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Thought Leadership

In this section of our website you will find current TransUnion (formerly Callcredit) thought leadership articles issued to the press. For any media enquiries, interview requests or industry insights, please contact our press team.

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The Public Sector should be much more excited about Open Banking

25 October 2017

With the onset of Open Banking and the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) fast approaching, most attention has been focused on how increasing the citizen’s control over their banking data will disrupt financial services...

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Rise of the machines in the fight against cybercrime

04 October 2017

It’s no secret that incidences of fraud are increasing, with the Government reporting that it is now one of the most prominent crimes in the UK. Our Fraud & Risk report found that in 2016, two-thirds (65%) of large organisations detected a cybersecurity breach. In addition, the biggest concern cited by UK businesses in our report was organised cybercrime (75%).

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Are a holistic view of a customer’s income and expenditure & early arrears detection the future for collections?

28 July 2017

According to July’s Money Statistics published by the Money Charity, the level of unsecured debt in the UK at the end of May was £199.7 billion. News around personal debt will always be a topic of concern and be in the headlines but what can organisations do to help support those in financial difficulty and identify debt before it goes bad?

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How much is IFRS9 really changing the collections landscape?

24 May 2017

James Connolly, Head of Debt and Utilities, Callcredit Information Group, recently wrote a piece for Credit Connect about the impact of IFRS9 in the collections industry.

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Avoiding data breaches: From the inside and out

08 May 2017

In recent years, businesses that have suffered data breaches are becoming the rule rather than the exception. In 2016 alone, 65% of large firms detected a cyber security breach or attack, and 25% of those experienced one at least every month. Yet, British businesses still do not know how to combat these crimes, or even report them, according to a recent report from Barclays and the Institute of Directors.

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