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• More than 50 individual charities supported in 2016
• 642 hours of volunteering by employees
• Team run a total of 261 miles and cycle 2,051 miles throughout the year
• £86,600 donated to Nottinghamshire-based Children’s Bereavement Centre

TDX Group, the UK’s leading provider of data and debt recovery solutions, is delighted to announce another extremely successful year of fundraising in 2016. The company’s 360 employees have done a phenomenal job and pulled together throughout the year to repeat the amazing efforts of last year and raise a whopping £95,000 for charities in and around the East Midlands.

The company are delighted that £86,600 of the total amount raised will go to its charity of the year, the Children's Bereavement Centre, enabling it to offer even more support to local children who are impacted by the death, terminal illness and divorce or separation of someone close.

Laurence Hamilton, General Manager at TDX Group, said: “I’m staggered and so pleased by the enormous amount of generosity from my colleagues, plus our partners and suppliers. I’m delighted that, once again, we’ve managed to raise such a life-changing amount of money. A massive thank you to everyone who has helped support these amazing charities and I’m personally very proud of the work TDX Group do for our local community; and the enthusiasm, creativity and passion with which it is delivered. This amazing result emphasises the core and heart of our culture of earning the trust of our clients, their customers and the communities we serve.”

Caroline Froggatt, Corporate and Community Engagement Coordinator at the Children’s Bereavement Centre, said: “We’re genuinely shocked and delighted by the level of support the fabulous team at TDX Group have provided us with for the second year running. Not only have they raised another HUGE amount of money for us but they’ve also helped to raise our profile and increase our confidence as an organisation. The support that they’ve given us does not happen often and words cannot express how grateful we’re to everyone within the organisation.

“Thanks to the fundraising efforts of TDX Group, we’ve been able to expand our services throughout Nottinghamshire. This year we opened Outreach Centres in Bassetlaw and Rushcliffe, employed two Outreach Bereavement and Loss Coordinators to run these new Centres and have also recruited 12 more clinical volunteers.

“The money raised this year will enable us to develop more one-to-one and group support at our new Outreach Centres, offering all the services we do at our Newark office at all of our other Centres too.”

Nottingham-based, TDX Group was founded in 2004 and is now part of Equifax. The company and its 360+ employees are committed to supporting the community and local charities. Every year TDX Group colleagues choose a charity to support as part of its ‘Make the Connection’ corporate and social responsibility programme – throughout 2016 it has partnered with the Children’s Bereavement Centre.

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Notes to Editors:

About TDX Group: TDX Group, an Equifax company, provides businesses with technology, data and advisory services to improve debt liquidation and the fair treatment of consumers in financial arrears. TDX Group works at the centre of the industry with specialist debt businesses and with creditors across financial services, retail, energy, water, telco and media sectors, plus local and central government; providing solutions which support them in managing collections, recoveries, debt sale and insolvency. To find out more about TDX Group please visit: www.tdxgroup.com. TDX Group is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

About Equifax: Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organizations around the world. Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. The company organizes, assimilates and analyses data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its databases include employee data contributed from more than 6,600 employers. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 9,400 employees worldwide. Some noteworthy achievements for the company include: Ranked 13 on the American Banker FinTech Forward list (2015); named a Top Technology Provider on the FinTech 100 list (2004-2015); named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner (2014-2015); named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2013-2015); named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (2011-2015); named one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies (2015). For more information, visit www.equifax.com. Equifax Limited is one of the Equifax group companies based in the UK. Equifax Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

About the Children’s Bereavement Centre: A uniquely special centre, where children, young people and their families from Nottinghamshire and parts of Lincolnshire who are affected by terminal illness, death or the divorce or separation of someone close, can access the support and guidance they need. Although it is a natural part of life, the loss of someone close can be a distressing and overwhelming experience, especially for children and young people. Services are available to children and young people aged 3-18 and their close family members. For more information visit: www.childrensbereavementcentre.co.uk

For further information please contact:
Cara Somerville, Senior Marketing Communications Manager on 07484 039 534 or cara.somerville@tdxgroup.com

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