Category: Background

Landbay launches ISA

February 20th, 2017
Landbay
Following on from Lending Works last week, Landbay has launched their own Innovative Finance ISA.  The ISA has a minimum investment of £5000, with a maximum of £15,240 (set by the government), raising to £20,000 next April.  Lenders are able to transfer… more »

100 peer-to-peer platforms

February 7th, 2017
Zopa
Since the laucnh on Zopa in 2005, there have been over 100 lending platforms allowing individuals from the UK to become peer-to-peer lenders.  A number of these platforms no longer exist, having ceased trading, and a number of others have merged.  Looki… more »

Zopa reduce rates again

January 25th, 2017
Zopa
Following several reductions in rates in 2016, Zopa have announced that they are dropping lending rates again by another 0.2%. Here is the full email sent to lenders: Since I last wrote to you about our lending rates, the personal loans market has b… more »

OFF3R release Q4 2016 OFF3R Index

January 17th, 2017
OFF3R
OFF3R, the marketplace for alternative investments, have just published their Q4 Index Report.  The report analysed month-on-month performances of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending & Equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK over the last year.  Due to its s… more »

Preferred P2P Platform Award 2016

December 2nd, 2016
MoneyThing
We are pleased to announce the winners of the P2P money Preferred P2P platform award 2016, as voted for by members of the P2P Independent Forum.  The winners are as follows: WINNER: MoneyThing RUNNERS-UP: Saving Stream, Assetz Capital There is also a… more »