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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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A sense of security

June 14, 2019 |

Security provides reassurance for peer-to-peer platforms and investors alike that there may be a way to recover capital in the event of a defaulted loan. But is security always an effective way to mitigate risk? Marc Shoffman investigates…


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

A guide to liquid IFISAs

June 26, 2018 |

IN THE world of finance, liquidity always comes at a cost. Instant access savings accounts pay less than fixed-term accounts, and most investment platforms deter withdrawals by charging hefty transaction fees. The world of peer-to-peer lending is not much different. … Read More

The automation evolution

June 18, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending emerged as an alternative to mainstream banks, simultaneously widening access to credit and boosting retail investors’ returns.

Some would argue that P2P has made finance more accessible and shifted it from the ‘computer says no’ mentality of the … Read More

Rebuildingsociety boss takes helm at InvestUp

June 18, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investment aggregrator InvestUp has installed Rebuildingsociety boss Daniel Rajkumar as temporary chief executive while it searches for a replacement for Chris Bradbury who left at the end of 2017.

InvestUp was purchased by the White Label Company – owned … Read More

Recent board appointments highlight gender inequality in P2P

June 18, 2018 |

TWO recent appointments have highlighted the lack of gender diversity in the UK’s peer-to-peer sector, where women still occupy a minority of roles.

In May, Funding Circle named former O2 and Tesco Mobile executive Cath Keers as its first female … Read More

Rebuildingsociety partners with Leeds Council to support local businesses

February 8, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lender Rebuildingsociety has secured an agreement with Leeds City Council whereby the local authority funds loans through its platform.

The council will review business loan requests from companies with an LS postcode prefix, consider the industry and location … Read More

Rebuildingsociety alters lending terms to attract new borrowers

September 13, 2017 |

REBUILDINGSOCIETY is looking to expand its range of lending opportunities by altering the financial information required from its business borrowers.

Previously, applicants have had to provide two years of filed accounts along with a summary of the three-month period before … Read More

Rebuildingsociety reassures investors over account security

July 28, 2017 |

REBUILDINGSOCIETY has been allaying investor concerns after withdrawals on the platform were sent to users under a different account name.

Investors withdrawing funds from the peer-to-peer business lending platform yesterday saw the money sent from Huddle Capital, prompting confusion on … Read More

Rebuildingsociety clarifies enforcement processes

July 11, 2017 |

REBUILDINGSOCIETY’S enforcement head has said that criminal charges against borrowers do not mean that a loan is necessarily less recoverable, amid rumours of a fresh case.

Two directors of a company with a loan from the peer-to-peer platform have allegedly … Read More