Consumer judgments continue to rise

The number of County Court Judgments (CCJs) issued against consumers in England and Wales saw another very large rise in Q3 2021 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest figures by Registry Trust. The number registered in Q3 2021 was 241,952, up 116 percent from 111,931 in Q3 2020 – this…

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Business CCJs rise 70% over the year

County Court Judgments (CCJs) against businesses in England and Wales rose by 70 percent in Q3 2021, compared to the same quarter in 2020, according to figures released by Registry Trust. The number of business CCJs increased from 15,970 in Q3 2020 to 27,073 in Q3 2021. The total value of CCJ debt owed by…

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Debt Judgments against Northern Irish businesses rise

20th October 2021 Commercial Credit Management |

The number of debt judgments registered against Northern Ireland businesses rose, from 73 to 117 according to new Registry Trust data, Debt judgments increased by 60 percent over the period. The total value of judgments against Northern Ireland businesses rose by much less, 21 percent, from £457,243 to £554,524. As a result, the average value…

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Debt Judgments against Northern Irish consumers rise

20th October 2021 Consumer Collections |

The number of debt judgments registered against Northern Ireland consumers in Q3 2021 was 755, a rise of 24 percent from the 608 in the same period last year, according to figures released today (14.10.2021) by Registry Trust. But, it is worth noting that numbers are still well below the highs seen before Covid struck.…

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Registered debt against Scottish businesses remains unchanged

The number of decrees and total amount of debt registered against Scottish businesses was almost unchanged, at 523 compared to 525 in Q3 2020 according to latest figures by the Registry Trust. The total value rose by one quarter, from £2 million to £2.5 million. As a result, the average value rose by 26 percent,…

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Registered debt by Scottish consumers rises

20th October 2021 Arrears and Recoveries |

The number of decrees and the total amount of debt registered against Scottish consumers saw large rises in Q3 2021 compared to the same period last year, according to latest quarterly figures by Registry Trust. The number rose from 2,805 to 3,487 in Q3 2021, a rise of nearly one quarter from Q3 2020. The…

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Judgments against Irish consumers see large rises

20th October 2021 Consumer Collections |

The number and total value of judgments registered against Irish consumers saw large rises in Q3 2021 compared to the same quarter last year, figures released by registrar Irish Judgments show. The number of judgments registered against Irish consumers in Q3 2021 was 233, an increase of 85 percent on the 126 seen in the…

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Judgments against Irish businesses rise significantly

The number and total value of judgments registered against  Irish businesses rose significantly in the last quarter according to new analysis by The registrar Irish Judgments. The number of judgments registered was up by three quarters, from 78 in Q3 2020 to 137 in Q3 2021. The total value owed in Q3 2021 was €3.7…

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Data On Demand appoints two graduates 

20th October 2021 Appointments |

Data On Demand, the Leeds based Alternative Consumer Data specialist has announced the appointment of two new graduates as they expand out the Business Development Team. James Nassiri and Harry Bland have been brought in to support growth in core sector Collections & Recoveries alongside emerging markets such as ID&V, Utilities and Consumer Finance. The…

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Criminals behind £217K fraud jailed for total of 55 months

20th October 2021 Consumer Collections |

Two criminals from London have been sentenced at Inner London Crown Court after pleading guilty to conspiring together to commit £217,000 of fraud. The sentencing, on 15 October 2021, followed a successful investigation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), a specialist police unit sponsored by the banking and finance industry that investigates…

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Hampshire Trust Bank appoints Head of Propositions

20th October 2021 Appointments |

Hampshire Trust Bank (HTB) has appointed Sally Wright as Head of Propositions for the specialist mortgages division. Wright joins HTB from Vida Homeloans to work alongside newly-appointed deputy Managing Director, Louisa Sedgwick who also joined this month to support the specialist lenders’ ambitious growth plans. Louisa Sedgwick, said “This is such an exciting time to…

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Warning that households will be £1,000 worse off next year

19th October 2021 News | #economy#featured

UK  households will be over £1,000 worse off next year new research from the Resolution Foundation has found. The research found that household incomes are set to fall by about 2% amid the cost of living squeeze. The UK is set for its biggest ever current-year economic growth upgrade next week as a result of a…

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Take action on fraud regulator warns charities

19th October 2021 Consumer Collections | #fraud

Latest data from Action Fraud has shown 1,059 separate incidents of fraud were reported by charities in just one year from April 2020 to March 2021. The true scale of fraud against charities is believed to be much higher, as fraud is known to be underreported. The Commission is highlighting these figures, and the live…

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