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Equifax in UK
With one of the largest sources of detailed consumer and business data in the UK, we can provide insight into the behaviours and drivers behind the economy helping our clients drive their businesses forward and consumers access the products and services they can reasonably afford.
With more than 115 years’ experience, clients trust us to help them compete in an increasingly challenging marketplace. But it’s also the personal relationships we establish with our clients that make our business what it is: our clients tell us it’s one of the main reasons why they enjoy working with us.
We have a history of working together with our clients to help them make sense of data – both theirs and ours. Organisations gain insight into the intricate connections we’re able to make which help them make informed decisions that drive business performance. It also helps them to better understand who their best customers will be and unlock the value in their customer base.
We help organisations to protect against fraud and comply with regulation, and help consumers protect their identity and access credit. We work across a diverse range of industries, delivering insightful and intelligent solutions to businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to multinational corporations. We work with clients in: retail, telecommunications, public sector, insurance, financial services, banking, marketing services, utilities, debt management and commercial finance.
What We Do
Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organisations around the world. Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. The company organises, assimilates and analyses data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its database includes employee data contributed from more than 7,100 employers.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 9,900 employees worldwide.
Some noteworthy achievements for the company include: Named to Top 100 American Banker FinTech Forward list (2015-2016); named a Top Technology Provider on the FinTech 100 list (2004-2016); named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner (2014-2015); named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2013-2017); named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (2011-2015); named one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies (2015-2017).
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