Could your credit score stop you from renting? Landlords look at financial history above age, salary and job
The Daily Mail, 24 Nov 2016
Are you being credit checked without realising?
However renting isn't the only thing UK borrowers are unaware they are being credit checked for.
Some 63 per cent of people don't realise that insurance providers run checks before customers can set up monthly instalment plans, according to figures from Amigo Loans.
And of the 2,000 people surveyed by the loan provider, 56 per cent were unaware that energy companies run their own checks before setting up direct debit payments for gas or electricity bills.
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