Category Archives: Lenders

Your guide to what’s changed at LendingCrowd

You’ll have noticed a lot of changes on the LendingCrowd platform in recent weeks as we prepared for the introduction of new rules from our regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Read on for more details about these changes, and what …Read More

New FCA rules for P2P lenders

New Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules that come into force on 9 December 2019 mean you will have to tell us what type of investor you are and show that you understand the risks involved before we can accept your instruction …Read More

Our latest platform improvements

At LendingCrowd, we’re constantly working to enhance our platform and display information about our loans with as much detail and clarity as possible. We’ve added new information fields to our loan details pages, which you can access from our Loan Market. …Read More

Earn an ISA transfer bonus this summer

This summer, you can earn £50 cashback when you transfer an ISA of £5,000 or more from another provider to LendingCrowd! Terms apply. Capital at risk. It’s simple to make the switch. Just complete and return our ISA transfer form and …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

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

Are financial advisers embracing fintech lending?

In April 2016, when the Innovative Finance ISA was introduced, all firms that were authorised to give financial advice on investments were automatically granted permission by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to advise on ‘peer-to-peer agreements’. Gillian Roche-Saunders, a partner at …Read More