Advantis News

Advantis Charity Challenge

On Sunday 4th June 2017, Advantis employees embarked on a mountain of a challenge by climbing Mt. Snowdon to raise money for Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Based in Stoke on Trent, the hospice was established in 1973 and provides care to adults across North Staffordshire who have a palliative or end...

Swinton Insurance added to Advantis’ client base

Advantis is delighted to confirm that following a formal tender process we are able to welcome Swinton Insurance to our client base. Swinton is the UK’s largest high street insurance broker. Founded almost 60 years ago, it offers insurance cover for personal lines and commercial needs. Outstanding balances accrued from...

Thames Water success for Advantis

We are thrilled to announce that following a formal tender exercise, Advantis has been selected to work further portfolios on behalf of Thames Water. Currently, Advantis work a trace and collect portfolio for Thames Water and have had a strong relationship with them since 2005. In that time, Advantis has...

Advantis appoints Head of Operations

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Richard Walters who has been appointed as Head of Operations. Richard has more than 20 year’s operational management experience within the financial services and insurance industries and prior to joining Advantis in August 2016 he has held senior managerial positions at...

FCA Authorisation for Advantis

Advantis Credit Ltd has been granted full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), following the application process led by Advantis’ Head of Compliance, Sarah-Jane Brayford. This authorisation comes at an exciting time for the business as it has been going through a period of growth which has seen rapid...

Advantis Annual Awards Masquerade Ball

On Saturday 30th January 2016, Advantis hosted the 5th Annual Advantis Awards at the Britannia Stadium, the home of Premiership club Stoke City FC. The theme for this year’s awards was a masquerade ball and staff dressed to impress on the night. The night was a great success and there...

Advantis retains contract with Npower

We are delighted to announce that following a competitive tender exercise earlier this year, Advantis have retained our contract with Npower for the provision of debt recovery services for the third consecutive term. Advantis have worked with Npower for over 8 years and in this time we have developed an...

Advantis now PCI DSS 3.1 compliant

Advantis have recently attained the new 3.1 version of the PCI DSS standard. As part of this new standard, businesses are expected to comply with the new, more recent standard which includes : Clarification on a number of requirements that were previously unclear on their intent, or who they applied...

Advantis moves to ISO 27001:2013 standard

Advantis recently completed a successful transition from the original 2005 Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard to the new and improved ISO 27001:2013 certification. The new standard was launched in September 2013 and supersedes the original standard. It places more emphasis on measuring how well an organisation’s ISMS is performing...