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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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LendingUP! Turning Loans Around

September 13, 2019 |

LendingUP! Turning Loans Around

Date: 5-6 March, 2020

Venue: Prague, Czech Republic

LendingUP! is an international, pan-European meeting platform that created a community of experts obsessed with one passion: bringing innovation to the consumer and SME lending space.

This 2-day … Read More

Half of businesses fear credit tightening around Brexit

August 5, 2019 |

MORE THAN half (53 per cent) of UK business owners fear that their finance options and credit terms will tighten due to Brexit, regardless of whether the UK leaves with a deal or no deal.

According to the new MarketInvoice … Read More

Business borrowing soars in June

July 29, 2019 |

UK BUSINESSES raised £3.3bn in finance in June, primarily from high street banks, but lenders have warned of an imminent credit crunch due to Brexit uncertainty.

New Bank of England data showed that UK businesses borrowed £2.5bn from banks and … Read More

Five podcasts for P2P lending enthusiasts

July 22, 2019 |

PODCASTS have become one of the nation’s favourite sources of information and entertainment. According to Ofcom, almost six million Brits tune into a podcast every week – double the number of five years ago. And a few finance podcasts have … Read More

Assetz funds £300m in a year

July 19, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has reached another lending milestone by funding £300m in loans over the course of the past year.

This represents a 60 per cent increase on the previous five years combined.

Assetz Capital has now lent more than £820m … 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

LendingUP! 2019

February 18, 2019 |

LendingUP! 2019

Dates: 7-8 March 2019

Location: Prague

LendingUP! is an international, pan-European meeting platform created with the aim of forging a community of experts obsessed with one passion: bringing innovation to the consumer and SME lending space.   This … Read More

Growth Street calls for more SME support amid Brexit pessimism

January 31, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lending platform Growth Street has called on the government to offer more support for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), after a new survey found that business optimism is waning due to Brexit fears.

In the latest quarterly CBI … Read More

ThinCats hires new South Yorkshire director

October 4, 2018 |

THINCATS has added to its expanding workforce by hiring former RBS executive Kevin Steven as its new director of regional business development for South Yorkshire.

Steven (pictured) is a qualified chartered accountant with more than 15 years’ experience in banking … Read More

SMEs unwilling to borrow despite greater access to finance

October 2, 2018 |

ALMOST two thirds of UK small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not willing to borrow money to fund the expansion of their business, amid “subdued” attitudes towards external financing.

According to the latest BDRC SME Finance Monitor, just 34 per … Read More