Category: Lending

Yorksire Building Society's guide to peer-to-peer lending

June 22nd, 2015
Yorkshire Building Society
On Friday the Yorkshire Building Society published their guide to peer-to-peer lending, entitled "Peer-to-peer lending explained".  The first line of the press release sets the tone for the guide: Research from Yorkshire Building Society has highligh… more »

Crowdstacker launches

June 6th, 2015
There is another new entrant in the UK peer-to-peer market.  Crowdstacker is today launching with its first loan. Crowdstacker is looking to differentiate itself by lending to only mid-sized established businesses, rather than small companies or start-… more »

Institutional lenders "cherry picking"

May 27th, 2015
P2P Finance Association
There have been several press articles and a discussion on the P2P Independent Forum concerning institutional lending on peer-to-peer platforms "cherry picking" loans.  The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is belived to be looking at amending its operat… more »

Metro Bank lending through Zopa

May 19th, 2015
Zopa has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Metro Bank to allow funds to be lent through Zopa's peer-to-peer lending platform.  This follows previous agreements between banks to refer borrowers, but this is one of the first where… more »

Wellesley & Co mini-bond cashback

May 13th, 2015
Wellesley & Co.
Wellesley & Co are now offering up to 1.5% cashback on their mini-bond, but this is only up to 22nd May. Here is the blurb from Wellesley & Co on their mini-bond: The mini-bond gives investors the chance to be part of our ongoing success, by… more »