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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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JustUs launches professional property developer product

June 13, 2018 |

JUSTUS has launched a short-term flexible lending product aimed at professional property developers.

The Cheshire-based peer-to-peer lender said the new product will offer investors returns of up to 10 per cent per annum, with all lending secured by way of a … Read More

JustUs boosts secondary market liquidity with smaller loan slices

June 5, 2018 |

JUSTUS is making buying and selling loans on its secondary market easier by splitting them into smaller slices for investors.

The Cheshire-based peer-to-peer lender, which received Financial Conduct Authority approval last September, has added functionality to its platform to turn … Read More

New ringfencing rules will create ‘two-tier’ protection for P2P cash

March 16, 2018 |

NEW ringfencing regulations in the banking sector look set to create a two tier system of protection for peer-to-peer investors’ money before it is lent out.

P2P platforms can handle lender funds either by setting up separate client money accounts … Read More

JustUs opens first IFISA accounts

November 8, 2017 |

JUSTUS has opened its first Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) accounts, having invited existing customers to register for the tax-free wrapper last month.

The Cheshire-based peer-to-peer lender previously said that it anticipated the process from application to account opening would take two … Read More

JustUs opens IFISA registrations to existing investors

October 18, 2017 |

JUSTUS has opened registrations for its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to its existing investor community.

The Cheshire-based peer-to-peer lender said on Wednesday that it is “very close” to launching its tax-free wrapper and existing investors can now apply for an … Read More

JustUs plans October IFISA launch after gaining HMRC approval

September 21, 2017 |

JUSTUS has been approved as an ISA manager by HMRC and said it is “just weeks away” from launching its Innovative Finance ISA.

The peer-to-peer lender, which is backed by advertising veteran Sir John Hegarty, gained full authorisation from the … Read More

Warnings raised about ‘unsustainable’ personal loan rates

September 14, 2017 |

Industry figures are divided over whether fears around the current pricing of personal loans are well founded.

Jayne-Anne Gadhia, chief executive of Virgin Money, this week warned that personal loans are currently priced too cheaply and risk another financial crash.

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Sir John Hegarty-backed lender JustUs gains FCA approval

September 12, 2017 |

A PEER-TO-PEER lender backed by advertising veteran Sir John Hegarty has received full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Just Us, which started life as eMoneyHub, is re-launching on Tuesday after gaining approval from the City watchdog.

The Cheshire-based … Read More

JustUs modifies ‘Rainyday’ fund to cover interest only

June 15, 2017 |

JUSTUS will no longer cover capital payments under the terms of its ‘Rainyday’ pot, in a remodelling of its provision fund.

Effective immediately, the firm will only cover the interest on unsecured loan payments and not capital. This applies to … Read More

JustUs hires Santander’s Mike Moroney as COO

June 6, 2017 |

JUSTUS has hired former Santander manager Mike Moroney (pictured) as chief operating officer, to help drive the company’s growth this year.

Moroney spent the last nine years supervising financial advisers throughout the North West of England for the high street … Read More