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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 15, 2018

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Michael Lynn

IFISAs: The long road

February 9, 2018 |

With the industry’s largest lenders now offering the Innovative Finance ISA, surely the tax wrapper will cement its status in the mainstream investment space this year? We provide an update on the product’s process

IT IS hoped that the 2017-18 … Read More

P2P sector urges chancellor to set bold housing agenda in Autumn Budget

November 13, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector has called on the chancellor to introduce a more ambitious housing programme in this month’s Budget.

There have been several rumours about the content of Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget, set for 22 November 2017, including … 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

Demand grows for property loans in tranches

August 7, 2017 |

PROPERTY developers are increasingly using peer-to-peer loans to access funding in stages rather than in one go.

Platforms are reporting a change in the way developers are drawing down loans as it is cheaper for them only to pay interest … Read More

Relendex launches property IFISA

May 24, 2017 |

RELENDEX has launched an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) that will offer investors between six and 10 per cent returns per year.

The tax-free investment wrapper from the peer-to-peer property platform will be a non-flexible model, meaning investors will not be able to withdraw, replace … Read More

City slickers

May 23, 2017 |

Institutional money already dominates the US peer-to-peer lending market and now it’s making waves in the UK. Is this a natural evolution or is it eroding the true essence of P2P?

There was a time when marketing peer-to-peer lending … Read More

Cash incentives remain popular P2P marketing tool

April 12, 2017 |

WHILE platforms step up their quest to attract new borrowers, many are still looking to entice investors as well, as cashback offers and new client incentives continue to play a role in their marketing strategies.

Even the more established players … Read More

Relendex gains full FCA authorisation

March 28, 2017 |

RELENDEX has become the latest peer-to-peer lender to receive full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), after altering its business model.

Michael Lynn, founder of Relendex, which provides bridging and development finance loans between £100,000 and £2m, said full authorisation … Read More

Relendex calls for housing white paper to unwrap SIPPS for residential property

February 7, 2017 |

THE FOUNDER of peer-to-peer property platform Relendex is urging the government to boost funding into the housing sector by allowing residential property to be included in pension investments.

Speaking to Peer-to-Peer Finance News ahead of the government’s long-awaited housing white paper, … Read More

Safe as houses

February 6, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer lenders have already made headway in consumer and business loans, could they help solve the housing crisis?

Housing is a perennial feature of any political manifesto and various governments, lobby groups and charities have tried but regularly failed to … Read More