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Employers urged to credit check prospective staff

Thursday, 7 June 2012, 5:56 pm | Veda Advantage

Employers are encouraged to credit check prospective staff in the wake of a care worker convicted of ripping off a 99-year-old woman for tens of thousands of dollars. More >>

NZers Back Buying On Credit With Baby Boomers Leading Way

Monday, 17 October 2011, 3:02 pm | Veda Advantage

Consumers are back buying on credit but post the Global Financial Crisis they are choosey about the type of credit they are prepared to take on. Latest statistics from credit bureau Veda shows consumer activity in the credit market continuing to ... More >>

Signs of an improving economy: applications for credit up

Friday, 17 June 2011, 3:46 pm | Veda Advantage

17 June 2011, Auckland. Latest data from leading credit bureau Veda Advantage provides evidence of a quietly improving economy with applications for unsecured credit starting to lift. Managing Director John Roberts says there is anecdotal evidence the economy ... More >>

Applause For Proposed Changed To Credit Reporting Code

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 11:11 am | Veda Advantage

Veda Advantage applauds the announcement of a further change to the Credit Reporting Privacy Code 2004 which will provide a radical step-up in the ability of credit providers to assess risk and predict the behaviour of people seeking credit. More >>

Statistics hint at improving economy

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 4:28 pm | Veda Advantage

Auckland 27 February 2011 New Zealanders showed a renewed appetite for credit in the run-up to Christmas indicating that they believe the economy is starting to improve in the wake of the credit crunch. More >>

Veda Advantage changes to Credit Reporting Code

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 3:32 pm | Veda Advantage

Veda Advantage says changes to Credit Reporting Code will benefit consumers and small business 16 December 2010, Auckland Final changes to the Credit Reporting Code No 4 announced by the Privacy Commissioner today will benefit consumers and small businesses ... More >>

Quarter Of A Million Nzers Use An Alias

Sunday, 5 December 2010, 9:38 am | Veda Advantage

Increasing numbers of New Zealanders are using more than one name and the country’s leading credit bureau has found a stark correlation between people using aliases and those that default on their bills or are insolvent. More >>

Government Urged to Move Quickly on UBN

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 11:41 am | Veda Advantage

A unique number for all New Zealand businesses is critical to minimise credit risk and enhance laws such as Anti Money Laundering requiring companies to know-your-customers (KYC). More >>

Massive hike in consumer and company debt

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 5:06 pm | Veda Advantage

Latest statistics from the country’s largest credit bureau show a massive hike in consumer defaults and more than 50 percent of the country’s trading companies with outstanding debts. More >>

NZers retreat from credit as they find it tough

Friday, 24 September 2010, 11:46 am | Veda Advantage

Latest data from credit bureau Veda Advantage shows market conditions are still tough with New Zealanders continuing to retreat from credit but trying hard to pay off debt despite tight cash flow. More >>

SMES Urged to Get Risk-Savvy

Monday, 16 August 2010, 4:53 pm | Veda Advantage

The country’s small-to-medium size enterprises are urged to step up their risk assessment processes as they work hard to stay in business during the toughest year they have faced in decades. More >>

NZers' Credit-Risk Profile Improves

Monday, 26 July 2010, 2:34 pm | Veda Advantage

AUCKLAND, 26 July 2010 – New Zealand’s first consumer credit scoring regime shows people are becoming less risky when it comes to scoring their ability to pay back loans. More >>

John Roberts Appointed to Motu Foundation Board

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 2:52 pm | Veda Advantage

Veda Advantage Managing Director John Roberts has been appointed to the Board of the Motu Research and Education Foundation, a charitable foundation supporting New Zealand economic and public policy research. The Motu Foundation is linked to leading ... More >>

Countdown to Budget set to reignite spending

Wednesday, 14 April 2010, 9:52 am | Veda Advantage

13 April 2010: Auckland.  With the Budget less than six weeks away credit bureau Veda Advantage expects consumers to reach for their wallets to buy much needed consumer items before GST is increased. More >>

New Zealanders opt for traditional borrowing

Thursday, 28 January 2010, 4:29 pm | Veda Advantage

New Zealanders are choosing more traditional and structured forms of borrowing over the plastic fantastic. Latest data from leading credit bureau Veda Advantage shows more and more New Zealanders are choosing to purchase goods and services by way of ... More >>

Veda Advantage, Vortexdna: Strategic Relationship

Monday, 18 January 2010, 2:17 pm | Veda Advantage

Two of the country's high-tech data and analytics companies are joining forces to develop new predictive products targeting clients in New Zealand and offshore.New Zealand's leading credit bureau, Veda Advantage, today announced the formation of ... More >>

Identity Thieves Active Over Christmas Season

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 11:21 am | Veda Advantage

AUCKLAND , 3 January 2010 – New Zealanders are urged to be especially vigilant over the summer holiday period as identity thieves step up their activities. New Zealand ’s largest credit reporting agency Veda Advantage, advises that the Christmas-New ... More >>

Get Savvy On Credit Card And Mobile Phone Theft

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 10:10 am | Veda Advantage

AUCKLAND, 1 December 2009 - New Zealanders are urged to step up their protection of personal items such as credit and eftpos cards and mobile phones as they head into the Christmas and summer holiday season. More >>


Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 12:05 pm | Veda Advantage

The recession is continuing to hit the Baby-Boomer generation hard with latest statistics from New Zealand’s largest credit bureau showing a significant 19.37 percent increase in defaults for those aged between 44 and 62 years of age. Overall consumer defaults ... More >>

SME Survey Shows Improving Outlook For Business

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 10:38 am | Veda Advantage

AUCKLAND, 10 September 2009 – Further evidence that New Zealand may have hit the bottom of the recession trough comes with the latest survey of small and medium size businesses by the country’s largest credit bureau, Veda Advantage. More >>





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