Peer to peer

How P2P can be a high income 'kicker' in an investment portfolio

We are always told that the key to a successful investment portfolio is diversification.

RateSetter launches Innovative Finance Isa

Thursday, 08 February 2018 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) platform RateSetter has launched an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa), although it will initially be restricted to existing customers.

Zopa re-opens platform to new investors

Monday, 29 January 2018 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Zopa has re-opened its platform to new investors, although a four-week waiting period remains in place for those signing up from today.

Zopa increases targeted returns for first time since 2015

Monday, 22 January 2018 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) giant Zopa has increased its targeted returns for the first time since 2015, although the platform remains closed to new investors.

The House Crowd launches IF Isa

Monday, 19 March 2018 | News

Property crowdfunding platform The House Crowd has launched its first Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa), offering savers a fixed rate of 7% a year tax-free. 

Sites remove misleading peer-to-peer comparisons after Moneywise investigation

Friday, 22 December 2017 | News

Leading comparison websites have removed potentially misleading information from their sites after a Moneywise investigation found peer-to-peer (P2P) investment products included in the same best buy tables as high street...

Funding Circle to become latest P2P platform to launch Isa

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) platform Funding Circle is to become the latest firm to offer an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa).

Zopa looks to re-open platform to new investors

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer giant Zopa is hoping to re-open its platform to new investors by the end of the year.

Zopa customers battle against loan sale delays

Monday, 11 September 2017 | News

Zopa users are reporting significant delays when trying to sell their loans, with the firm battling against slow speeds on its platform.

Peer-to-peer Isa fails to take off

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer Isas failed to gain much popularity in their first year, with just 2,000 Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isas) accounts opened in the tax year 2016/2017, according to the latest statistics from HMRC.

Octopus launches Innovative Finance Isa targeting 4% return

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | News

Octopus has become the latest provider to launch an Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa), targeting returns of 4% on property-based investments.