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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

1 Minutes' reading

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
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Lending Works' Personal Loan Borrowers - Infographic

1 Minutes' reading

In October 2014 Lending Works completed almost £1m in new loans. To celebrate this occasion we decided to do some research into who our customers are, and then share the research with you.

By Nicholas Harding
7 November 2014
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Current Affairs

Nesta report forecasts peer-to-peer lending to hit £1.3bn in 2014

1 Minutes' reading

Nesta, the innovation charity, today released a new report about the developments in the alternative finance market. Originally set up in 1998, Nesta focusses on increasing innovation in the UK through sponsoring research, policy, partnerships and practical programmes.

By Nicholas Harding
7 November 2014
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Lender guides

Lending Works joins P2PFA

1 Minutes' reading

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) today welcomed Lending Works as a new member of the Association.

By Nicholas Harding
29 September 2014
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Lender guides

Shellshock vulnerability - We are Shielded

1 Minutes' reading

Shellshock is a security vulnerability recently discovered by a team of security researchers. This bug affects the majority of computers connected directly or indirectly to the internet. Our IT experts reviewed our infrastructure and updated the servers as soon as a patch was made available.

By Nicholas Harding
29 September 2014
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Lender guides

No more fees for lending

1 Minutes' reading

Lending Works is pleased to announce that lenders will no longer be charged for lending money on the Lending Works peer-to-peer lending platform.

By Nicholas Harding
14 August 2014
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Innovate Finance - FinTech industry body

1 Minutes' reading

A new industry body designed to unify and accelerate growth in technology-led financial services innovators has launched.

By Nicholas Harding
7 August 2014