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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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Savings inertia – a national missed opportunity

February 1, 2019 |

Paul Sonabend, Relendex’s chairman, reveals the scale of the missed opportunity provided by IFISAs…

ALMOST three years after it was introduced, awareness of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is surprisingly low. According to the most recent HMRC statistics, the UK’s … Read More

Untapped potential

February 1, 2019 |

Five years after the Northern Powerhouse was announced, Jay Patel, relationship officer at Wellesley Finance, asks if it has delivered for investors….

WHEN THE NORTHERN Powerhouse initiative was announced five years ago, it was widely viewed as an effort to … Read More

Staying power

February 1, 2019 |

Narinder Khattoare, chief executive of Kuflink, explains the importance of platform longevity…

WHAT gives a peer-to-peer platform longevity? It is a question that many investors have been asking after a series of platform issues and loan book defaults rattled the … Read More

A happy medium

February 1, 2019 |

Louis Schwartz, chief executive of Loanpad, explains how his platform will appeal to conservative and return-chasing investors alike…

CASH savings and stocks and shares investments had a woeful 2018, due to low interest rates, rising inflation and extreme stock market … Read More

Modernising the ISA market

February 1, 2019 |

Brian Bartaby, chief executive of peer-to-peer property platform Proplend, explains why the time has come to modernise the ISA market by promoting the IFISA…

DESPITE offering inflation-beating, tax-exempt returns, Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) are still widely misunderstood. And not just … Read More

Brexit-proof lending

February 1, 2019 |

Not all peer-to-peer lenders are worried about the dreaded Brexit effect, as Huddle Capital’s marketing director Neil Scaife reveals…

BREXIT has loomed large over the peer-to-peer lending community over the past few years. But while many lenders have spoken out … Read More

Moving with the times

January 29, 2019 |

Richard Bush, chief executive of CrowdLords, explains how – and why – he changed his business model, as the platform eyes a “stable, sustainable” expansion…

PROPERTY lending is a famously dynamic market. Evolving regulations and increased competition mean that in … Read More

Digging deep

January 2, 2019 |

Asbestos, Japanese knotweed and locality – Kuflink’s senior underwriter Stuart Boag reveals the secrets of a good property valuation…

PROPERTY valuations are a core part of peer-to-peer lending. The valuation process will dictate whether or not a loan is approved, … Read More

What North/South Divide?

January 2, 2019 |

Land values, house building and Brexit have all disrupted the traditional North/South property divide. Jay Patel, lending director at Wellesley Finance, explains why this is a great opportunity for property lenders…

ONCE UPON A TIME, the North/South divide was one … Read More

Calling all entrepreneurs

January 2, 2019 |

Amid a major fundraising effort, Chris Hancock, chief executive of Crowd2Fund, explains why his platform is for entrepreneurs, funded by entrepreneurs…

INNOVATION SEEMS to follow Crowd2Fund. It was one of the first peer-to-peer lending platforms to gain Innovative Finance ISA … Read More