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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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What we talk about when we talk about crowdfunding and P2P

August 13, 2019 |

Following Peer2Peer Finance News’ Regulation Breakfast Briefing, UK Crowdfunding Association directors Bruce Davis and Atuksha Poonwassie explain the importance of nimble regulation in a growing sector…

IT HAS BEEN 15 YEARS since the launch of Zopa and nearly 10 years … Read More

IFISA inflows set to hit £1bn milestone

July 1, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) looks set  to become a billion-pound product, exclusive data reveals.

Figures provided to Peer2Peer Finance News from the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (Tisa) show the tax wrapper has been growing in popularity since a slow … Read More

Regulation Breakfast Briefing

June 24, 2019 |

Peer2Peer Finance News – Regulation Breakfast Briefing

Date: 27 June, 2019

Location: London

Peer2Peer Finance News is holding a regulation event in London.

The invite-only event, aimed at CEOs and compliance heads from peer-to-peer lending platforms, will comprise a panel … Read More

Spot the difference

June 19, 2019 |

Crowd bonds occupy the same space as peer-to-peer loans, yet they are almost completely different. Or are they….? 

WHEN THE Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) was first introduced in 2016, it provided individuals with the opportunity to gain tax-free earnings from … Read More

Will new institutional products drive out the retail investor?

June 12, 2019 |

A NUMBER of purely institutional products have been unveiled recently in the peer-to-peer lending sector. Is this to the benefit or detriment of the retail investor?

In April, Funding Circle announced that it was winding down its dedicated investment trust … Read More

Here’s what the industry thinks of the FCA rule changes

June 4, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA has released its long-awaited, updated rules for the peer-to-peer lending sector, which confirm the introduction of investor marketing restrictions.

Here’s the industry reaction so far – keep an eye out for rolling updates

RateSetter chief … Read More

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More

IFISAs: Plenty to play for

February 8, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA has been boosted by the ‘big three’ lenders unveiling their tax-free products, but are they now helping or hindering the competition? 

THE MAJORITY OF peer-to-peer lenders now offer tax-free earnings through the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) … Read More

Abundance investors fund largest ever project

January 10, 2019 |

ABUNDANCE has closed its largest ever project, raising £7m for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power.

The renewables crowd bonds platform attracted around 2,300 investors who lent an average of £3,000 each, with more than half investing through the … Read More

Forget me not? Why Zopa’s P2P roots will still be important for its bank

December 6, 2018 |

ZOPA’S long-awaited banking licence has finally come through, but what does this mean for the wider peer-to-peer lending sector?

The world’s oldest P2P lender has, in some ways, gone full circle with its plans to launch a bank.

It was … Read More