A brief guide to peer-to-peer lending: our 4-part series

1. Five reasons to consider peer-to-peer lending - The UK’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market has grown exponentially since first mover Zopa launched in 2005.

2: Understanding the risks of peer to peer lending - Rates on offer from deposit accounts continue to disappoint, pushing investors beyond the mainstream in search of a healthy yield.

3: Maximising your benefit from peer to peer lending - Peer-to-peer platforms allow investors to lend money directly to individuals and businesses.

4: Getting started in peer to peer lending - Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has continued to find favour amongst income-hungry investors who are fed up with the low interest rates on offer from deposit accounts.