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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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Treasury’s Women in Finance team added to The FP Show panel

October 16, 2018 |

REPRESENTATIVES from the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter team will take part in a panel discussion on the role of diversity targets at The Finance Professional Show.

The session titled “Diversity – addressing the imbalance”, will be introduced by Deborah … 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

Cryptocurrency lobby group calls for regulation based on P2P model

May 1, 2018 |

A GROUP of the UK’s leading cryptocurrency platforms want the regulator to use peer-to-peer finance legislation as a framework for their own sector.

CryptoUK, a self-regulatory trade association with eight members, has set out new plans for the Treasury to … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

Inflation holds steady but SMEs will still feel the squeeze

August 15, 2017 |

SMALL businesses should not get complacent after new figures showed that inflation held steady last month, industry bodies and lenders have warned.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at 2.6 per cent in July, just as it was in … Read More

City firms join forces for Women in Finance event

December 12, 2016 |

SENIOR figures from across the financial services sector are taking part in a “speed mentoring” event at the London Stock Exchange to promote the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.

The event, which takes place on Monday, will see over 40 … Read More

Autumn Statement: Tech City UK will deliver new fintech measures

November 25, 2016 |

A FINTECH delivery panel and a fintech professional services hub are being developed as part of the government’s measures to support the sector.

Tech City UK, a Shoreditch-based initiative started by former Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010 to support the … Read More

RateSetter and Crowd2Fund join City minister on Singapore trade mission

November 14, 2016 |

RATESETTER and Crowd2Fund are among the UK fintech firms who will be accompanying economic secretary to the Treasury Simon Kirby on a trade mission to Singapore this week.

The firms are expected to take part in talks about the UK’s … Read More

UK and China to create fintech ‘bridge’ following talks

November 11, 2016 |

The UK and China have committed to a series of new financial partnerships including the establishment of a fintech ‘bridge’, the Treasury has announced.

Following the eighth UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), Chancellor Philip Hammond and Chinese Vice Premier … Read More

Government referral scheme faces competition from NatWest

November 1, 2016 |

THE THREE aggregator platforms chosen for the government’s bank referral scheme will have competition in sourcing alternative finance for small businesses, as NatWest’s own referral initiative enters its full launch phase.

The high street lender, which is owned by … Read More