UK consumer confidence remains steady, but low

Jan 10, 2019 Simon Williams

UK consumer confidence remains steady, but low

Consumers in the United Kingdom have received their share of bad news in recent months. Fortunately, GfK's U.K. Consumer Confidence Index for March reported a little bit of positivity - many people's situations appear to be steadying. "What


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The evolution of evaluating and managing credit risk

Jan 10, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

The evolution of evaluating and managing credit risk

Credit risk management is an important practice that lenders should partake in, as it can assist in eliminating potential issues before they even occur. However, the economic recession has taken its toll on creditors, leading to widespread


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Rise of alternative lenders might be contributing to declines in British bank loans

Jan 09, 2019 Simon Williams

Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners in the United Kingdom might be slowly regaining their confidence, but British banks have had very little to do with that. A recent Bank of England study revealed that since the launch of the Funding


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Peer-to-Peer lending schemes gaining popularity in UK

Jan 09, 2019 Simon Williams

By now, small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners are aware that United Kingdom government initiatives to spark lending have largely been a failure. But the news isn't all bad - as bank lending has dried up, companies are being forced


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Montana family faces federal court for $70 million cramming scheme

Jan 09, 2019 Walt Wojciechowski

American eVoice, an enhanced voicemail and fax service company based in Missoula, Montana, has been shut down by the federal government after years of reports that the business abused consumer credit data by charging cellphone users for services


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