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Top story: Credit Today Awards 2015: A new format

The Credit Today Awards, sponsored by Qualco, will bring the format of BBC’s comedy show Live at the Apollo to a prestigious Mayfair hotel this month. Read full story

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Scottish insolvencies drop to lowest for a decade

The number of Scots going bust has dropped in the past year to its lowest level in 10 years, according to the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB). Read full story

HMRC halves its DCA spend

HMRC has halved its spend on debt collection agencies (DCAs) during the past year, with £6.8m spent on them in 2014 compared to £14.8m in 2013, according to new research. Read full story

Wonga seeks new funding, after results reveal £42m loss

Wonga has revealed plans to seek new debt funding in 2016, after a year of downsizing due to a £42m post-tax loss. Read full story

Invenio secures $25m from US funder

Invenio Financial, the debt purchasing affiliate of debt recovery firm Phillips & Cohen Associates, has secured a $25m (£16.7m) credit facility from US-based Javlin Capital. Read full story

 
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Credit Summit 2015 – a day in review

Richard Carter, chief executive of Nostrum Group, reflects on the issues raised during the Alternative Lending conference at the 2015 Credit Summit

History repeating

Ben Mason, CEO of Compliancy Services, takes a look at what the regulatory history of the insurance market can tell us about upcoming changes to consumer credit

A step in the right direction

Carter-Ruck's Isabella Piasecka welcomes the extension of “no win no fee” availability for insolvency litigation

Red alert for May 7th

Begbies Traynor's Julie Palmer explains why the general election could be a challenge for the credit sector

Devil in the details

Lauren Lee of Shoosmiths asks whether the NRAM case was really a victory for the consumer

Credit brokers: Your chance to help write the rules

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

The end of the beginning for short-term lenders

Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Consumer Finance Association, looks at how consumer demand will change the industry post-FCA.

How can short-term lenders put the spotlight on compliance?

BCCA's Rachael Corcoran highlights the areas short-term lenders are seeking compliance support.

Commercial lending: debt markets on the rise

Mark Taylor, partner and head of debt advisory at Clearwater International, puts UK debt markets under scrutiny

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