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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2018

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Show me the money! P2P investor incentives currently on offer

September 1, 2017 |

AS IF peer-to-peer investing weren’t attractive enough in a low-interest-rate environment, a number of platforms have added a little extra sweetener. Here is a round-up of some of the current promotions on offer. Please note that terms and conditions apply … Read More

P2P investors “need to put the leg work in,” says BondMason

May 26, 2017 |

INVESTORS should ensure they do enough due diligence on peer-to-peer platforms before lending, the chief investment officer of P2P investment manager BondMason has warned.

Graham Martin said that bad practices might not be apparent straight away and that it is … Read More

LandlordInvest launches secondary market

May 17, 2017 |

LANDLORDINVEST is launching a secondary market this week, giving investors the chance to sell off their property loan parts.

The peer-to-peer property lending platform will charge a 0.5 per cent administration fee to investors, who will be restricted to selling … Read More

BondMason looks to non-P2P investments

May 17, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investment manager BondMason is increasing its exposure to non-P2P lenders to broaden its offering.

The firm aims to get its clients a seven per cent return by selecting P2P loans across approved platforms on their behalf, but chief executive … Read More

Assetz Capital hits £240m of lending in four years

April 21, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital hit its fourth anniversary with £240m lent to date and a plan to double that figure over the next 12 months.

The peer-to-peer lending platform, which channels funds to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small property developers, confirmed on … Read More

Investor profile: Calculated risk

April 19, 2017 |

Former pharmaceuticals professional Phil Sloan (pictured), based in the Peak District, invests in over a dozen peer-to-peer lending platforms. He talks to Peer-to-Peer Finance News about when, how and why he become an enthusiastic advocate of the sector…

Phil Sloan’s … Read More

Join the crowd

February 1, 2017 |

P2P aggregators are a growing trend, offering consumers access to multiple platforms at the click of a button. But is there a real need for this service or is it moving away from the essence of P2P?

For savvy consumers, … Read More

P2P investors sent interest ‘nudge’ letters by taxman

January 5, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investors were among the self-assessed taxpayers sent interest ‘nudge’ letters by HMRC over Christmas, Peer-to-Peer Finance News understands.

The government’s tax department sent out 10,000 letters to people over the holiday period, asking them to “reconsider” the amount of interest … Read More

Funding Circle changes rates

October 31, 2016 |

FUNDING Circle has altered its interest rates, lowering the cost of borrowing for lower-risk loans and raising the cost for higher-risk ones.

The peer-to-peer lender said that the new rates, which come into effect on 7 November, will not … Read More