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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 13, 2017

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See EU later

December 5, 2017 |

The UK’s decision to split from the rest of the bloc sent shockwaves around the world, but what does it mean for peer-to-peer lending?

THERE is a blight on the land, and its name is Brexit. As we progress towards … Read More

Uncharted waters

December 1, 2017 |

Keith Maner, compliance and technical manager at compliance specialists Thistle Initiatives, explains how the UK regulators are approaching Brexit and how fintech firms in particular are reacting to the issue

In April 2017, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) issued a … Read More

Property developer turns to P2P after bank withdraws funding due to Brexit

November 30, 2017 |

A PROPERTY developer based in Northern Ireland turned to peer-to-peer funding to complete a project after its bank withdrew financing in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Maillot Jaune had originally sought funding to build 11 flats on a seaside, … Read More

Accountants call for more Brexit certainty as confidence slides

November 29, 2017 |

UNCERTAINTY over the outcome of Brexit negotiations has prompted a fall in business confidence among accountants, a survey claims.

A member poll by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, released on Wednesday, found 49 per cent are feeling less confident … Read More

Late payments in construction sector hit five-year high

November 27, 2017 |

LATE payments to construction companies hit a five-year high in 2016, new research claims.

Business finance aggregator Funding Options analysed 13,213 UK construction businesses and found they face an average wait of 69 days for bills to be paid, up … Read More

Funding Circle borrowers back joining European Free Trade Agreement post-Brexit

November 22, 2017 |

MORE THAN half of small business owners want the UK to join the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) once Brexit is complete, Funding Circle research has found.

A survey of 1,254 borrowers on the peer-to-peer lending platform found 57 per … Read More

SMEs doubt Budget will meet their needs

November 21, 2017 |

AROUND two-thirds of small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) bosses do not believe this week’s Budget will address their concerns.

That’s according to the latest Aldermore Future Attitudes study, which surveyed more than a thousand decision-makers at small and medium-sized businesses … Read More

Entrepreneurs target funding in 2018

November 21, 2017 |

THE MAJORITY of UK entrepreneurs will look to raise funding in the next 12 months according to the latest EY Fast Growth Tracker.

The report surveys hundreds of entrepreneurs about their intentions for the future, and found that despite the … Read More

Inflation and interest rates worry investors more than Brexit

November 13, 2017 |

INVESTORS are more worried about inflation and low interest rates than they are about Brexit, new research claims.

A survey of over 1,000 UK savers and 500 high-net-worth individuals, commissioned by Rathbone Investment Management, found that 42 per cent of … Read More

UK fintech funding rises as Brexit unease softens

November 7, 2017 |

FINTECH funding in the UK was almost six times higher in the third quarter of 2017 than in the same quarter the year before, increasing from $120m (£91.3m) to $636m.

KPMG, which published the figures using data from PitchBook, said … Read More