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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 20, 2018

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Angus Dent

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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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