Category: Borrowing

LendingCrowd receives full FCA authorisation

November 4th, 2016
LendingCrowd
LendingCrowd has become the peer-to-peer business lending platform to receive full FCA authorisation moving on from interim permission. Here is the email sent to lenders today: Hot on the heels of our recent funding partnership with Scottish Investm… more »

Funding Empire suspends loans until FCA approval

October 27th, 2016
Funding Empire
Funding Empire has advised lenders that they will not be issuing any new loans until they have received full authorisation from the FCA which is expected in January 2017. Funding Empire have also been sold back to the founding team, who should a majorit… more »

Rebuildingsociety marketplace changes

October 24th, 2016
ReBuildingSociety
Rebuildingsociety.com are offering borrowers a 5% discount in return for additional security. We've been working hard to bring you good quality borrowing applications for you to consider. Currently businesses that are eligible to borrow through rebui… more »

Funding Circle passes £1.5billon mark

September 29th, 2016
Funding Circle
Funding Circle announced that it had broken the £1.5billion lending mark, the second UK peer-to-peer company to reach this after Zopa. Stop press. We’ve hit £1.5 billion lent to British businesses! It was after 5 years, 4 months and 10 days we celeb… more »

What effect will "Brexit" have on peer-to-peer lending?

June 9th, 2016
The upcoming referendum on the UK's continued membership of the European Union is certainly a contentious issue with viewpoints becoming polarised.  A recent poll on the P2P Independent Forum showed a bias towards members favouring an exit rather than r… more »