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As specialists in managing consumer data, Callcredit Information Group has a wealth of industry experts who are able to provide insight and analysis into every sector, as well as add further depth to research.

In this section of our website you will find current Callcredit news stories as well as press releases issued in previous years. For any media enquiries, interview requests or industry insights, please contact our press team.

The information in the press releases below is intended for journalists and media professionals only. The information should not be construed as a financial promotion under the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Handbook of rules and Guidance.

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Callcredit reaffirms commitment to Leeds

Callcredit reaffirms commitment to Leeds

08 December 2016

Leeds headquartered Callcredit Information Group, one of the UK’s leading credit reference agencies and consumer data management specialists, has reaffirmed its commitment to Leeds and West Yorkshire with the signing of a new 10-year lease on its Park Lane global headquarters.

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71% of marketers feel overwhelmed by data and 69% feel it's distracting them from their core marketing duties

71% of marketers feel overwhelmed by data and 69% feel it's distracting them from their core marketing duties

05 October 2016

A survey of senior marketers has revealed that 80% are increasing their time spent working with data and almost three quarters (72%) feel that it is negatively affecting the creative aspects of their role.

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Almost three quarters of consumers attach a financial value to their personal data, new research reveals

Almost three quarters of consumers attach a financial value to their personal data, new research reveals

27 September 2016

A survey of 3,000 UK-based consumers has revealed that 73% attach a financial value to the personal data they share online, which they believe businesses and organisations must recognise if they wish to use it.

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Callcredit Information Group Acquires Recipero to Accelerate the Execution of its Fraud and Identity Protection Strategy

Callcredit Information Group Acquires Recipero to Accelerate the Execution of its Fraud and Identity Protection Strategy

26 September 2016

Callcredit Information Group, backed by private equity firm, GTCR, has acquired Recipero, a company that has built one of the world’s largest proprietary databases containing detailed information of the history and ownership of mobile devices, in a deal designed to accelerate the growth of the company’s fraud and identity protection strategy. This is Callcredit’s second acquisition of 2016. The Group acquired customer experience management specialist, Numero, in March.

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Employee access to social media poses biggest internal security threat to organisations and organised cybercrime poses biggest external threat, new research reveals

Employee access to social media poses biggest internal security threat to organisations and organised cybercrime poses biggest external threat, new research reveals

22 September 2016

Employee access to social media (43%) and bring your device to work (35%) are considered to be the biggest obstacles to preventing security breaches and fraud according to fraud prevention managers and directors. The biggest fraud prevention priority for the majority of organisations is creating a fraud aware culture (86%). Yet, this is also considered the hardest priority to address (18%).

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