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Give us a Lending ISA say Peer-to-peer finance consumers

A new survey from the P2PFA shows customers overwhelmingly believe that peer-to-peer lending should be separated from traditional Cash or Stocks & Shares ISAs. The survey, which asked more than 4,500 current peer-to-peer lending investors, comes ahead of the Chancellor’s...
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P2PFA welcomes growth in European P2P lending market

P2PFA welcomes growth in European P2P lending market UK body urges caution ahead of future regulation Following the launch of a new report into alternative finance by the University of Cambridge and EY, Moving Mainstream: The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking...
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‘P2P Lending leads the way’ in Europe

A new benchmarking report from The University of Cambridge and EY has assessed the state of play of alternate finance across the EU and found that despite the various hurdles P2P platforms faces outside the UK, in countries where platforms...
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P2PFA comments on FCA review into crowdfunding regulatory regime

Following the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) publication: ‘A review of the regulatory regime for crowdfunding and the promotion of non-readily realisable securities by other media’, Christine Farnish, Chair of the P2PFA, said: “The FCA’s review of the peer-to-peer lending industry...
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Peer-to-Peer Lending surpasses £1 billion in 2014

The peer-to-peer lending industry lent more than £1.2 billion in 2014 according to new figures released today from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). The sector has now lent more than £2.1 billion in total, doubling in size since the end...
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P2PFA calls for new Lending ISA

Following the conclusion of HM Treasury’s consultation ‘ISA qualifying investments: consultation on including peer-to-peer loans’, Christine Farnish, Independent Chair of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association, said: “We are looking forward to seeing the Government’s response in the New Year and hope...
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Autumn Statement reforms to help level playing field says P2PFA

Following today’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor George Osborne announced new measures to support the peer-to –peer lending industry. These include: • The Government’s intention to review financial regulation which currently stands in the way of institutional lending through peer-to-peer platforms;...
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P2PFA – European Associate Membership

The P2PFA has agreed to establish a new Associate European Member category of membership that is eligible to peer-to-peer lending platforms doing business in European countries within the European Economic Area. Any European P2P lending Platform wishing to apply should...
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Former Chief Ombudsman, Tony Boorman, joins the P2PFA as a Director

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Boorman, former Chief Ombudsman at the Financial Ombudsman Service, as a Director of the P2PFA. Tony will work with Christine Farnish, the Independent Chair of the P2PFA...
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Peer-to-Peer lending sets the pace in UK alternative finance sector

A new report released today shows Peer-to-Peer lending is the largest growing sector of the alternative finance market. ‘Understanding Alternative Finance: ‘The UK’s Alternative Finance Industry Report 2014’ published today by Nesta, University of Cambridge and University of California, Berkeley, identified...
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