Up to 40 per cent have not made key checks on their credit rating or electoral roll entry
Experian Group Ltd.
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Monday 11 June 2012
Current account fraud has reached its highest level in at least three years, mainly due to people lying about the state of their finances, a study suggested today.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Slough is officially Britain's identity fraud capital, overtaking London for the first time. The Berkshire commuter town's residents are targeted about four times more than the national average, according to the credit checking group Experian.
Friday 11 May 2012
Credit-checking group Experian yesterday finally unloaded its price-comparison website PriceGrabber and two related businesses for considerably less than it paid in 2005.
Monday 27 February 2012
The credit ratings company Experian will today issue a rare piece of upbeat economic news, with its latest survey of UK business's financial strength showing a fall in insolvencies.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Tills rang out as Britain's high streets continued to enjoy bumper sales after a record-breaking Boxing Day rush – but experts said the spree may not be enough to revive struggling stores.
Tuesday 27 December 2011
The beleaguered retail sector was today set to continue enjoying a post-Christmas shopping boom but experts warned it may not be enough to ensure some weaker players survive.
Friday 02 December 2011
The public sector strike on Wednesday delivered a much-needed fillip to the high street after footfall surged by nearly 40 per cent.
Saturday 26 November 2011
What happens when the school fees and BMW repayments can't be met? Neasa MacErlean on the middle-class poor
Thursday 20 October 2011
London is the fraud capital of the UK, being home to around three-quarters of the UK's "identity fraud hotspots", a study has found.
Wednesday 07 September 2011
The publishing group Emap has poached BSkyB's Duncan Painter to take over as chief executive, replacing David Gilbertson who surprised the market when he quit in May.
Sunday 21 August 2011
There has been a marked increase in the level of borrowing among high-rate taxpayers over the past three years, with many citing the rising cost of living as the main cause.
Saturday 06 August 2011
Saturday 06 August 2011
Footfall data for July provided further evidence of the pressure the consumer downturn is placing on retailers.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Fraudulent current account applications have risen by 58 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, according to credit reference agency Experian.
Sunday 17 July 2011
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