Promoting Economic Growth
The Association has two primary purposes; firstly to promote economic growth by facilitating access to business information as used by the Credit Reference Agencies This information is essential because it helps to reduce the risk inherent in business transactions; deters fraud; and facilitates the granting of credit.
Secondly to facilitate communication between the Agencies and the business community to create greater awareness of the data held; how this data is used; and how it benefits business decisions and responsible lending.
The Data Protection Bill 2017 will update data protection laws for the digital age and was introduced to the House of Lords on 13 September 2017. The Bill will replace the Data Protection Act of 1998 and will: Make our data protection la… Read more