Dollar UK launches advanced loan origination solution from Zoot

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Decision engine and case management bring faster response times and more agility to online consumer lending process ensuring compliance with FCA regulations

Leeds, UK / Frankfurt, Germany / St. Gallen, Switzerland / Bozeman, USA – 1st August, 2017—Zoot, a global provider of advanced instant credit decisioning, risk management, loan origination and case management solutions is proud to strengthen its successful partnership with Dollar UK. Dollar UK have used Zoot’s instant credit decisioning solution since 2014 to host their consumer lending application process for the company’s online lending businesses in the UK. This successful collaboration has now been expanded to utilise Zoot for Dollar UK’s retail portfolio under The Money Shop Brand.

“The High-Cost Short-Term Credit Industry is a dynamic market. Dollar UK’s new loan origination solution brings speed and agility to the customer acceptance process. The Zoot solution is designed to provide maximum flexibility, maximum reliability and maximum scalability. Using Zoot, Dollar UK makes real-time changes to their lending process on a system that delivered 99.9+% availability since go-live” said Adam Jackson, Managing Director for Zoot Enterprises. “The initial Zoot solution was deployed within two months. It has allowed Dollar UK to connect new data providers and easily deploy new rules and scorecards in a matter of hours. Dollar UK continuously strive to optimise their business processes ensuring regulatory compliance and an excellent experience for their customers. We are proud to support such a forward-thinking lender.”

Mike Blomfield, Chief Information Officer at Dollar UK said, “We wanted to implement a world-class decision-engine and score-card system, and Zoot’s technology puts flexibility and control directly into the hands of our credit risk department. The business model supports Dollar UK’s continued drive to offer customers a diverse range of financial services.”

Tony Deakin, Chief Financial Officer at Dollar UK commented: “After an extensive selection process, we chose Zoot as our preferred partner because its platform provides us with the ideal combination of deep functionality, ease of integration with data providers and the ability to have full control over our customer acceptance process in-house.”

Martyn Oswin, Dollar UK’s Head of Development IT, also added: “Using Zoot we are able to abstract complex affordability logic away from our core lending applications into the platform, with the added benefit that changes to risk scorecards can be made quickly allowing the business to react to market changes.”

About Zoot
For over 25 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions. Its customer-centric tools and services enable Zoot’s clients to add value and differentiation, while providing nimble, scalable solutions to specific business objectives.  A leader in the fintech industry, Zoot’s cloud based secure processing environment delivers millisecond real time decisions accessing hundreds of cutting edge data sources to help reduce risk and increase conversions.  The company’s international client base includes major financial institutions, retailers and payment providers.  Zoot – From Data to Decision.  For more information, please visit In the UK call +44 113 2468693. In Germany call +49 69 405667715.

About Dollar UK

Dollar UK is a leading provider of consumer finance, running brands such as The Money Shop and Payday UK. The Money Shop’s products and services include loans, pawnbroking, gold to cash, travel money, retail jewellery and cheque cashing. The Money Shop online allows easy access to a variety of Money Shop products including a range of short terms loans. Websites: |

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