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When it comes to the UK property market, an investment in knowledge clearly pays off. [...]

4 April

Fintech lender Thin Cats has launched a £100m funding programme for private equity backed small and medium businesses in the [...]

18 March

There is an old saying that goes: “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” Originally taken from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the [...]

6 March

When the Innovative Finance Isa and its not-so-catchy acronym, IFISA, entered the scene back in April 2016, it’s fair to say [...]

6 March

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) has long been deemed by many professionals in the conventional investment industry as too risky for [...]

1 November

Ten years on since the financial crisis, there has already been a great deal of focus and contemplation on how financial services [...]

4 October

In the grand scheme of financial services, the peer-to-peer lending industry is young. [...]

13 September

London property has long been the pinnacle of investment portfolios worldwide, but a slowdown in the capital’s market is prompting [...]

23 February
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For the past few years it has seemed like P2P lenders could do no wrong. Seen as the feisty challengers to the allegedly ineffective [...]

23 February
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Earlier this month, a crowfunding platform launched solely to raise money to create adult-only games. This week, teachers from [...]

16 February
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is growing with spectacular speed. Since its inception, £14.2bn has been invested through [...]

16 February
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Debt, equity, rewards and donations – those are the categories of crowdfunding that have emerged over the past decade, creating [...]

9 February
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Nearly £3bn was lent across the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer platforms last year, new figures out today showed. [...]

18 January
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The road was slightly bumpy for alternative lenders last year. Authorisations for the Innovative Finance Isa were delayed, there [...]

12 January
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Equity crowdfunding will look even more grown up by Christmas 2017. More regulation is coming to the sector: the Financial Conduct [...]

5 January
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