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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 25, 2019

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ArchOver expands into Hertfordshire with second regional office

May 7, 2019 |

ARCHOVER is targeting Hertfordshire businesses with the opening of its second regional office.

The peer-to-peer business lender has opened an office in Hatfield that will serve small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

It joins Birmingham as the … Read More

Focus on security, not risk

May 1, 2019 |

Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver, explains the importance of solid security

RISK IS OFTEN SEEN AS a dirty word. Those who don’t understand it often feel instinctively that it’s something they should avoid. But it takes risk to make … Read More

P2P to have strong presence at Innovate Finance Global Summit

March 27, 2019 |

FOUNDERS of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lenders are among the confirmed speakers at Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), which takes place next month at London’s Guildhall.

Giles Andrews of Zopa, Samir Desai of Funding Circle and Rhydian Lewis of RateSetter … Read More

IFISA Guide: SME loans

March 20, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the SME-focused IFISAs on the market

Ablrate

Ablrate’s IFISA offers returns ranging between 10 and 15 per cent, enabling investors to fund asset-backed loans to UK businesses. It is a flexible tax … Read More

ArchOver warns of “funding crisis” as banks turn their back on SMEs

March 7, 2019 |

ARCHOVER has blasted high street banks for creating a “funding crisis” among small firms.

Research commissioned by the peer-to-peer business lender found that one in five UK businesses are rejected for a loan by banks and 17 per cent were put … Read More

The importance of being a people-focused business

March 1, 2019 |

Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver, explains why his platform has a mission to “be helpful” to both borrowers and lenders…

ARCHOVER HAS A SIMPLE mission: to be as helpful, focused and flexible as possible. “We like to innovate,” says … Read More

P2P lenders face tough credit conditions as insolvencies hit record highs

February 11, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are keeping a close eye on credit conditions in the face of record personal and business insolvencies in the UK, with one platform already reviewing its return forecasts.

Figures released by the Insolvency Service for 2018 show personal … Read More

Investor marketing restrictions could hit pension pots

January 4, 2019 |

FINANCIAL planning expert Anthony Carty has warned that proposed marketing restrictions could deter investors from the peer-to-peer lending sector, depriving people of a decent source of income for their retirement.

The City watchdog has proposed introducing appropriateness and categorisation tests … Read More

Boosting the IFISA through customer-driven technology

December 3, 2018 |

Angus Dent, chief executive of ArchOver, explains how the platform’s investment in technology has the customer at its core…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDING requires secure, scalable, easy-to-use technology. It’s vital for providers to deliver a secure, user-friendly experience for their investors. This … Read More

Added assurance

November 5, 2018 |

Why are peer-to-peer lenders split on the attractions of credit insurance? Andrew Saunders investigates…

ON THE face of it, peer-to-peer lenders and insurance companies make slightly uneasy bedfellows. Rather like the high street banks, traditional insurance companies are seen by … Read More