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Complaints & Collections: The Outsourced Solution

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The Rising Tide Recent news reports have confirmed that a trend I have seen in the businesses that I am in discussions with, is being replicated across the wider Financial Services and Banking industry; in that, there is currently a huge drive to invest in collections and complaints resources. Why now? It is all to…

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KYC – Mortgages : Case Study

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Kind Consultancy recently worked with a large national mortgage network who were in urgent need of KYC resource  – due to the stamp duty freeze, they saw a huge increase in the number of mortgage applications they were receiving. With their regular headcount at capacity and concerns about opportunistic fraudulent applications, they reached out to…

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Bounce Back Loans: The First Big Fraud Story of 2021

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At the start of a new year, there are always articles and columns about the coming twelve months in Governance, Risk and Compliance, mixing educated guesses about the future with analysis of emerging issues. We never really know what a new year will bring, but one big talking point in fraud this year has made…

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Operational Resilience 2021

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Last week, I hosted Virtual Roundtable discussing Operational Resilience, where we discussed what are the big issues in the Operational Resilience landscape right now and how are people across the Financial Services industry facing them? Unavoidably, many of the biggest Operational Resilience issues that the sector is currently facing stem from the Covid-19 pandemic. When the first national lockdown…

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The Kind 2020 Wrap Up

The Kind 2020 Wrap Up

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It’s been an atypical year for Kind. Though every 12 months delivers unexpected shifts and surprises, this was a particularly extreme one. I know this has been a tough year for many, both in business and at home, and I’m immensely proud of what the Kind teams have achieved across 2020 under such challenging circumstances.…

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Kind Consultancy and The Building Societies Association

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Kind Consultancy is very proud to announce that we’re partnering with The Building Societies Association. We will be sharing knowledge with their members through articles and blog posts and we look forward to other opportunities with the Building Societies Association (BSA) in future. For any BSA members who are learning about Kind Consultancy for the…

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New Year, New Collections Strategy

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The Collections & Recoveries function in many Financial Services business has been working the same way for a long time. When customers find themselves in difficult circumstances, the team reaches out to help them find a way to pay back what they owe. But in 2020, I have been having more and more conversations with…

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Mortgage Operations – Case Study

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Kind Consultancy worked with a large UK retail bank that was seeing a rapid, ongoing increase in the number of mortgage applications they were receiving, at a rate that was overwhelming their permanent Mortgage Operations staff. They reached back out to Kind Consultancy following our previous work with them on select specialist positions, asking us…

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AML Contract Demand Continues to Rise in 2020

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AML contract demand is on the rise – but why? First, let’s take a look at the background of the current Financial Services landscape: The Fraud Landscape In 2019, the number of Banking Fraud and Identity Fraud complaints in the UK rose to an all-time high. This year, we’ve seen numerous news stories about criminals…

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Automation vs Resource in Collections

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Automation – for many years now it’s been speeding up and scaling up the way that hundreds of different industries operate. Whenever technological solutions are used to replace human workers, there are a variety of ethical and business issues to consider – especially if automated systems are having direct contact with customers. That’s the situation…

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