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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 19, 2018

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Innovative Finance Isa

George Osborne confident about IFISA success despite slow start

November 20, 2018 |

THE ARCHITECT of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has said he is confident about the future success of the tax wrapper, even if it hadn’t got off to a “dramatic” start.

George Osborne unveiled the new product during his tenure … Read More

The House Crowd unveils short-term P2P account

November 13, 2018 |

THE House Crowd has launched a short-term peer-to-peer investment account, offering investors access within 30 days.

The account is offering annual interest of four per cent with a minimum investment of £5,000, but there is a catch.

Rather than using … Read More

IFISA providers call for tailored HMRC submissions process

October 8, 2018 |

INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) providers have called for a simplified HMRC submissions process that is more tailored to the tax wrapper, after the taxman revealed that last year’s data was incomplete.

Peer-to-peer lending platforms and other providers of debt-based securities … Read More

RateSetter celebrates eighth birthday

October 5, 2018 |

RATESETTER is celebrating its eighth birthday this weekend, having originated more than £2.7bn in loans since it launched in 2010.

The peer-to-peer lending platform has garnered more than half a million customers in eight years and generated more than £110m … Read More

Government urged to push ‘positive’ IFISA investing benefits

September 26, 2018 |

IMPACT investing platform Lendahand Ethex is calling for more promotion of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) as a means of getting more women involved with positive investing.

It comes as research by Ethex – ahead of Good Money Week starting … 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

Welendus launches IFISA offering 15 per cent returns

September 6, 2018 |

WELENDUS is the latest peer-to-peer platform to launch an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The short-term P2P lender is offering investors tax-free annual returns of up to 15 per cent within the product.

Investors are matched with a range of loans … Read More

CrowdProperty doubles lending as loanbook hits £20m

September 6, 2018 |

CROWDPROPERTY’S loanbook has passed the £20m milestone, doubling its lending since raising almost £1m through crowdfunding to expand the business last year.

The peer-to-peer property lender funded its 47th project this week, taking its loanbook to £20.56m, backing the development … Read More

Lendy widens access to wealth product ahead of IFISA launch

September 3, 2018 |

THE MINIMUM investment on the Lendy Wealth account has been cut from £50,000 to £10,000 just weeks after launch, as the peer-to-peer property platform prepares to launch its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The move had prompted investor queries over the … Read More

P2P marketing clampdown ‘may restrict IFISA takeup’

August 31, 2018 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority’s regulatory clampdown on the peer-to-peer sector risks restricting growth of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), according to Assetz Capital’s chief executive.

Stuart Law, who heads up the business P2P lender, warned that the strong take-up of … Read More