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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 23, 2019

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Open Banking set for 2019 surge

January 10, 2019 |

OPEN Banking will see a surge in popularity in the year ahead, according to expert predictions.

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Open Banking on 13 January, consumer credit agency Equifax has predicted that 2019 will be “a successful year” … Read More

Brits cite £8,854 as “unmanageable” level of debt

January 4, 2019 |

THE average amount of debt that people consider to be unmanageable is £8,854, a new survey has revealed.

According to a poll by credit firm TDX Group, more than one fifth (21 per cent) of Brits believe any amount of … Read More

Equifax launches new analytics product in the UK

December 13, 2018 |

EQUIFAX has launched a new data and analytics product in the UK which can help fintechs gain greater insight into their customers, products and industry.

The credit reporting agency is now offering its Equifax Ignite solution to the UK market, … Read More

Lending Loop and Equifax launch free credit scores for businesses

November 9, 2018 |

CANADIAN peer-to-peer lender Lending Loop has partnered with Equifax Canada to launch the country’s first free credit health and monitoring platform for small businesses.

The platform gives businesses and entrepreneurs access to free personal and business credit scores, reports and … Read More

Deloitte, Equifax and FreeAgent join as partners to NatWest entrepreneur scheme

October 29, 2018 |

ACCOUNTANCY giant Deloitte, credit reporting agency Equifax and accounting software provider FreeAgent are the latest partners to join NatWest’s entrepreneur accelerator programme, which provides support to thousands of young businesses across the country.

The three organisations will provide a blend … Read More

Equifax launches real-time Open Banking ID checks

October 29, 2018 |

CREDIT referencing agency Equifax has teamed up with Open Banking technology provider to allow it to match customer data and transactions in real time.

It will be used within Equifax’s bank account verifier system that lets lenders compare sort … Read More

Third of Brits fear they will never clear their debts

October 2, 2018 |

ALMOST one third of British people don’t believe they will ever clear their debts, according to new research.

The survey by credit reporting agency Equifax also found that 12 per cent of people do not think they can even reduce their debt … Read More

Zopa joins Women in Finance Charter

July 11, 2018 |

ZOPA has become the final member of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer platforms to sign up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.

The Treasury has announced that a further 67 companies have signed up to the Charter, which aims to … Read More

Equifax Open Banking alliance to smooth loan applications

July 9, 2018 |

CREDIT reporting agency Equifax is partnering with Open Banking platform to streamline the loan application process.

Equifax is working with’s data analytics platform, AccountScore, which specialises in transaction data analytics for consumer and business lending.

The partnership will … Read More

New report reveals how lenders can best attract customers via Open Banking

July 2, 2018 |

MONEY-SAVING product recommendations are the best way for lenders to capitalise on Open Banking, new research has revealed.

A study from Equifax found that 40 per cent of Brits who are willing to share their bank transaction data with a new … Read More