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The largest peer-to-peer company

January 13th, 2015
For years Zopa were regarded as the "largest" peer-to-peer lender in the UK.  This should not be surprising as they were the first and had been been running for several years before any serious competition emerged.  However RateSetter now state the foll… more »

Autumn Statement and peer-to-peer lending

December 4th, 2014
The government has announced some significant changes to peer-to-peer lending in the Autumn Statement.  This was contained within the small print of the Autumn Statement document: This Autumn Statement announces support for Peer to Peer (P2P) and cro… more »

Zopa lend £¼billion in 12 months

November 3rd, 2014
Zopa, the originator of peer-to-peer lending, has announced that it has lent a quarter of a billion pounds in the last 12 months.  Peer-to-peer lending is experiencing tripple digit growth and figures such as these only continue to highlight the success… more »

How could Scottish independence affect P2P lending

September 4th, 2014
With the Scottish referendum several weeks away, we look at how independence would affect peer-to-peer lending between Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. The vast majority of UK peer-to-peer companies are based in England, with one company -… more »

New lenders can earn £60 cashback with Zopa

August 20th, 2014
After some discussions with the kind people at Zopa, the P2P money website has arranged a special £60 cashback (by way of Amazon gift vouchers) to new lenders who sign up through the P2P money website and subsequently lend £2000 or more.  This offer is… more »