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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 23, 2019

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Frazer Fearnhead

Navigating the ISA market

January 18, 2019 |

Traditionally, ISA users have faced a choice between saving into a cash tax wrapper or investing in stocks and shares, but now the Innovative Finance ISA is providing a middle ground

CHOOSING WHERE TO place your ISA allowance each year … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More

The House Crowd lowers minimum investment for ISA transfers

October 4, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has lowered the minimum investment amount for ISA transfers into its tax-free wrapper.

Investors can now transfer from £1,000 – instead of £5,000 – into The House Crowd’s Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

All transfers below £5,000 will … Read More

Lenders flock to Scotland as P2P sector takes off

September 17, 2018 |

SCOTLAND looks set to become a peer-to-peer lending hotspot despite fears about the potential impact of Brexit and another independence referendum.

This year has seen lenders such as Assetz Capital and The House Crowd expanding their presence in the country, … Read More

The House Crowd opens IFISA to transfers

September 12, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for transfers.

There are no transfer fees but the minimum amount that can be moved is £5,000.

Investors can earn seven per cent a year by lending through the peer-to-peer … Read More

Banks reject P2P lenders on money laundering concerns

July 5, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have been turned away by banks when trying  to open the client money accounts that are legally necessary for them  to operate.

Despite the vast majority of platforms now being fully regulated, Peer2Peer Finance News has seen messages … Read More

The House Crowd looks further north to boost loan opportunities

May 22, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has launched in Scotland as part of a range of changes to boost its lending.

The peer-to-peer property platform, which focuses on lending towards property projects mainly around northern areas such as Manchester and Liverpool, said the … Read More

The House Crowd unveils 7pc property IFISA

March 19, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd has launched an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), offering its customers a seven per cent return by auto-investing their money into property loans.

The IFISA invests in secured peer-to-peer loans and property development investments, with The House Crowd … Read More

The House Crowd achieves FCA authorisation

January 9, 2018 |

THE HOUSE Crowd is looking to unveil a new website and auto-lending option after achieving authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) at the end of last year.

The property peer-to-peer lending platform had first applied for full permissions in … Read More

The House Crowd boss laments loss of “first mover advantage” amid regulation delays

October 23, 2017 |

THE HOUSE Crowd founder Frazer Fearnhead has expressed his frustration at the regulatory process after being told the platform’s peer-to-peer permissions are ready but the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is still looking at the crowdfunding side of the business.

Fearnhead, … Read More