Peer to peer

Maximising the benefits of peer-to-peer lending

Monday, 31 October 2016 | Article

Peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms allow investors to lend money directly to individuals and businesses. In return, they receive an attractive yield - provided the borrower does not default.

Five reasons to consider peer-to-peer lending

Monday, 31 October 2016 | Article

The UK’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market has grown exponentially since first mover Zopa launched in 2005. P2P allows investors to lend directly to individuals and businesses.

Seven in 10 Moneywise users would use P2P lending to boost savings

Thursday, 18 August 2016 | News

Seven in 10 (71%) users would consider using peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in a bid to earn higher returns on savings, our latest poll results reveal.

Summer Budget 2015: P2P Isas to arrive in April 2016

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

The peer-to-peer (P2P) Isa is set to launch on 6 April 2016, the government has confirmed in today's Summer Budget.

Peer-to-peer Isa consultation launched

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 | News

The government has today launched a consultation that could see it launch a third type of Isa that enables people to invest in peer-to-peer (P2P) products within the tax-free wrapper.

84% of savers rule out peer-to-peer lending

Monday, 03 March 2014 | News

The vast majority (84%) of savers would not consider investing with a peer-to-peer lender (p2p), according to new research from uSwitch.

Peer-to-peer lending: the basics

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 | Article

Our Beat the Banks campaign is not just about helping you find better high street savings accounts.

Can savers get better returns through lending?

Monday, 11 October 2010 | Article

Peer-to-peer lending cuts out the middleman, allowing investors to lend directly to real people, setting the time and interest rate for repayment.