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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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Danny Cox

Hargreaves Lansdown drops P2P plans

June 28, 2017 |

HARGREAVES Lansdown has ditched plans to launch a peer-to-peer platform.

The DIY investing giant had been planning a P2P proposition to launch this year but confirmed this morning that it had gone on the “back burner” and was now no … Read More

Platforms develop their own SIPPs

March 15, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER platforms are developing their own self-invested personal pension (SIPP) products, as mainstream SIPP providers tend to eschew the sector.

Crowdstacker and Folk2Folk have both told Peer-to-Peer Finance News that they are working on their own pension offering.

While P2P … Read More

Hargreaves Lansdown P2P platform to launch later this year

January 9, 2017 |

HARGREAVES Lansdown will not be launching its peer-to-peer platform for at least a few more months, Peer-to-Peer Finance News understands.

The fund supermarket first announced its plans to move into the P2P sector in December 2015, with an initial roll … Read More

Saving shortfall looms as UK inflation hits two-year high

December 13, 2016 |

UK INFLATION hit a two-year high of 1.2 per cent in November, in worrying news for already-stretched savers.

Official data released on Tuesday put the cost of living at the higher end of forecasts, yet the Bank of England is … Read More

Over 50s mull investments due to base rate cut

November 8, 2016 |

A THIRD of people over the age of 50 are considering investing more of their savings due to the recent base rate cut, new research has found.

And more than half of people over 50 say they are facing a … Read More

More pain for savers as Bank of England warns on skyrocketing inflation

November 3, 2016 |

THE BANK of England’s U-turn on further rate cuts today provided little respite for savers, as the central bank warned of a sharp rise in inflation.

Hints of another rate cut have been dropped, due to the increasing cost of … Read More

Innovative Finance ISAs: The game changer

October 18, 2016 |

When the government first announced plans to launch the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in mid-2015, it marked a turning point for the peer-to-peer finance sector. Once considered to be a fringe element of the financial market, this new ISA status promised … Read More

Hargreaves Lansdown platform to launch in early 2017

September 13, 2016 |

HARGREAVES Lansdown is set to launch its peer-to-peer platform in early 2017, Peer-to-Peer Finance News can confirm.

The as-yet-unnamed platform will offer loans to both businesses and individuals, while the firm will target its existing client base for investment.

“Our … Read More