Tag Archives: FT

Tough Times For Investors, Lenders And Regulators

The FT looks at tough times. As reported here consistently, regulation, Brexit uncertainty and all manner of nonsense mean that no-one has it easy just now. “But what about the retail investors? Those with money trapped inside the stricken Woodford Equity Income fund may well fesel misled. But the industry will assert that no investment […]

SME Start-Up, AltFi Revolution Continues – Plus Loan Latest

The UK start-up revolution shows no sign of ending, according to a recent report in The Financial Times. The newspaper cites various sources in stating that “last year nearly 660,000 companies were established, up from 608,000 in 2015, according to the Centre for Entrepreneurs, a think-tank. This year it looks likely that the record will […]

Maturing P2P Market Gets Enhanced Oversight – Plus IFISA Focus

As our sector of alternative finance matures, so does the regulation and oversight. The the peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending sub-sector of crowdfunding is where we operate, and, with the advent of the Innovative Finance Individual Savings Account (ISA) a lot of attention has rightly been devoted to P2P. It’s right because companies such as Money&Co. […]