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Company directors can now be better protected from ID fraud
Thursday, 01 October 2009

Leading ID fraud expert, Equifax, is alerting Company Directors and Company Secretaries that they can better protect their personal address details as a result of the new Companies Act which came into force today.

Total UK personal debt
Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Total UK personal debt at the end of August 2009 stood at £1,457bn. The twelve-month growth rate continued to fall, by 0.1 percentage points to 0.8%.

Banks are Brought Down by Overblown Bureaucracies
Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Bureaucratic management systems that enable executives to take risks without responsibility are largely to blame for the economic crisis, according to a new study funded by the Advanced Institute of Management Research (AIM Research). Poor risk management was at the heart of the sub-prime meltdown in 2007, can be blamed for Lehman Brothers' failure and  it continues to haunt the banks today.

Creditsafe Creditnet expands into Spain and Norway
Monday, 21 September 2009

Creditsafe, the business credit information experts, has announced the expansion of Creditnet, its international credit referencing solution, to include companies from Spain and Norway.  The expansion means that instant credit reports are now available to Creditsafe subscribers for businesses through most of Europe. 

EC Public Hearing on 'Responsible Lending and Borrowing'
Friday, 18 September 2009

A Public Hearing has now followed up the EU Consultation on Responsible Lending and Borrowing which closed at the end of August.

Businesses need to be prepared for Companies House data
Wednesday, 16 September 2009

1st October 2009 sees the final changes to The Companies Act 2006 which received Royal Assent on 8th November 2006, effectively replacing existing company legislation.  This includes several significant changes to the data to be held on Company Directors at Companies House.

As cheque usage falls, payments industry publishes important security reminders
Wednesday, 16 September 2009

In response to the fact that we are using cheques less often than ever before, the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company has today published a reminder guide to help people avoid common pitfalls and safeguard themselves from fraud when writing and receiving cheques.

Yodlee Fights Online Payment Fraud Using Actimize
Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Yodlee, a leading provider of personal financial management (PFM) and payments solutions, today announced that following careful due diligence it has selected and partnered with Actimize, the largest and broadest financial crimes, compliance and risk management solutions provider to the financial services industry and a NICE systems company (NASDAQ: NICE), to integrate Actimize’s real-time fraud monitoring and prevention technology into Yodlee’s innovative online payments solutions. 

Draycir Launches Credit Guardian for SMEs
Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Credit Guardian launches to enable small and medium-sized businesses to make more informed business decisions to minimise the risk and impact of bad debt and late payment.

Top Ten Tips to Adopting A Healthy Approach to Risk
Monday, 14 September 2009

Craig Ferri, Managing Director at leading Risk and Decision Analysis Software Company Palisade, has listed his top ten tips to 'Adopting a Healthy Approach to Risk'.

Thales secures Global Refund's 16 million annual transactions and supports PCI DSS compliance
Monday, 14 September 2009

Thales, leader in information systems and communications security, announces that Global Refund has deployed Thales hardware security modules (HSMs) from the nCipher product line to help the company secure its financial transactions and achieve compliance under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for the sales tax refunds it delivers to 30,000 travellers each day.

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