A new Credit & Technology Think Tank has been launched by Credit Connect Media. The event will examine credit and collections technology strategies to increase effectiveness and efficiency as we emerge from the worst impact of the pandemic. The inaugural Credit & Collections Technology Think Tank powered by Credit Connect will take place on Thursday…

Latest figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that consumer finance new business grew by 2% in July 2021 compared with the same month in 2020.  In the first seven months of 2021, new business was 15% higher than in the same period in 2020. The retail store and online credit sector…

New figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that the  Second charge mortgage new business volumes grew by 149% in July 2021. Commenting on the latest new business figures for the second charge mortgage market, Fiona Hoyle, Director of Consumer & Mortgage Finance and Inclusion at the Finance & Leasing Association…

The Online Collections Technology Think Tank 2.1 has confirmed its agenda and speaker line-up ahead of the event next Thursday (16th September). The third Collections Technology Think Tank has been created as an online event platform so that collections professionals can specifically discuss the role of the technology as we potentially emerge from the pandemic,…

House purchase lending volumes in June reached the highest monthly level on record, with Q2 2021 house purchase the highest quarterly figures in 13 years according to UK Finance’s latest Household Finance Review. The Q2 Review also highlights that credit card spending and personal loan take-up have increased as the hospitality and entertainment industries reopened…

Self-employed people are pessimistic about their chances of securing a mortgage while four in ten say they have been forced to turn their backs on being their own boss to improve their chances according to the latest research by The Mortgage Lender. The research among 1,000 UK-based self-employed people, who either own their home or…

Here is an overview of The Money Charity’s latest statistics for Augusr 2021 Personal debt in the UK People in the UK owed £1,742.7 billion at the end of June 2021. The average total debt per household, including mortgages, was £62,705 and per adult was £32,950, around 109.7% of average earnings. Net mortgage lending rose by…

Almost two-thirds of UK homeowners find the mortgage process intimidating, new research by Twenty7Tec has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK adults found 40% said deciding which mortgage to get ‘scared them’. Whilst 37% were kept awake by the mortgage process, while one in five admitted to crying because of it. The research also found…

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