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Popular

Pre-tirement is the new retirement

2 Minutes' reading

For many, the prospect of retirement evokes images of rocking chairs, time spent in the garden, playing golf, and deservedly bearing the fruits of relaxation for 40-odd years' labour.

By Michael Todt
12 March 2015
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Current Affairs

Happy 10th birthday P2P lending!

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For some, today may have been just another blue Monday. However, today also marked the 10th birthday of the peer-to-peer lending industry, and here at Lending Works we’re proud to acknowledge this landmark occasion.

By Nicholas Harding
9 March 2015
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Current Affairs

IWD: A time for pension reflection

2 Minutes' reading

This Sunday marks one of great significance, as the world comes together to observe International Women’s Day (IWD).

By Michael Todt
6 March 2015
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Is P2P lending a threat to banks?

2 Minutes' reading

Peer-to-peer lending may have been around for a decade, but it’s fair to say that only a handful of people within the UK would have been familiar with the concept until a year or two ago.

By Michael Todt
4 March 2015
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IFISA

Lending ISAs: The current state of play

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Open your ISA

It was a moment of triumph for all involved with peer-to-peer lending (P2P) when George Osborne announced at last year’s budget speech that people would be able to hold P2P loans within an Individual Savings Account (ISA).

By Michael Todt
3 March 2015
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Lender guides

P2P lending: Dispelling the risks

2 Minutes' reading

Many people hold a fear of the unknown, and given that peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms in the UK are considered to be the new kid on the block, it’s understandable that they are often approached with a degree of caution. 

By Michael Todt
3 March 2015
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Lender guides

Peer-to-peer lending explained

1 Minutes' reading

The idea of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a simple one; you lend money to those who wish to borrow, with a view to receiving a great return for doing so.

By Nicholas Harding
2 March 2015
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Lender guides

UK Pensions - Your money, your choice

3 Minutes' reading

Last year’s announcement by Chancellor George Osborne regarding the pension reforms gave many soon-to-be pensioners cause for celebration. However, sceptics fear the absence of a requirement to turn at least part of the pension pot into a secure income could have gloomy consequences.

By Nicholas Harding
26 February 2015
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Lender guides

FCA’s review of peer-to-peer lending

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Lending Works welcomes the Financial Conduct Authority’s review of peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding (published in February 2015), and the regulator’s ongoing oversight of our industry. 

By Nicholas Harding
6 February 2015
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Popular

LendIt - Consumer P2P lending - Lending Works, Zopa & Ratesetter

21 Minutes' reading

Lending Works' CEO, Nick Harding, was invited to the panel at LendIt Europe to discuss innovation in consumer peer to peer lending.

By Nicholas Harding
16 January 2015