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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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Getting down to business

September 16, 2019 |

Small business minister Kelly Tolhurst MP talks to Kathryn Gaw about the challenges facing smaller firms in the Brexit climate and the role of alternative finance in supporting the sector

DEPENDING ON WHO you ask, the government is either doing … Read More

Next-level transparency

September 11, 2019 |

Mike Bristow, chief executive and co-founder of CrowdProperty, explains what true platform transparency looks like

PLATFORM TRANSPARENCY is a hot topic among investors and regulators at the moment. After a clutch of high-profile peer-to-peer platform collapses, due diligence has become … Read More

RateSetter’s Mario Lupori on the new product range

September 9, 2019 |

RATESETTER recently announced that it will be revamping its product range to reduce liquidity risk for investors. Mario Lupori, chief investments officer at RateSetter, talks to Peer2Peer Finance News about the upcoming changes. 

RateSetter announced last week that it would … Read More

Mind the (advice) gap

September 9, 2019 |

John Mould, chief executive of ThinCats, explains the importance of filling the business funding advice gap

ARE WE IN THE MIDDLE of an advice crisis? According to John Mould, chief executive of ThinCats, the rise of online banking and the … Read More

Clear as day

September 9, 2019 |

The City watchdog’s new rules mandate greater transparency from peer-to-peer lending platforms, so what does this mean for the industry and its customers? 

EVEN THE SMALLEST peer-to-peer lending platforms generate a large amount of data on their investors, their borrowers … Read More

Ahead of the regulations

September 5, 2019 |

Martyn O’Connor, head of risk and compliance at Wellesley Group, explains why SMCR is a positive step for the alternative lending community

AMID A HOST OF NEW upcoming regulations, the Senior Managers Certification Regime (SMCR) often gets forgotten. Due to … Read More

Temperature check

September 4, 2019 |

It’s been five years since the Financial Conduct Authority took over regulation of the peer-to-peer lending sector. With new rules coming into effect this December, is the industry happy with the watchdog’s efforts so far? 

IT HAS BEEN FIVE YEARS … Read More

The recovery position

September 2, 2019 |

Nick Horton, client services director, Steve Smith, operations director and Chris Jenkins, client services and technology manager, introduce Wrights Recoveries

RECOVERY FIRMS AND finance providers go hand in hand. But it isn’t easy to find a truly innovative and efficient … Read More

Lands of opportunity

September 2, 2019 |

Frazer Fearnhead, founder and chief executive of The House Crowd, explains the benefits of property development finance for retail investors

SINCE THE CRASH IN 2008, banks have been restricted in what they can lend to developers and this has created … Read More

Blockchain benefits

August 9, 2019 |

Blockchain has been touted as the technology set to transform financial services as we know it – but could it do the same for peer-to-peer lending? Andrew Saunders investigates

GIVEN THAT ITS MOST famous – or infamous – application is … Read More