SME loan recovery – which is the best approach?
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a large increase in the volume of lending to small and medium-sized (SME) businesses. ECB data shows that new lending to SMEs has topped nearly EUR0.9trn in the Eurozone countries in 2020, a significant proportion of which has been government guaranteed.
Financial education in Europe: progress made, but much still to do
As European Money Week raises awareness of financial literacy, we look at how individual countries are promoting financial education.
A word from Intrum's Nordic MD's: The paradox of the pandemic
Our Nordic Managing Directors share their reflections of the findings from our newly launched Nordic Debt Collection Analysis 2021.
SME loan recovery – six challenges facing banks
The unprecedented scale of lending to small and medium-sized businesses to keep them afloat during the pandemic leaves banks with a significant recovery challenge.
Today we launch the Nordic Debt Collection Analysis no 1 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has widened financial inequalities in society, according to Intrum’s latest Nordic Debt Collection Analysis.
Increasing ambitions for financial security in Southern Europe
European Money Week 2021: Intrum finds that the pandemic is having a positive side-effect: it’s increasing European consumers’ ambitions for financial security.
Parents report social media pressure
Interest in sustainability is motivating half of Europe’s parents to limit their spending, according to Intrum’s annual European Consumer Payment Report – a snapshot of consumer views on debt, credit and finance.
Gender gap in financial literacy
European Money Week 2021: The gender gap in financial literacy is a persistent problem for European societies. Our latest survey finds that women are less likely than men to feel confident about financial matters
Social media becoming important source of financial education among the young
European Money Week 2021: Intrum’s latest consumer survey shows that there’s a generational shift underway in how consumers attain their financial knowledge; one in five (20%) of 18-21 year olds say social media is their primary source of information.