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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 25, 2019

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‘Disruptive’ P2P lenders set to take a third of SME lending market

May 3, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER and other alternative lenders could ‘disrupt’ more than a third of business lending by 2030, new research claims.

A new report from accountancy giant PwC, called ‘harnessing the power of disruption’, identifies key financial services areas open to – … Read More

FCA outlines regulatory approach to cryptoassets

January 23, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation outlining its regulatory approach to cryptoassets which could impact peer-to-peer lenders working in this space.

It follows a report from the government’s cryptoassets taskforce last year, which alongside the FCA, said … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More

Open Banking will boost collaboration between banks and fintechs

October 12, 2018 |

THE HUGE opportunities available in Open Banking are likely to trigger increased collaboration and mergers between traditional banks and fintech players, according to a report from fintech event organisers LendIt Fintech.

The report says the benefits of the Open Banking … Read More

Five ways P2P lenders can capitalise on Open Banking

August 14, 2018 |

THE POTENTIAL of Open Banking is both huge and largely untapped so the onus is on peer-to-peer lenders to capitalise on it in order to attract new customers, give more services to existing customers and grow their businesses.

The Open … Read More

Other people’s money

July 16, 2018 |

Consumer lending is a cornerstone of peer-to-peer finance, but with fears of a personal debt crisis and fierce competition, should platforms be worried? 

PEER-TO-PEER lending is a pretty diverse sector, with dozens of platforms out there offering everything from domestic … Read More

Who is guiding the Big Three?

July 5, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER industry is constantly evolving, and some of the bigger brand names have become permanent fixtures in the financial services landscape.

We have seen start-ups become regulated companies, online platforms apply for banking licences and now some are even … Read More

PwC: Open Banking is £7.2bn revenue opportunity, but more disruption is needed

June 28, 2018 |

OPEN Banking could become a £7.2bn revenue opportunity by 2022 but there is still work to do on awareness, PwC claims.

A report from the consultancy firm, titled ‘How to Seize the Open Banking Opportunity’, found that the use of application … Read More

Attracting talent crucial to UK remaining fintech centre

January 29, 2018 |

THE FINANCIAL services sector needs to attract and retain entrepreneurial talent to ensure the UK remains a vibrant fintech centre after Brexit, research suggests.

The latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey, released on Monday, found 54 per cent of firms want … Read More

Budget unveils £20bn action plan to support tech scale-ups

November 22, 2017 |

THE CHANCELLOR has unveiled a £20bn ‘action plan’ to help innovative firms scale up, in order to achieve the goal of helping a new tech business launch every half hour.

Philip Hammond (pictured) used Wednesday’s speech to detail new measures … Read More