chain.…

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)  will launch a dedicated telephone service aimed at helping small businesses prepare for new data protection laws. The phone service will add to a package of tools and resources already available for organisations getting ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25 May 2018.…

Nearly half (44%) of SMEs have never checked their company’s credit score, according to research from RateSetter Business Finance. Credit scores are used by lenders to determine whether businesses have a good track record of repaying debt, and are therefore one of the key factors affecting an SME’s ability to get a loan. Credit reference…

Construction specialist, Aggregate Industries, has secured a Aecus Automation Award for a robotic process automation project with Rimilia. The Awards were presented by Paul Morrison, Managing Director from Aecus at the Hackett Group’s Best Practice Conference on in London. Robotic process automation, or RPA, is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the application of technology that…

New Government figures show that less than half of eligible English councils have begun allocating their share of the £300 million business rates hardship fund launched six months ago. Sixteen English councils have not implemented any of the three business rates relief measures announced by the Chancellor at the Spring Budget. The area worst affected…

In response to news of the Government’s energy cap draft legislation Mike Cherry, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman,  said: “FSB supports measures to manage the rising cost of energy for those that can least afford it, including many small businesses. However, the current proposals for a price cap on domestic variable tariffs will clearly not help…

Corporate recovery and business advisory firm, Quantuma has appointed Mark Hendrick as Director of Credit Services. Hendrick brings 24 years’ experience in this field, in a career including spells at Opus Restructuring and RSM Tenon. Quantuma managing partner Carl Jackson said: “Mark is extremely well known in the industry and brings with him a wealth…

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