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15th Aug 2019

Here at rebuildingsociety.com our ethos has always been to foster greater connection between lenders and borrowers and add value to the businesses raising finance through the platform. We encourage lenders to engage with the businesses that they lend to and support them bey...

19th Jul 2019

Tada! Hopefully you’ve noticed the new look and feel of the platform! We’ve been working hard over the past few months to update the site not only aesthetically but also from a usability perspective. We’ve also added a few new features that we hope many of you will...

8th Jul 2019

Times of turbulence and uncertainty can either mean bad news for small businesses or can be a time of growth and opportunity. Apparently, there’s a major cloud named after some a breakfast snack, hanging over the UK economy that is causing significant uncertainty and havi...

1st Jul 2019

Whilst it seems that every other week there is a news story about another high-street chain that is closing stores or restructuring, there also seems to be a hope on the horizon for high-street retail as many independent businesses buck the trend. …

24th Jun 2019

Founded in 2012 we're one of the longest standing P2P platforms in the UK. We've seen a lot of change in the industry, we've been through the painful journey of becoming regulated and have gone through a full cycle of our loan book. …

20th Jun 2019

We’ve encountered many SMEs that have struggled with the impact that late payments from larger companies can have on their business . The consequences can have very serious effects on an SME's cashflow and long-term longevity.  That’s why we’re glad to see that t...

6th Jun 2019

If you follow news on P2P lending you may be aware that over the last few years the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA have been carrying out a review of the Peer-to-peer and crowdfunding (equity sectors. Since publishing their first rules in 2014, the industry has seen signi...

18th Mar 2019

Bridging Finance is a type of short-term, high-cost finance that is secured on assets such as property and is often used as a short-term solution with the intention of refinancing to an alternative lower-cost, long-term provider. Typically, bridging loans are offered fo...

13th Mar 2019

It's always interesting to connect with business people with an eye for opportunity. A few words with Doug from Afterthought... Hi Doug, how would you describe your approach to business? My background is primarily IT consulting. I spent about 18 years working in the U...