Posts tagged with "credit reports"



EU Payment Observatory - Annual report 2023
Economy · 29. February 2024
Fulfilling the objectives of the EU Payment Observatory, the 2023 Annual Report stands as its foremost analytical output. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the trends in payment behaviour in commercial transactions in the EU from 2019 to 2022.

Growth in Irish start-ups recorded in 2023
Economy · 31. January 2024
Ireland recorded a surge in start-ups in 2023, with nearly 950 new companies registered last year

Interview with Luis Carmona, International Manager at INFORMA and Vice-president at FEBIS (Federation of Business Information Services)

Something to do with information - New year outlook 2024
FEBIS · 11. January 2024
Over a cozy Christmas dinner, I once again had to explain what I do and where I work. I didn’t want to dismiss it with a simple answer like ‘something to do with information’. And then I realized that this is increasingly difficult to explain. Even though I've been in ‘this business’ for some time now. There is much more involved in ‘something with information’ than there was 30 years ago.

FEBIS welcomes International Research Associates (INRA) Limited as a new Member
Members News · 10. January 2024
INRA is Thailand-based business information provider specialized in freshly investigated reports on business companies in Thailand.

Regulations and directive on ESAP published
EU Newsletter · 21. December 2023
On 20 December, the legislative package (two regulations and a directive) on the European Single Access Point (ESAP) was published in the Official Journal of the EU.

Debtor Atlas Germany 2023 – Return of over-indebtedness
Economy · 15. November 2023
5.65 million citizens over-indebted / “hidden increase” in over-indebtedness / over-indebtedness ratio of 8.15 percent / trend reversal due to persistent inflation and high interest rates / recession as a driver of over-indebtedness

FEBIS at ICCR Fall Plenary Meeting 2023
FEBIS · 31. October 2023
The World Bank’s permanent committee ICCR (International Committee on Credit reporting) held last week its “Fall Plenary Meeting 2023”. The committee discussed the status and developments in the credit reporting industry as well as future trends and innovations to improve the current reporting systems.

Is the middle class running out of steam?
Market Monitor · 25. October 2023
Constricted by bureaucracy, unsettled by the economy and paralyzed by rising costs - Creditreform's current analysis of the economic situation and financing in medium-sized businesses shows very clearly: Companies in Germany are looking bleakly into the near future. They spend a lot of time and energy trying to cope with the general conditions instead of investing resources in further development. How long can this last?

The role of Business Information Providers in Risk Management for M-SMEs
Economy · 29. September 2023
According to the last instalment of the Study on Credit Risk Management in Spain, supported by Iberinform and Atradius – Credito y Caucion, only 34% of the Spanish companies have their own credit risk committee. While this might seem odd considering the macroeconomic situation in the country and, specially, taking into consideration that in 2021, 58% of the companies participating in this study had such structures in places. More strikingly, 37% of companies do not use solvency criteria to

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