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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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New finance council launched to help SMEs ahead of Brexit

September 5, 2019 |

A NEW business finance council has been set up by the government, to support small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) ahead of Brexit.

The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Treasury on Thursday announced the creation … Read More

WorldPay’s Nick Ogden joins Funding Options’ board

July 10, 2019 |

WORLDPAY and ClearBank founder Nick Ogden has joined business finance marketplace Funding Option’s board as a non-executive chairman.

Ogden (pictured) is known for founding payment platforms WorldPay and Cashflows, and ClearBank – the first new clearing bank for 250 years, … Read More

ThinCats unveils associate director for its Northern business development team

June 26, 2019 |

THINCATS has appointed an associate director for its growing Northern business development team.

The peer-to-peer business lender has recruited former Lloyds Banking Group relationship manager Tim House (pictured) to the role.

He brings experience managing a portfolio of around 140 … Read More

Funding expert joins ThinCats

July 9, 2018 |

THINCATS has continued its expansion with the addition of funding expert Ben Kimball to cover the Yorkshire area.

Kimball brings 15 years of banking experience, including positions at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays, to the … Read More

Charles Randell named FCA chair

January 5, 2018 |

A FORMER lawyer who advised the government in the bailouts of Northern Rock, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds has been appointed as the next chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Charles Randell CBE (pictured) will take the role … Read More

Submissions open for 2017 Women in Fintech Powerlist

June 28, 2017 |

FINTECH trade body Innovate Finance is seeking nominations for its 2017 powerlist of women working in the sector.

The annual Women in Fintech Powerlist celebrates the contribution of female talent in the development of the sector and is open to … Read More

Government referral scheme faces competition from NatWest

November 1, 2016 |

THE THREE aggregator platforms chosen for the government’s bank referral scheme will have competition in sourcing alternative finance for small businesses, as NatWest’s own referral initiative enters its full launch phase.

The high street lender, which is owned by … Read More

New referral scheme gives P2P lenders access to more borrowers

November 1, 2016 |

PEER-TO-PEER finance platforms will have access to thousands more businesses seeking loans, thanks to a new bank referral scheme that launches today.

Under the government initiative, nine of the UK’s biggest banks will pass on the details of small businesses … Read More