Monthly Archives: September 2019

Be Prepared! FCA Concerned For SMEs Post-Brexit

Following yesterday’s news of a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) helpline for the peer-to-peer (P2P) sector, come reports that the FCA is concerned about the sectors lack of preparedness for a hard Brexit amongst SMEs. Our friends at AltFi take the story forward. Financial firms not prepared appropriately for a no-deal Brexit may risk an impact […]

Anybody There? FCA Launches P2P Brexit Helpline

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a fine organisation but not necessarily one that’s first with the news, has launched  a dedicated helpline for businesses. We let our friends at P2P Finance News tell the bulk of the tale. The City watchdog, which oversees the peer-to-peer lending market as well as the rest of the financial […]

Managed-Asset Regulations And The Higher Bar For P2P – Plus Loan Latest

Following on from yesterday’s piece about the Financial Conduct Authority’s plan to implement higher levels of transparency in reporting and regulation of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans, we thought we’d offer more detail on our managed portfolio service. Why? Because we use asset-management permissions granted by the FCA, to offer this service. The new system for P2P […]

Transparency In FinTech – Asset Management-Style Rules Welcomed

There has been much excitement about the publication last June by the Financial Conduct Authority of the final rules regarding disclosure of information – specifically, about the risks involved for investors in peer-to-peer loans, the pricing of those loans and about what happens if things go wrong. As our friends at P2P Finance news recently […]

P2P And Mainstream Finance – An Unhappy Marriage?

The uneasy relationship between mainstream finance and the P2P sector continues. One direct consequence of the defenestration of P2P’s biggest player, Funding Circle, from the FTSE 250 Index is the simple bearish fact that index funds will no longer hold the stock automatically. Pension funds and other institutions will also take a long second look […]

Open For Business – New Offering From A Regular Borrower

We offer a warm welcome to a returning borrower with an impeccable payment record, Mar-Key Group. The company, in its own words, “designs, manufactures and delivers impressive temporary structures to the events, industrial and commercial industries throughout the UK and beyond. Mar-Key is a privately-owned British company based in Bournemouth, Dorset working through-out the UK […]

Two New Loans On Site Yielding 7%, 10% – Filling Fast

We’re pleased to report two new loans are available on site. Demand is high, and they’re filling fast. Would-be investors must understand the risks of investment before committing cash (see notices on Home page, in FAQs, foot of this page and elsewhere on site). Loan Rated A, Yield 7% Mar-key Marquees Limited first borrowed money […]