It's no easy task to ensure that everyone receives the public services they're entitled to.
According to the Department of Work and Pensions, in 2009–10 around 620,000 people failed to claim a total of £2 billion in income support and employment and support allowance, while 1.6 million people failed to claim a total of £2.8 billion in pension credit..
Equifax can help you to tackle figures like these, to your benefit, and to the benefit of individuals living in the UK and, where appropriate, overseas.
Why choose Equifax?
Our in-depth knowledge of individuals and their personal circumstances can help you ensure that the right service reaches the right person at the right time.
We can help you:
- Cleanse and enhance your existing customer databases so you can base decisions on the best, most up-to-data information
- Judge whether an individual is eligible for a service, by confirming addresses, identifying maiden names and aliases, verifying identity, and providing a complete picture of the benefits and services they're already receiving
- Monitor an individual's personal circumstances for changes that affect their eligibility, such as changes of address, financial status or mortality
- Identify an individual's preferred methods of interaction and communication using behavioural models based on income, life stage, lifestyle, property value and other attributes.
Access our eligibility assessment services via an online, screen-based service; by sending us records via a secure link to be processed and returned; or by integrating the service directly into your own systems via a secure data exchange.
"In 2009–10 around 620,000 people failed to claim a total of £2 billion in income support and employment and support allowance, while 1.6 million people failed to claim a total of £2.8 billion in pension credit."Department of Work and Pensions