Peer to Peer platforms P2P

Articles on Peer-to-Peer lending platforms, also abbreviated as P2P lending or crowdlending. Mostly done through online services that match lenders with borrowers which operate with lower overheads, enabling services to be provided more cheaply than traditional financial institutions.

Alternative finance

Peer to peer lending: A small business guide

In this piece from BusinessAgent.com, we find out about the peer to peer lending market and how to benefit from it.

Alternative finance

How to use alternative business funding to help your company grow

Martin Lane, managing editor of money.co.uk, discusses the range of alternative business funding options for you to consider as a small business owner.

Crowdfunding for Business

Peer to peer strikes a chord with younger generation

People aged 18-34 are four times more likely than over-55s to have money invested in a peer to peer platform.


ThinCats secures two new accreditations in drive for best practice

ThinCats has survived its assessment and received two new accreditations for best practice and industry standards.

Alternative finance

Peer-to-peer lenders, regulation and small businesses

Adam Tavener looks at the impact of regulation on peer-to-peer lenders and why it shouldn't be seen as detrimental to innovation.


Funding Circle reaches £200 million milestone in business lending

Peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle has surpassed £200 million in funding to UK businesses in the past three years.


Good news for businesses looking for online funding as public shows interest in peer-to-peer lending

One in four people in the UK would consider loaning money to small businesses through peer-to-peer (P2P) lending once the sector is fully regulated.

Alternative finance

A peer-to-peer lending case study: Red Advertising

Job advertising network Red Advertising secured a loan of £150,000 over five years through peer-to-peer lender ThinCats.com.

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

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Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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