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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 25, 2019

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Octopus Choice names new head

February 28, 2019 |

CHARLIE Taylor (pictured) has been named head of Octopus Choice, Peer2Peer Finance News can reveal, replacing Sam Handfield-Jones who has steered the helm of the peer-to-peer property lender since its fruition.

Handfield-Jones has taken on a new role as growth … Read More

IFISAs: Plenty to play for

February 8, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA has been boosted by the ‘big three’ lenders unveiling their tax-free products, but are they now helping or hindering the competition? 

THE MAJORITY OF peer-to-peer lenders now offer tax-free earnings through the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) … Read More

Navigating the ISA market

January 18, 2019 |

Traditionally, ISA users have faced a choice between saving into a cash tax wrapper or investing in stocks and shares, but now the Innovative Finance ISA is providing a middle ground

CHOOSING WHERE TO place your ISA allowance each year … Read More

Method of choice

December 7, 2018 |

Octopus Choice has done the unthinkable and wooed the adviser market. Sam Handfield-Jones, head of the peer-to-peer property lender, tells  Danielle Levy how it’s done…

MORE THAN two and-a-half years since peer-to-peer property lender Octopus Choice launched, it has succeeded … 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

Landlords split over future of traditional buy-to-let

September 5, 2018 |

LANDLORDS are split over the financial viability of the buy-to-let sector following a tax clampdown, Octopus Choice claims.

A survey by the peer-to-peer property lender said that landlords are being deterred by extra stamp duty charges and the scaling back … Read More

Navigating through the P2P property maze

July 24, 2018 |

PROPERTY is one of the most popular ways for peer-to-peer investors to put their money to work.

The attractions are obvious: the reassurance of bricks and mortar as security and inflation-busting returns, often with the added allure of tax-free earnings … Read More

Living without EU

July 13, 2018 |

With the Brexit deadline looming ever closer, what does the future look like for UK peer-to-peer lending after we exit the bloc? 

If a week is a long time in politics, two years must seem like a lifetime. But that … Read More

Octopus Choice generates £5m interest for investors

June 20, 2018 |

OCTOPUS Choice has accrued more than £5m in interest for its investors since launching in 2016, according to figures released by the peer-to-peer lending platform.

The platform, which offers loans backed by bricks and mortar, has funded more than 400 … 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