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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 26, 2019

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Leading the charge

March 22, 2019 |

Funding Options founder Conrad Ford talks to Andrew Saunders about his motivations for setting up the business finance aggregator, the future of peer-to-peer lending and his overseas ambitions…

SOME ENTREPRENEURS are born, while others have entrepreneurship thrust upon them, as … Read More

The ultimate IFISA guide

March 15, 2019 |

Unsure about about transfers, tax and how many IFISAs you can have? Fear not, Marc Shoffman presents our comprehensive guide to IFISA investing…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDING is already well known for helping investors beat paltry savings rates and now it even … Read More

IFISAs: Poised for growth

March 13, 2019 |

Peer2Peer Finance News IFISA roundtable, in association with Kuflink

THE EMERGENCE of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has helped peer-to-peer lenders boost their inflation-beating products with a wrapper that lets investors earn their returns tax-free.

The product’s popularity has been … Read More

Real and present danger

March 12, 2019 |

What happens when a peer-to-peer lending platform becomes insolvent? Danielle Levy investigates the impact on the industry and its investors…

A PEER-TO-PEER LENDER becoming insolvent is surely the worst-case scenario for both the business and its customers.

This danger came … Read More

Protecting investors

March 6, 2019 |

Louis Schwartz, chief executive of Loanpad, explains why the provision fund model isn’t always the most effective way to protect retail investors…

DEFAULT RATES ARE beginning to loom large for the peer-to-peer lending community, as platforms start to see large … Read More

How to be a responsible investor

March 1, 2019 |

Narinder Khattoare, chief executive of Kuflink, explains how peer-to-peer newcomers can be responsible investors…

AS PEER-TO-PEER LENDING becomes more mainstream, it is starting to attract a new group of first-time investors. And while this is great news for the myriad … Read More

Why bonds are back in fashion

March 1, 2019 |

Listed bonds and mini-bonds are experiencing a surge in popularity. Andrew Turnbull, managing director of Wellesley Group, explains why…

LOW INTEREST RATES AND stock market volatility have had a disruptive effect on savings and investments across the UK. Over the … Read More

Proactive vs reactive – the benefits of thinking ahead

March 1, 2019 |

As insolvency risks grow, Frank Wessely, partner at Quantuma, explains why platforms have to take a proactive approach to their theoretical  wind-down processes…

NOBODY WANTS TO THINK about what would happen if their business failed. Yet every day, multiple UK … Read More

Trust in the institution

March 1, 2019 |

John Mould, chief executive of ThinCats, explains how an influx of institutional money could lift up all P2P borrowers and lenders…

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTING has become more commonplace in the peer-to-peer sector, but business lending platform ThinCats has been well ahead … Read More

Customer happiness

March 1, 2019 |

Customer satisfaction is an often-overlooked part of running a successful P2P platform. LandlordInvest’s chief executive Filip Karadaghi explains why he makes it a priority…

THERE IS NOT ONE typical type of LandlordInvest customer. Thanks to its low investment threshold of … Read More