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11th Aug 2015

Part of what draws many borrowers to crowdfunding is a sense of control over the outcome of their loan. Did you know that borrower behaviour can have a serious impact on a loan's interest rate? A few simple behaviors can make all the difference in your loan's competitiven...

7th Aug 2015

Our weekly round-up of peer-to-peer and crowdfunding news. Peer-to-peer lenders get ahead of regulation with voluntary code, Yahoo Finance U.S. peer-to-peer lenders have released a list of six best practice guidelines that lenders can use to protect borrowers. The anno...

29th Jul 2015

rebuildingsociety.com is offering an interest-free business loan to one company this summer Since we launched in 2012, we’ve helped over 120 businesses successfully obtain loans via our community of private investors. This summer, we’re offering one lucky business the...

24th Jul 2015

"UK to create trustmark for app businesses in 'sharing economy'", Financial Times "Minimum requirements for the UK trustmark will be set by a team from the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford university’s Said Business School, working in partnership with ...

15th Jul 2015

In the midst of ongoing debate about the new budget announced last week, peer to peer lenders and borrowers can take comfort in a new program that will boost security and reliability in the industry. Starting April 6 2016, the government will operate the Innovative Finan...

9th Jul 2015

The threat to traditional banking is growing. From PayPal to peer to peer lending, methods of money management outside of traditional banks have boomed in the last few years. While evidence that they're creating competition that threatens banks' foothold in the economic m...

8th Jul 2015

Construction Project Management business is requesting to borrow £100,000 over 60 months. If people invest in Provision UK Limited, "[the] hope is that they will know they are making a tangible difference that will impact many people for the better," explains Nigel Willi...

23rd Jun 2015

Attempts by some in the banking world to associate peer to peer lending with "shadow banking" simply don't pass muster. Shadow banking typically refers to hedge fund, private equity and other activities of the type that the International Monetary Fund says contributed to th...

28th Jan 2015

As the first month of 2015 draws to a close, UK businesses are increasingly optimistic about the year ahead. A handful of surveys have pointed towards confidence in the British economy stemming from improving labour markets and falling inflation, indicative of a positive eco...