Choice Business Loans Blog

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin.


These are our Blogs about alternative finance, SME loans and the broader business environment

Peer-To-Peer Lending With The Secret Investor

June's Final P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Jun 27, 2018

Assetz Capital report a strong increase in investor demand following the announcement of the rate raise for some of their Managed Accounts… Across all platforms the proportion of P2P loans to borrowers in Northern Ireland appears to be increasing possibly due to the Brexit-related uncertainties of that region deterring mainstream lenders.


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Reviews Of The Peer-To-Peer Lending Sites

InvestUP - The P2P Superstore

Last post: Dec 21, 2015

Diversification. That is the key to successful P2P lending but such a strategy, with funds spread across many platforms, can be extremely time consuming. The InvestUP Crowdfunding brokerage has been established to alleviate this problem by enabling investors to distribute their capital across many P2P hosts using just one account. Currently, offerings are listed from over 20 P2P sites in this online superstore of opportunities.


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Special Reports & Infographics

Is Banking with Alexa The Future?

Last post: Jul 12, 2018

Choice Loans reviews how Mobile banking and the Fintech industry is using voice assistant to improve their customers banking experience. This includes support with Amazon's Alexa.


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Relevant Issues Blog

How to Recover an Unpaid Invoice

Last post: Apr 24, 2018

A guide to facing the dilemma of unpaid invoices as an SME.


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Recent Blog posts

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    Choice Loans reviews how Mobile banking and the Fintech industry is using voice assistant to improve their customers banking experience. This includes support with Amazon's Alexa.

  • Assetz Capital report a strong increase in investor demand following the announcement of the rate raise for some of their Managed Accounts… Across all platforms the proportion of P2P loans to borrowers in Northern Ireland appears to be increasing possibly due to the Brexit-related uncertainties of that region deterring mainstream lenders.

  • Ratesetter’s promotion which sees £100 given to new investors who lend £1,000 for a year ends on 30th June… FundingCircle remove investor access to its loanbook – a backwards step for transparency… FundingSecure allocate more staff to managing late loans.

  • ArchOver have launched their IFISA – the last of the major platforms to do so… Ratesetter pass the £2.5 billion Total Lent milestone.

  • Assetz Capital close their Green Energy Account due to a lack of loans that meet the eligibility criteria… Assetz Capital have also increased the target gross interest of their Quick Access and 30-Day Access Accounts by 0.35% pa and 0.85% pa respectively – the latter now returns an impressive Provision Fund protected 5.1% pa… Some FundingCircle investors express concern about rising defaults.

  • Zopa offers £200 in cashback after their IFISA attracts £100m since launching last June… LendingCrowd lower their maximum bid rates by 2% pa… Ratesetter open up their IFISA to accept funds from existing Cash ISAs, Stocks & Shares ISAs and other IFISAs.

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