What are your options for business finance?

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up more than 99% of the business population and account for some 60% of all private sector employment. However, they continue to struggle to secure the business finance they need to grow. Some 90% of …Read More

Risks and returns when investing

In the latest edition of Financial Adviser, Neil Faulkner, CEO of peer-to-peer (P2P) research specialist 4th Way, considers the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent comment that Innovative Finance ISAs are “generally high-risk” investments. “To many risk-adverse individuals with savings, any amount of …Read More

Credit where credit’s due

At LendingCrowd, we work hard to make investing with us as easy as possible. When you invest on our platform, you’re helping to fund the ambitions of established and successful British business. In the second instalment of our Investing toolkit, we …Read More

Five key steps to navigate risk

There’s no such thing as a risk-free investment. However, by investing wisely and examining all your options, you can help to minimise risk and generate a better return on your hard-earned money, even when the headlines are dominated by political and …Read More

Interest rates on hold as inflation rises

The Bank of England today kept interest rates on hold, meaning that many savers will continue to see the value of their nest eggs eroded by the rising cost of living. Members of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously …Read More

Have you read our new Investor Guide?

We work hard to make investing as easy as possible for you. Our new Investor Guide explains how we make our lending decisions and how you can support British businesses by using our range of investment accounts. As we explain in the …Read More