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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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Giles Cross

Folk2Folk hires Ian Bell as head of farm and rural engagement

January 30, 2018 |

FOLK2FOLK has hired Ian Bell as its head of farm and rural engagement, and to head up its corporate, social and responsibility programme.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which focuses on providing finance for rural, local and farming businesses, said on … Read More

Folk2Folk makes its IFISA available for transfers

January 10, 2018 |

FOLK2FOLK has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) up to transfers for new and existing investors.

The peer-to-peer business lender will now allow savers and investors to move money across from old cash ISAs or by cashing out of a … Read More

Levelling the playing field

January 9, 2018 |

Open Banking rules come into force this month with the potential to overhaul banking as we know it. Peer2Peer Finance News investigates what the changes mean for peer-to-peer lenders

IT MAY not yet be well known in the wider world … Read More

Folk2Folk names Giles Cross as chief executive

January 3, 2018 |

FOLK2FOLK has announced that its chief marketing officer (CMO) Giles Cross has been promoted to chief executive with immediate effect.

The Cornwall-headquartered peer-to-peer lender, which originates funding for local and rural businesses, saw its previous chief executive Jane Dumeresque step … Read More

Budget: P2P lenders welcome £44bn housebuilding package and stamp duty cut

November 22, 2017 |

PROPERTY-FOCUSED peer-to-peer lenders have welcomed the chancellor’s housing measures outlined in the Budget, which include £44bn of funding and the scrapping of stamp duty for most first-time buyers.

In Wednesday’s speech, Philip Hammond outlined “an ambitious plan to tackle the … Read More

Folk2Folk hires first CMO to drive national expansion

June 7, 2017 |

FOLK2FOLK has hired a chief marketing officer and four business development managers to support its national expansion plans.

The peer-to-peer business lender named Giles Cross (pictured below) as its first chief marketing officer, who will be responsible for leading the … Read More