Peer To Peer News

Published on July 5, 2017

UK Peer To Peer Lending Reaches Significant Milestone

The UK peer to peer industry reached a significant milestone during the first half of 2017 as historical P2P lending topped £10 billion. This according to independent data, research and analysis provider Orca Money who report that over £2bn of this has come in 2017

Published on June 27, 2017

Diary of an IFISA Manager

We had our first IFISA account open within a couple of minutes of launch and our first subscription payments within a couple of hours. Our first ISA loan investment took place later that afternoon. Within 24 hours of receiving our first transfer in forms, we’d received our first two transfer payments

Published on May 31, 2017

Proplend launches its IFISA to existing platform Lenders

Proplend was in the news on Wednesday (31st May) with Peer2Peer Finance News reporting on the successful launch of the platform’s Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), initially to existing registered Lenders only. Chief Executive Brian Bartaby, is quoted saying;

Published on April 26, 2017

P2P Property Lending Platforms Are Increasingly Mainstream For SMEs

Proplend was mentioned in a recent Peer2Peer Finance News feature (24 April), as one of the P2P property platforms making a significant contribution to the alternative finance sector. The article focuses on the crucial role

Published on April 25, 2017

It’s Time for Advisers to Embrace P2P Lending

Advisers will need to decide if they want to maintain client confidence by being proactive with their P2P investment recommendations. Or whether they are happy to merely react to an increasing number of clients conducting their own interest rate research.

Published on March 22, 2017

Proplend Granted ISA Manager Status for IFISA

Proplend is pleased to announce that HMRC has approved its application for ISA Manager status – an important next step towards launching its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA). The P2P lending platform connects investors directly to creditworthy borrowers

Published on March 1, 2017

Proplend Granted Full Authorisation from the FCA

Proplend is pleased to announce that it has been granted full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for peer to peer lending, paving the way for the launch of our Innovative Finance ISA. The P2P lending platform connects investors directly to

Published on February 28, 2017

“Proplend Has Great Security and High Rates”

Whilst we would be inclined to reverse the top two placings, we respect and appreciate the view of 4thWay writer Matthew Howard, that Proplend is one of the top three UK property P2P lending sites. As Matthew eludes to during his glowing platform recommendation,

Published on February 21, 2017

Income Generative and First in Line to be Repaid

In the persisting long term, low interest rate environment, both individual and institutional investors are searching for stable and predictable forms of income. Commercial property can fulfil these requirements through two linked but very different asset classes – equity

Published on February 7, 2017

The Hits Just Keep On Coming For UK Savers

Just days after provider research showed that ISA savers have missed out on returns of £100bn by investing in cash rather than stocks and shares, NS&I have announced across-the-board cuts to the returns on their premium bonds and Direct ISA. On 1 February,