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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 19, 2018

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P2P firms alert HMRC to IFISA issues

August 29, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are among a group of companies that are set to present HMRC with a list of Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) concerns, Peer2Peer Finance News has learned.

P2P business lender ThinCats, IFISA technology provider Goji and financial services trade … Read More

Zopa scales back higher-risk lending due to UK consumer credit outlook

August 22, 2017 |

ZOPA has reduced its exposure to higher-risk loans due to the UK’s worsening consumer credit outlook, which has led it to lower its projected returns on some investments.

The peer-to-peer lender also said that it is expecting slightly higher losses … Read More

Taxing times: P2P’s perspective on HMRC guidance

July 11, 2017 |

TAX IS a fragmented issue in the peer-to-peer space. It is investors’ own responsibility to declare earnings with HMRC – which could appear as a fairly common scenario within the financial sector.

However, the vast diversity of P2P business models, … Read More

Collateral extends cashback incentive range while switching to Santander

May 25, 2017 |

COLLATERAL is extending cashback offers as a regular feature on its different loan products, as a recent cash incentive on a large development loan proved to be “an instant hit” with investors.

The peer-to-peer pawnbroking platform launched a “sliding-scale” cashback … Read More

RateSetter promotes “interest buffer” to reassure investors

November 3, 2016 |

RATESETTER is updating its lender terms and will start reporting a “capital coverage ratio” on its website in a bid to reassure investors about the safeguards protecting their money.

The peer-to-peer lender, which is one of the ‘big three’ … Read More

Ratesetter doubles new investor accounts since base rate cut

September 16, 2016 |

RATESETTER has seen a surge of new investment since interest rates were cut one month ago, fueling hopes that more investors will turn to peer-to-peer lenders as the 0.25 per cent base rate is held for a second month.

The platform … Read More