Archives for: December 2012

Predictions for 2013

December 29th, 2012
P2P Money
The P2P money website has published its predictions for 2013, and reviews those made in 2012. more »


December 17th, 2012
P2P Money
We've finally taken the plunge and joined Twitter, so please follow us @P2PMoneyUK or use the hashtag #P2PLendingUK. We're also following the companies in the UK, who are all on Twitter. more »

Why government P2P lending is good for lenders

December 13th, 2012
Funding Circle
This may sound counter-intuitive but the government use of peer-to-peer lending should be good news for lenders.  Why you may ask, as increasing supply should reduce the rates.  The answer is, by itself, the government involvement would reduce the rate… more »

Zopa to lend to small businesses

December 12th, 2012
Following our earlier post we can confirm that Zopa will be extending its loans to encompass sole traders.  Zopa made the announcement on their blog this afternoon.  This is a new development that will move Zopa into the peer-to-business market. Here i… more »

Government to lend through P2P

December 12th, 2012
Funding Circle
The Guardian reported today that the UK government is to lend £30 million through two of the UK's leading peer-to-peer companies.  Funding Circle, the UK's leading peer-to-business provider will be allocated £20million.  Zopa, who today only offer non-b… more »