Consumer news

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Password inertia leaving UK consumers at risk of fraud, research reveals

Password inertia leaving UK consumers at risk of fraud, research reveals

17 May 2017

Less than half (49%) of consumers regularly change their passwords as a way to prevent fraud, according to research from Callcredit Information Group. Yet, the majority (66%) perceive the risk of identity theft and online fraud as one of their biggest concerns around sharing personal information online.

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Callcredit raises £30,000 for Yorkshire Cancer Research

21 March 2017

Staff at Leeds headquartered Callcredit Information Group have presented a cheque for £30,392 to Yorkshire Cancer Research following a year of fundraising.

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Callcredit receives FCA authorisation

Callcredit receives FCA authorisation

22 February 2017

Callcredit Information Group, one of the UK’s leading credit reference agencies and consumer data management specialists, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiaries Callcredit Limited and Callcredit Consumer Limited have achieved full Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation.

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Consumers look to GDPR to protect security and privacy of personal data

24 January 2017

Research by Callcredit reveals that 81% of UK consumers are more likely to share their personal data once the general data protection regulation (GDPR) is in place.

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Number of new store and credit cards issued set to reach two-thirds of a million in January 2017

Number of new store and credit cards issued set to reach two-thirds of a million in January 2017

28 December 2016

Callcredit Information Group, one of the UK’s leading credit reference agencies and consumer data management specialists, predicts that the number of new store and credit cards issued in January 2017 will reach two-thirds of a million.

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