New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that point of sale (POS) consumer car finance new business volumes grew by 5% in July, compared with the same month in 2018, while the value of new business increased by 6% over the same period. The POS consumer new car finance market reported…

A survey of 100 leading global credit experts* has revealed nearly eight out of ten (77%) believe Open Banking will make the market for credit more competitive, with only 6% believing the initiative would make it less competitive. The findings come from the recent Credit Scoring and Credit Control XVI Conference at University of Edinburgh…

Spending on UK credit cards hit an all-time high in July according to new figures from the trade body for UK banking and financial services UK Finance The figures show credit card spending totalled £12 billion in July – the highest on record, an increase of 8.2% on July 2018. The findings may fuel fears…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that consumer finance new business fell in June by 4%, compared with the same month last year. The retail store and online credit sector reported new business up by 3% in June compared with the same month in 2018, while credit card and personal…

The amount of people searching for a mortgage who meet the qualifying criteria for every deal on the market is as low as 3.5%, according to new analysis from Experian. One in five (22%) of those using pre-qualification websites to find a mortgage meet the initial qualifying criteria for every lender on the market. But…

People are embracing a new wave of apps and services to help manage their money or share bank account transaction data to improve access to finance, indicating an increase in demand for open banking according to the latest statistics from Experian. Experian’s Open Data Platform underpinned more than 20 million of the API requests made…

Online businesses across the retail, travel and hospitality sectors have set the bar high when it comes to delivering a strong digital customer experience. They understand that to win over consumers, those people need to have an amazing experience at every online interaction and touchpoint. In line with consumer demand, the ultimate experience is seamless,…

The finalists for the third annual Credit & Collections Technology Awards, the UK’s celebration of tech innovators in credit and collections, have been revealed. The Credit & Collections Technology Awards, organised by Credit Connect and hosted at the Credit Services Association’s UK Credit and Collections Conference, brings together credit and collections technology executives to honour the industry’s…

A record number of entries have been reported for this year’s Credit and Collections Technology Awards, devised by Credit Connect and hosted by the Credit Services Association (CSA), as part of their annual conference and gala dinner. In total, 91 companies have entered the awards in 20 categories which include recognising best-in-class solutions across complex…

Newcastle Building Society has announced that is set to transform the way it helps customers in financial difficulty by launching a digital debt help service, with integrated Open Banking technology. Newcastle Building Society’s new online facility, which has been developed by Paylink Solutions, will be available to customers of the Society who are facing financial…

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