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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 24, 2018

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Angus Dent

The might of the Square Mile

September 18, 2018 |

The attractions of the peer-to-peer lending sector are obvious to retail and institutional investors alike. But will the latter’s financial firepower push out the former as platforms look to scale up?

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector was borne out of a … Read More

When is the best time to market an IFISA?

August 13, 2018 |

A GROWING number of peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders currently face a quandary: should they market their Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) outside of ISA season or simply bide their time?

The IFISA market has grown exponentially over the past 12 months, as … Read More

Base rate rise won’t ease saver woes, say P2P firms

August 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have warned that savers are unlikely to benefit from the latest interest rate hike.

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) voted on Thursday to raise the base rate from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent … Read More

ArchOver opens IFISA for transfers

June 26, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for transfers from other providers.

Investors will now be able to move some or all of their funds from old cash and stocks and shares ISAs to the business peer-to-peer platform’s tax … Read More

ArchOver unveils its Innovative Finance ISA

May 24, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), offering annual returns ranging between six and 10 per cent.

Both new and existing investors can open the tax wrapper, with a minimum amount of £1,000, but it is not yet available … Read More

Majority of UK adults misunderstand benefits of IFISAs, says ArchOver

May 2, 2018 |

NEARLY two thirds of UK adults recognise that Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) can offer higher returns, a tax-free wrapper and greater diversification, according to ArchOver research.

However, the peer-to-peer business lender found that while 61 per cent recognised certain benefits … Read More

Trust: The currency of the future

May 1, 2018 |

Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver, explains how P2P and the banks can co-exist in fruitful competition underpinned by growing lender trust

ALTERNATIVE finance may appear to be shaking things up for traditional lenders like the high street banks, but in … Read More

ArchOver unveils R&D advance business loans

April 17, 2018 |

BUSINESS lending peer-to-peer platform ArchOver has gone live with its research and development loans.

The research and development (R&D) advance product range was first touted in February and lets businesses that can show they are claiming R&D tax credits from … Read More

ArchOver hires “converted” doubting Thomas as non-exec director

March 5, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has hired a “converted” non-executive director who doubted that the peer-to-peer lending platform could succeed in the early days.

Bill Johnston, previously group finance director at ArchOver’s parent company Hampden Group, originally thought that ArchOver did not have what … Read More

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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