The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told delegates at Credit Today's Credit Summit it doesn’t want a smaller consumer credit market, amid increased pressure on the industry. Read full story
Debt purchaser Cabot Credit Management has posted a 36 per cent rise in adjusted EBITDA to £173m. Read full story
Councils must stop leaving children frightened by sending aggressive bailiffs to the doors of family homes, according to The Children’s Society. Read full story
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed plans to review staff remuneration in debt collection agencies (DCAs), ahead of the regulator’s keynote at the Credit Summit tomorrow. Read full story
Payment technology provider Global Payments has acquired Realex Payments in a deal worth £85m (€115m). Read full story
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Carter-Ruck's Isabella Piasecka welcomes the extension of “no win no fee” availability for insolvency litigation
Begbies Traynor's Julie Palmer explains why the general election could be a challenge for the credit sector
Lauren Lee of Shoosmiths asks whether the NRAM case was really a victory for the consumer
Ed Smith, head of banking, lending and protection policy at the Financial Conduct Authority, explains why the regulator is calling for views on credit broking rules
Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Consumer Finance Association, looks at how consumer demand will change the industry post-FCA.
BCCA's Rachael Corcoran highlights the areas short-term lenders are seeking compliance support.
Mark Taylor, partner and head of debt advisory at Clearwater International, puts UK debt markets under scrutiny
For businesses that pay late, compulsory daily interest charges should be applied to ease the cash flow crisis it can cause, says Mark Burgess, chief operating officer at commercial debt recovery firm Debt Guard Solicitors.
Damian Riley, director of business intelligence at HML, describes five analytics tools debt purchasers need in their arsenal
Fred Crawley talks to RNB’s Alan Cruickshank about the challenges the collections industry shares with others in keeping on top of customer correspondence.
Do the latest statistics from the Credit Services Association’s Data Gathering Initiative show that consumers are more in charge of their finances? CSA Vice President, John Ricketts considers.
Social media can provide a wealth of credit-based customer data that lenders should be ready to take advantage of this alongside traditional data sourcing, says Paul Thomas, managing director of Provenir International.