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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 20, 2018

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Innovative Finance Isa

Assetz Capital sees £50m IFISA boost

August 15, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has received a £50m boost from its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The peer-to-peer business lender revealed £50m has been invested into tax wrapper since its launch at the beginning of the year.

Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz … Read More

When is the best time to market an IFISA?

August 13, 2018 |

A GROWING number of peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders currently face a quandary: should they market their Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) outside of ISA season or simply bide their time?

The IFISA market has grown exponentially over the past 12 months, as … Read More

A Rocky Road

August 10, 2018 |

IN THE TWO YEARS since the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commenced its post-implementation review of the peer-to-peer lending industry, so much has changed. Whereas a mere handful of P2P platforms had full FCA authorisation in 2016, now the vast majority … Read More

New IFISA invests in care home reform

July 5, 2018 |

A NEW Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is targeting returns of up to seven per cent per year by investing in specialist care homes across the UK.

The Barbican ISA has been billed as an “ethical” investment fund, due to its … 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

A guide to liquid IFISAs

June 26, 2018 |

IN THE world of finance, liquidity always comes at a cost. Instant access savings accounts pay less than fixed-term accounts, and most investment platforms deter withdrawals by charging hefty transaction fees. The world of peer-to-peer lending is not much different. … Read More

ArchOver opens IFISA for transfers

June 26, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for transfers from other providers.

Investors will now be able to move some or all of their funds from old cash and stocks and shares ISAs to the business peer-to-peer platform’s tax … Read More

P2P investors abandon cash ISAs

June 25, 2018 |

INVESTORS are ditching their cash ISAs in favour of other forms of ISA accounts, according to new research from peer-to-peer platform Assetz Capital.

In the first quarter of this year, 52 per cent of Assetz Capital’s investors had put money … Read More

From ISAs to IPOs! Five game changing moments in P2P

June 25, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER has come a long way from its early days of a few technology firms simply set up to let the public bypass the poor rates and services on offer by the banks and lend to each other.

The ethos … Read More

Only six per cent of Brits aware of Innovative Finance ISAs

June 21, 2018 |

THERE is considerable lack of awareness among the British population about ISA products, particularly the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), research shows.

A survey of 1,000 adults by Oaksmore ISA found 16 per cent of savers were not aware of any … Read More