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

Mid-November P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Nov 15, 2018

FundingSecure’s new owner plans to offer a wider range of products… Ratesetter creates the post of Chief Investments Officer with the aim of also improving its service offerings… Meanwhile, Lending Works takes a direct approach to attracting more investors by increasing interest rates by half a percent.


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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

3 Ways to Solve Your Cash Flow Problems with Alternative Finance

Last post: Aug 8, 2018

3 ways to solve your cash flow problems with alternative finance including Merchant Cash Advances, Revolving Credit Facilities and Invoice Financing.


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Relevant Issues Blog

What do you do after a CCJ is registered against your business

Last post: Nov 9, 2018

What are your options if someone registers a CCJ against your business? How do you respond? What choices do you have to make? This article offers a simple guide to what to do next.


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Recent Blog posts

  • FundingSecure’s new owner plans to offer a wider range of products… Ratesetter creates the post of Chief Investments Officer with the aim of also improving its service offerings… Meanwhile, Lending Works takes a direct approach to attracting more investors by increasing interest rates by half a percent.

  • What are your options if someone registers a CCJ against your business? How do you respond? What choices do you have to make? This article offers a simple guide to what to do next.

  • What do you do if someone takes a Small Claims Court claim against your business? This is a practical guide to what you should expect and how you proceed.

  • Funding Circle increase diversity for their passive investors by reducing the minimum holding in any individual loan from £20 to £10… ThinCats open up their IFISA to new customers… The Secret Investor is pleased to see his first loan on the ArchOver platform to be backed by an R&D tax rebate paid back after just 2 months.

  • Assetz Capital introduce a Cashback scheme which will yield a return of 2% by next June… ArchOver are also offering Cashback – a flat rate of £300 – to mark their 4th birthday… Crowd2Fund publish their loanbook but it is too early to gauge the actual performance of the platform… Funding Circle launch on the London Stock Exchange.

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    Merchant cash advances (MCAs) or business cash advances (BCAs) as they are also known, are increasingly being mentioned as a means of supporting the cash-flows of small businesses. So, in what circumstances may it be worth a business pursuing an MCA, and what could it help them to achieve?

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