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Equifax selected by ENSEK to provide ID and credit assessment services
Monday, 17 July 2017
Equifax Limited, the consumer and business insights expert, and ENSEK, a leading UK energy solutions company, have formed a joint partnership to support identity verification and credit assessment services for new-to-market energy suppliers.
The winners of the Consumer Credit Awards 2017
Monday, 17 July 2017
The winners of the UK’s largest consumer-voted awards for the consumer credit industry have been revealed at a ceremony in Mayfair. Over 27,000 consumers voted in this year’s Consumer Credit Awards, sharing their thoughts on 137 firms.  
Commenting on China’s Q2 economic growth beating expectations
Monday, 17 July 2017
Commenting on China’s Q2 beating expectations, Shilen Shah, Bond Strategist at Investec Wealth & Investment, said: “The better than consensus print for Chinese Q2 GDP (6.9% vs. 6.8%) suggests that the economy is maintaining momentum with both industrial output and fixed asset investment somewhat stronger than estimates. Despite concerns over China’s so called shadow banking system, the global economic recovery seems to have supported Q2 GDP. Retail sales were somewhat stronger; however, the underlying data suggests that external demand and capex remain the key drivers of growth.”  
New plans to target debt advice at those most in need
Monday, 17 July 2017
New proposals to ensure that debt advice commissioned by the Money Advice Service targets those most in need across the UK have been published for consultation today. These are designed to deliver comprehensive, high-quality services that will both tackle debt and improve people’s wellbeing.  
Callcredit marks coming of age with record results and new brand identity
Monday, 17 July 2017
Today, Callcredit Information Group reported record results, at the same time launching a new identity designed to position the business for continued growth both in the UK and internationally. 
The CSA’s UKCCC named Conference of the Year
Monday, 17 July 2017
UK Credit & Collections Conference (UKCCC), the Credit Services Association's 2016 flagship event, has been named Conference of the Year by the Trade Association Forum (TAF) in its Best Practice Awards 2017.  
Results of Green Mortgage project revealed
Monday, 17 July 2017
More accurate assessment of home energy bills by lenders could vary maximum mortgages by up to £11,500 between the most efficient properties and the most energy hungry homes, according to a new report published today. 
Rate differential between high and low LTV mortgages continues to grow
Monday, 17 July 2017
Mortgage pricing has inched up over the last quarter across the board however first-time buyer borrowers, who are only able to put down a 5% deposit, continue to have far less product choice and pay increasingly more for their loans than those who are able to put down 25%.
'Drafty' is Recognised for Accessibility and Innovation
Monday, 17 July 2017
Alternative credit provider ‘Drafty’ has been named the winner of the first ever ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at the 2017 Consumer Credit Awards. Thousands of consumers took part in voting before the judges announced the winners.
Forum of Private Business welcomes the Finance Bill announcement as HMRC listen to pleas
Friday, 14 July 2017
The Forum of Private Business has welcomed today's announcement from Government on the timetable for the introduction of Digital Tax returns, providing relief for micro businesses and delaying the rollout of the changes being introduced for the larger ones.
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