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The team at MAG:NET Solutions would like to thank everyone who donated to their raffle at the IRRV Annual Conference in October.  

We’re very proud of our certificate and we know that the Teenage Cancer Trust appreciate every penny.

We’re sure that further donations would also be welcome https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/support-us/donate





LoCTA iPAD Winner

Congratulations to Nicky Thomas of Wokingham Borough Council who won the iPAD in the LoCTA prize draw at the IRRV Annual Conference 2015. Thank you to everyone who entered and helped us raise £120 for Teenage Cancer Trust.




MAG:NET Charity Event (July 2012)
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- Some of the staff at MAG:NET Solutions have taken part in the Manchester to Blackpool bike ride on July 8th 2012.  Team MAG:NET cycled 67 miles to raise money for the Christie Hospital.  We all know someone who has been or is being affected by cancer.  Please give as much as you can, our Just Giving page can be accessed by clicking here and will be active for a further 3 months.  Thank you for your support.  A photo of Team MAG:NET can be seen below, taken minutes before we set off from Old Trafford in Manchester!


 

LAIOG Annual Conference 2012 (May 2012)

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- MAG:NET Solutions are pleased to be at the LAIOG Annual Conference 2012 in May 2012 at Birmingham Council House.

We’ll be on stand 15 for both days offering you the chance to see the latest addition to the LoCTA Services suite, with the new Tenancy Verification service which has been designed to assess the likely residence of the stated tenant and look for cases that may need to be investigated.

There’s also a chance to see the latest enhancements to LoCTA Search – Deceased Search, a national search that has been specifically designed for deceased identity fraud prevention within Local Authorities ; Voters Roll, which provides Authorities with the facility to perform a search for an individual’s latest address;  Commercial Credit Reports, offering 6 levels of reporting via a direct integration with Equifax and our Batch Service, which allows a bulk upload of cases and provides results within 24 hours.
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LoCTA Tenancy Verification Service Released (April 2012)

-  Tenancy Verification is part of a growing array of LoCTA Services provided to Local Government to further combat fraud and overpayments.  Working in partnership with Equifax the new Tenancy Verification Service is designed to assess the likely residence of the stated tenant and look for cases that may need to be investigated.   Read More

 

Collections and Enforcement Conference in April 2012 at Keele University, Staffordshire (April 2012)

-  MAG:NET Solutions are pleased to be at the Collections and Enforcement Conference in April 2012 at Keele University, Staffordshire.  We’ll be on stand 11 for both days offering you the chance to see the latest enhancements to LoCTA Search – Deceased Search, a national search that has been specifically designed for deceased identity fraud prevention within Local Authorities; Commercial Credit Reports, offering 6 levels of reporting via a direct integration with Equifax and our Batch Service, which allows a bulk upload of cases and provides results within 24 hours.  You’ll also be able to see the  LoCTA Services suite with the new Tenancy Verification service which has been designed to assess the likely residence of the stated tenant and look for cases that may need to be investigated.
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NRPF Connect Released  (February 2012)

- MAG:NET Solutions are delighted to announce that the NRPF Connect data sharing service is now live, an exciting new way for Local Authorities to share data and intelligence on their No Recourse To Public Funds (NRPF) cases with other Local Authorities and the UKBA.  Read More


 Deceased Search To Be Released February 1st 2012  (January 2012)

- The national Deceased Search has been specifically designed for deceased identity fraud prevention within Local Authorities.  Using the Deceased Search will give key decision makers the appropriate customer identification and verification tools to help eradicate deceased identity fraud.  Read More


MAG:NET to exhibit at the Fighting Fraud Locally Conference, 1st December 2011.
  
   - MAG:NET Solutions is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting and presenting at the Fighting Fraud Locally conference organised by the NFA and DODS on December 1st 2011 at One Drummond Gate in London.   

Visit our stand (number 6 in the Garden Suite) and hear Stewart Last, MAG:NET’s Commercial Director, present during the afternoon to see how the latest enhancements to LoCTA Search and our new LoCTA Services can help fight fraud at your Authority.

The team at MAG:NET Solutions would like to thank everyone who donated to their raffle at the IRRV Annual Conference in October.  

We’re very proud of our certificate and we know that the Teenage Cancer Trust appreciate every penny.

We’re sure that further donations would also be welcome https://www.teenagecancertrust.org/support-us/donate

Equifax Commercial Reports now available (new to 2011)

-     Business reports from Equifax are now available within LoCTA Search!  This link to the Equifax Commercial database enables registered users to obtain Business Credit reports to view additional company and financial information such as the name, nationality, date of birth and address of any registered company directors, annual accounts, detailed financial analysis and much more. Please contact the MAG:NET team for more information on 0161 838 5833. 


Equifax multi-address search now available (new to 2011)

-     The Equifax search within LoCTA has been enhanced so that users are now able to request a single report for an individual at up to 3 last known addresses. No additional fees are charged for multiple addresses, you will only be charged for a single report.


 

2011 Exhibition Dates Updated

 Date  Conference  Stand No.
 
8 - 10 Feb 2011   
 
IRRV Benefits Conference, Southport
 
25
 
8 - 10 Mar 2011
 
IRRV Scottish Benefits Conference, Crieff
 
14
 
17 Mar-2011   
 
Tackling Fraud, London    
n/a
 
17 - 18 May 2011
 
LAOIG Fraud Conference, Birmingham
17
 
7 - 8 June 2011
 
IRRV Collection & Enforcement, Harrogate
7
 
7 - 8 Sept 2011
 
IRRV Scottish Conference, Crieff
14
 
21 - 23 Sept 2011
 
IRRV Annual Conference, Telford
3
 TBA  
IRRV Scottish Benefits Conference, Crieff
14

 Telephone Directory Search Released (new to 2011)

-     The national Telephone Directory Search provides Authorities with the facility to perform a search to look for an individual’s latest telephone number.  This can be achieved via a direct search on the Telephone Directory database or from the results page of a Benefits, Council Tax or Business Rates SearchRead More

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PAF Search Released (new to 2011)

-     The national PAF Search (Postcode Address File) provides Authorities with the facility to perform a search using a postcode to look for further address information. This can be achieved via any page within LoCTA Search as the search toolbar is visible throughout the site. Read More


LoCTA Batch Service Released

-          LoCTA Batch is a new service provided by MAG:NET Solutions which allows users to upload a spreadsheet of search cases and receive results within 24 hours.  This Feature is available for both Benefits and Council Tax. Read More

 

Maldon DC and LoCTA Case Study

-          Maldon District Council has long been a subscriber to the LoCTA Search portal and with being ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2010 IRRV Conference in Harrogate they are the perfect example of how well LoCTA can be used to achieve targets. Read More

 

LoCTA Enhancements

-          LoCTA is going from strength to strength with more enhancements than ever before, the Search Bank for Benefits has been renamed and updated, Equifax counters have now been added so Authorities can limit the number of searches and the Council Tax search now has the option to either search on a Name or an Address. Read More

 

Equifax Launch

-          LoCTA now has an integrated link to Equifax’s E-Trail system. This facility will combine the online and immediate access results of LoCTA with address verification data from the E-Trail system, providing an all in one package that offers extensive facilities and enhanced data sources to help improve the tracing and verification of debtors. Read More

 

Focus on Fraud

-          The NFA estimated that in 2008, fraud cost the UK £30 billion.  This is a massive figure and shows how serious the UK fraud problem is. Local Authorities need to have the best tools available to trace individuals and businesses and to improve overall recovery rates. With a highly secure and innovative product with flexible and cost effective licencing options LoCTA is uniquely place to help LoCTA Authorities to win the fight with fraud. Read More