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Peer-to-Peer lending set for ISA green light

The Government has today announced it is launching a consultation setting out how peer-to-peer lending will be included as part of the ISA tax wrapper. Following Chancellor George Osborne’s initial announcement in the Spring Budget to include P2P loans as...
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Chancellor recognises peer-to-peer lending at heart of FinTech agenda

Following this morning’s speech by Chancellor George Osborne on innovative finance and the role of alternative finance lenders, Christine Farnish, Chair of the P2PFA, said: “We very much welcome today’s words by the Chancellor and believe peer-to-peer lending will play...
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Peer-to-peer lending doubles in six months

New figures released today by the P2PFA show that peer-to-peer lenders lent over £500million of new money in the first half of 2014 alone, demonstrating a further acceleration in the growth rate of growth of this important new sector. The...
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P2PFA announces new standard for calculating default rates

London, 18 June 2014 The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) today announced a further measure to improve standards in the peer to peer lending market. In future, all P2PFA members will calculate defaults on their loans in a standard way, helping...
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P2PFA 1st Quarter 2014 Data

London, 11 April 2014 Peer-to-peer Finance sector annual growth more than doubles. A report published by the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) shows that cumulative lending at the end of first quarter in 2014 hit £1.207 billion compared to just £491...
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FCA to Regulate P2P Lending from 1st April

London, 6 March 2014 Peer-to-Peer Finance Association welcomes FCA Regulation The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) today welcomed the Financial Conduct Authority‘s (FCA) statement on the regulatory approach to crowdfunding over the internet, and the promotion of non-readily realisable securities by...
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MarketInvoice joins the P2PFA

Tuesday 4th March 2014 MarketInvoice, Europe’s first and largest online invoice trading platform, has today joined the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association. Founded in 2011, MarketInvoice provides UK SME businesses with fast, flexible and hassle free access to working capital. Investors agree...
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T&C of P2PFA survey

Terms and Conditions: The “Promoter” is the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association. 1. The closing date for entries is 23.59hrs on 12 February 2015. Any entries received after this date will not be entered into the competition. 2. No purchase necessary. 3....
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P2P Sector more than doubles in 2013

London, 3 February 2014 Figures released today show that peer-to-peer lending (P2P) in the UK increased by 121 per cent during 2013. A report published by the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) shows that cumulative lending at the end of quarter...
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P2PFA welcomes FCA consultation on regulation

London, 24th October 2013 Commenting on the FCA’s consultation on Peer-to-Peer Lending and CrowdFunding, Christine Farnish, Chair of the Peer-to-Peer Financial Association (P2PFA) said: ‘We welcome today’s consultation by the FCA on the new regulatory regime for peer to peer lending...
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