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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 22, 2018

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ArchOver readies for IFISA launch

February 19, 2018 |

ARCHOVER is planning to launch its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in the next few weeks.

The peer-to-peer business lending platform, which gained authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) last year, has emailed existing investors informing them of the news.

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Lenders shift focus to recurring revenue

January 26, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are shifting their focus to recurring revenue to improve business stability.

Upfront origination fees typically comprise 70 per cent of lenders’ revenues, while ongoing loan servicing fees account for the remaining 30 per cent.

Iain Niblock, chief executive … Read More

ArchOver: Gen X can learn from younger investors

January 18, 2018 |

MILLENNIALS aren’t just sitting around eating avocados and bingeing on Netflix but are actually investing more wisely than older generations, ArchOver claims.

The peer-to-peer business lender analysed investment behaviour millennials – typically those age 18-35 – and compared this with … Read More

Getting down to business

January 15, 2018 |

Business lending is now the largest segment of peer-to-peer finance in the UK, but fierce competition for good-quality borrowers means the platforms have their work cut out. Peer2Peer Finance News delves into the industry’s plans to stay ahead of the … Read More

Small business confidence drops for fourth consecutive quarter

January 5, 2018 |

SMALL business confidence is continuing to decline, driven by surging operating costs, weak domestic growth and flagging consumer demand.

The Small Business Index (SBI), released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) on Friday, stood at -2.5 in the fourth … Read More

Making the most of your money

January 4, 2018 |

Angus Dent, chief executive of peer-to-peer business lender ArchOver, explains how P2P is attracting the next generation of investors and savers

AS INFLATION grows ahead of expectations, far too many savers are seeing the value of their hard-earned cash decline.

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Bad news for savers as Bank of England holds interest rates

December 14, 2017 |

THE BANK of England has kept interest rates on hold this month despite rising inflation.

The Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) held the base rate at 0.5 per cent on Thursday, following an increase in November – the first rate hike … Read More

Not just avocados! Millennials “out-investing” older generations

December 4, 2017 |

MILLENNIALS may be lambasted for spending too much of their money on luxuries or avocado toast, but research suggests this may not be the case.

A report by peer-to-peer business lender ArchOver found that millennials – those aged 18-34 – … Read More

Budget unveils £20bn action plan to support tech scale-ups

November 22, 2017 |

THE CHANCELLOR has unveiled a £20bn ‘action plan’ to help innovative firms scale up, in order to achieve the goal of helping a new tech business launch every half hour.

Philip Hammond (pictured) used Wednesday’s speech to detail new measures … Read More

ArchOver reaches £50m lending landmark

November 6, 2017 |

ARCHOVER has passed the £50m lending milestone, with no defaults or late payments since it started in 2013.

The peer-to-peer business lender said it has facilitated more than £51m of funding for UK businesses to date, offering average returns to … Read More