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Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Equifax to include tenants’ rental payments on credit reports – can it help you get a mortgage?

Thousands of tenants could find it easier to get onto the housing ladder and get better credit deals as Equifax includes rent in credit scores. How to be included.

FCA launches probe into credit report market

FCA launches probe into credit report market

The regulator has five big concerns including the quality of information on credit reports and the risks posed by Open Banking.

Eight myths around your credit score debunked

Eight myths around your credit score debunked

Your credit score is affects whether you can take out a mortgage, loan or mobile phone contract - but a majority of us don't understand how it works.

Credit scoring: are you in the dark?

Credit scoring: are you in the dark?

Credit reference agencies collect data on and rate every adult in the UK. Reena Sewraz investigates a system we can’t opt out of but has the power to make or break lives.

Equifax to alert another 167,000 UK victims of its data breach

Equifax to alert another 167,000 UK victims of its data breach

Equifax has alerted another 167,000 UK clients to the risk of fraud following a mass data breach - adding to the 690,000 victims previously warned.

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