Monthly Archives: February 2012

CallCredit open up completely free online credit reports at Noddle

UK’s third biggest credit reference agency launches free online service after successful trial CallCredit, the UK’s 3rd largest credit reference agency, has opened up it’s Noddle credit check and credit report service following a successful trial. Unlike the services run by Experian and Equifax, this is not a ‘free trial’ but is free forever – … Continue reading

Government to use Experian data to home in on benefit cheats

HMRC turn to Experian to help battle against benefit fraud Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions have entered into an agreement with the credit reference agency Experian in order to use Experian’s credit reference data in the battle against benefit fraud. Under a ten year deal, the financials of … Continue reading

Unhelpful PPI claim firms making a nuisance of themselves

Unscrupulous “claims handling” companies bombarding prospects with telephone calls and texts Complaints to the Telephone Preference Service, the media and the regulator of claims handling companies, the Ministry of Justice, have increased as claims handling companies use ever more intrusive techniques to mop up commissions against an estimated £9 billion in compensation owed by banks … Continue reading