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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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The investor’s ISA guide

June 22, 2017 |

ISAs have been around for nearly 20 years now but with more choice, greater freedom and bigger allowances has come more confusion, says Proplend’s chief executive Brian Bartaby, as he sets out to dispel some of the uncertainty here…

You … Read More

Proplend plans IFISA extension but warns of bank-like inefficiencies

June 15, 2017 |

PROPLEND is planning to extend its recently-launched Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) to more investors after successfully bringing pre-registered clients on board.

The commercial property peer-to-peer platform is looking to make a decision at the end of the month, as demand … Read More

Warhol prints and football clubs – the most unusual P2P investments revealed

June 14, 2017 |

PEER TO PEER investors are now profiting from modern art, football clubs, farming and marinas, according to new data from 4thWay.

The P2P ratings agency has revealed five of the most unusual investments across more than 15 platforms, and found … Read More

Tax guidance unclear on secondary market trades

June 5, 2017 |

SECONDARY markets where peer-to-peer loans can be sold at a premium or discount are at risk of falling into the taxman’s definition of a trading activity, rather than an investment.

On the whole, the practice is compliant with current regulations … Read More

Proplend launches IFISA

May 31, 2017 |

PROPLEND launched its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) on Tuesday to pre-registered investors.

The peer-to-peer property lender, which received ISA manager status from HMRC in March, had previously said it was planning to launch its tax-free wrapper by the end of … Read More

Proplend and ArchOver join Bud club as aggregator approaches wealth managers

May 24, 2017 |

PROPLEND and ArchOver have joined the club of peer-to-peer platforms launching their offerings on Bud, a financial account aggregator that allows them to access a wider network of potential investors.

The two P2P firms joined RateSetter, Zopa, Landbay, Assetz Capital, Lending … Read More

Attack of the killer bugs: P2P lenders are investing in IT to stay ahead

May 5, 2017 |

ROBUST technology is more important than ever, say peer-to-peer lending platforms, as they invest in their systems to maintain their advantage over traditional financial services players.

A number of firms are developing new technologies in order to improve their customer … Read More

Hot property

April 24, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer property lenders have experienced stellar growth in recent years, but will tax and regulatory changes stop the sector in its tracks?

Property lending makes up a significant part of the peer-to-peer finance sector, whether it be buy-to-let mortgages, bridging or … Read More

Proplend joins IFISA pipeline after getting HMRC stamp of approval

March 22, 2017 |

COMMERCIAL property peer-to-peer platform Proplend confirmed on Wednesday it received ISA manager status by HMRC, just three weeks after gaining full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The stamp of approval means the firm will now be able to … Read More

Revealed: The top rates for P2P lenders and borrowers

March 6, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are now offering rates of almost six times the rate of inflation, research shows.

Investors can access targeted returns from three per cent to 12 per cent across the more established peer-to-peer platforms and those offering Innovative Finance … Read More