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A challenging route to market for challenger banks

A challenging route to market for challenger banks

Since the financial crisis the banking industry has undergone a number of changes.

Interview with Tony Ward, CEO Clayton Euro Risk

Interview with Tony Ward, CEO Clayton Euro Risk

We catch up with Tony Ward, CEO Clayton Euro Risk

Target Group announces plans to create over 100 new jobs in South Wales

Target Group announces plans to create over 100 new jobs in South Wales

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, has today announced it is creating over 100 new jobs in South Wales. The jobs will be based in Cardiff and Newport and will include roles in IT, customer services, collections and compliance. The vacancies are as a result of a number of significant contract wins for Target who with the new roles will now employ over 700 people across its 7 offices with 450 employees based in South Wales. The additional jobs will make Target a significant employer in the area.

Insurance disruption is inevitable – who will embrace the Uber’s in insurance?

Insurance disruption is inevitable – who will embrace the Uber’s in insurance?

Recent research undertaken by Target Group shows that consumers have not been well engaged by insurance companies to date; 85% of our respondents confirmed that they prefer to use the web when it comes to researching, buying or checking policies but that more than one in three find the experience “very confusing”.

Equity Release: current success and future challenges

Equity Release: current success and future challenges

The Equity Release industry has been one of the real success stories of the mortgage market over the past few years. We broke the billion barrier in 2013, set a new record of £1.4 billion in total lending last year and 2015 looks set to be yet another record-breaking 12 months.

Data Analytics – how to ensure a positive impact on your business

Data Analytics – how to ensure a positive impact on your business

Large organisations will generally generate significant quantities of raw data and information on a daily basis – this data can be a real asset to the business and when utilised properly it will support more informed decisions throughout a business; optimising or creating processes/systems, methodologies and opportunities.

Growth leads to Board changes

Growth leads to Board changes

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, has today announced a number of changes to its Board, including the promotion of Ian Larkin and Bill Alley to the role of Co-Group CEO and the appointment of Paddy Byrne to the role of Chairman. Following another year of significant growth the Target Board has chosen to restructure the Board and governance to build on its achievements to date and to prepare the business for further growth in the future.

Interview with Bharat Sagar

Interview with Bharat Sagar

We catch up with Bharat Sagar

Why is UK lending the place to be?

Why is UK lending the place to be?

As talk in the media generally tends to focus on first-time buyers and London house prices, it’s easy to forget about the non-prime mortgage industry.