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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 17, 2017

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Rhydian Lewis

RateSetter plans to launch IFISA this tax year

October 18, 2017 |

RATESETTER has said it plans to apply to HMRC for ISA manager status and launch its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) before the end of the current tax year.

The peer-to-peer lender, which announced on Tuesday that it had gained full … Read More

RateSetter will return to profit next year, says CEO

October 5, 2017 |

RATESETTER will return to profit next year, its chief executive and co-founder has said.

The peer-to-peer lender was profitable in the financial years ended 2014 and 2015, but has fallen into the red since then, as it has invested heavily … 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

Do you need a degree to get into peer-to-peer?

August 17, 2017 |

THE ANNUAL university versus straight to work debate has begun after A Level results were revealed on Thursday, so do you need a degree to get into peer-to-peer lending and fintech?

Shoreditch-based recruitment consultants Give a Grad a Go says … Read More

From disruptors to dealmakers

August 16, 2017 |

THE MOST significant M&A deals don’t always manage to grab the headlines. The business pages are packed with analyses of multi-billion dollar mergers or failed acquisitions, and the so-called 50 per cent failure rate is ominously cited any time there … Read More

RateSetter-backed report proposes reforms to end “cash bias”

August 8, 2017 |

NEW RESEARCH backed by RateSetter has urged the government to take measures to end the “cash bias” in UK savings behaviour.

The report, undertaken by the Social Market Foundation think tank and supported by the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lender, found … Read More

An IPO would add kudos to P2P but shouldn’t be a priority

August 3, 2017 |

A PUBLIC listing would boost the credibility of whichever peer-to-peer lender moves first, but would also bring a host of challenges, an investment expert has warned.

Talk of an initial public offering (IPO) from one of the main P2P players … Read More

RateSetter spurs on business brokers with summer prize draw

August 2, 2017 |

RATESETTER is giving its business finance brokers an extra incentive to find borrowers over the typically slow summer months, with a “six weeks of summer” prize draw.

The peer-to-peer lender, which originates both consumer and business loans, has previously expressed … Read More

RateSetter unveils partner as it enters hire purchase market

August 1, 2017 |

RATESETTER has named leasing and asset finance specialist Corporate Asset Solutions (CAS) as its partner in the launch of new hire purchase loans on the peer-to-peer platform.

Businesses will be able to access hire purchase agreements for up to £750,000, … Read More

RateSetter’s Rhydian Lewis awarded OBE

June 19, 2017 |

RATESETTER co-founder and chief executive Rhydian Lewis (pictured) has received an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list, meaning that key figures from all of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lenders have now been officially recognised for their achievements.

Lewis gained … Read More