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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.

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Leading credit reference agencies launch industry-wide information notice to support lenders and consumers in GDPR world

29 November 2017

Callcredit, Equifax and Experian are launching an industry-wide Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) in readiness for the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018.

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Use of machine learning to double amongst fraud professionals as they shift to smarter tactics

Use of machine learning to double amongst fraud professionals as they shift to smarter tactics

14 November 2017

New research launched today by Callcredit Information Group found that the number of fraud professionals planning to use machine learning to tackle fraud in the next three years has doubled from 11% last year (2016) to 22% in 2017. In comparison, the number planning to deploy document verification to validate customers’ identity reduced by over 75% in the past year (from 26% in 2016 to 6% in 2017).

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Steve McNicholas comments on the UK Finance’s mortgage arrears and possessions statistics

Steve McNicholas comments on the UK Finance’s mortgage arrears and possessions statistics

09 November 2017

He believes it is encouraging to see that mortgage arrears have continued to fall across the UK in Q3 and that it is good news for consumers, lenders and the UK economy as a whole.

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Open Banking will lead to fundamental shift in operating models

Open Banking will lead to fundamental shift in operating models

06 November 2017

Open Banking is an existential threat to traditional banks, according to the Future of Finance, a new piece of research released today at Personal Information Economy (PIE), the UK’s leading personal information event.

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Callcredit helps ShieldPay’s customers transact with confidence

Callcredit helps ShieldPay’s customers transact with confidence

01 November 2017

Callcredit Information Group is helping payments service firm ShieldPay provide secure online payments to its customers.

ShieldPay´s unique and patent pending technology protects both buyer and seller in any payment by verifying both individuals. Using Callcredit’s ID and bank verification solutions ShieldPay can verify both party’s identity and bank account reducing the chances of peer-to-peer payment fraud.

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