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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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Invoice finance and asset-backed lending return to growth

March 20, 2019 |

THE UK’S invoice finance and asset-based lending sector returned to growth in the second half of 2018, research has found.

Total advances at the end of December 2018 totalled £22.7bn, according to UK Finance data analysed by risk management software … Read More

MarketInvoice warns creative SMEs face £1bn payments shortfall

March 11, 2019 |

CREATIVE industries are grappling with £1bn in late payments, MarketInvoice has found.

New research from the business finance provider found that 48 per cent of firms in the creative industries admitted that they were paid late in 2018.

Last year, the … Read More

ArchOver warns of “funding crisis” as banks turn their back on SMEs

March 7, 2019 |

ARCHOVER has blasted high street banks for creating a “funding crisis” among small firms.

Research commissioned by the peer-to-peer business lender found that one in five UK businesses are rejected for a loan by banks and 17 per cent were put … Read More

“Brexit bite” hampers small business use of asset-backed lending

December 20, 2018 |

ASSET-BACKED lending to small businesses has hit a three-year low, research suggests.

Analysis of UK Finance data by business software provider Equiniti found total advances to businesses with a turnover of less than £1m a year reached £1.1bn at the … Read More

Lending Standards Board to extend remit to P2P

June 19, 2018 |

THE LENDING Standards Board (LSB) has revealed plans to extend its Standards of Lending Practice to the peer-to-peer lending and invoice finance sectors next year.

The voluntary standards came into effect in 2017 for loans, credit cards, overdrafts and charge … Read More

More SMEs turning to alternative finance as Brexit approaches

May 30, 2018 |

MORE businesses are now exploring alternative finance options rather than relying on traditional borrowing methods, research claims.

Analysis by commercial finance provider Wesleyan Bank found that rather than small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) relying on overdrafts, savings and credit cards … Read More

A new P2P invoice finance platform has launched

May 9, 2018 |

A NEW peer-to-peer invoice finance platform has launched, offering cash advances of up to 85 per cent of the value of an unpaid bill.

MatchPlace, which calls itself a “financial services platform for small and medium businesses”, launched MatchPlace IF … Read More

Invoice finance continues to grow

April 30, 2018 |

INVOICE finance continues to grow as a means of business lending in the UK, according to analysis of the latest UK Finance figures.

Pure invoice finance reached £18.93bn as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2017, an increase … Read More

Invoice finance: The business lifeline

April 10, 2018 |

IT’S NO secret that cashflow is an issue for many small businesses in the UK, which has led to the growth of a booming invoice finance market. According to trade body UK Finance, invoice finance hit £18.9bn in the third … Read More

MarketInvoice secures £100m of institutional funding for larger invoice finance deals

March 26, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE has secured more than £100m of fresh funding from two of its institutional investors.

The peer-to-peer business finance lender said on Monday that it has signed agreements with Portuguese bank Banco BNI Europa (BNI) and Germany’s Varengold Bank to … Read More