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9 Dec 2019

New FCA rules and the Appropriateness Test

In line with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules, that come in effect today, all investors are required to self certify their investory category and pass an Appropriateness Test. The test is designed to demonstrate your knowledge and experience of investing in peer-to-peer lending. The test consists of 6 questions with three answers of which...

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12 Nov 2019

Platform update

We have this week released a range of updates to the investment platform including a new user interface and performance enhancements for key pages. Some examples of the user interface are below. Investors will receive a communication from LandlordInvest detailing the specific changes we've made.


Loan listing This page offers an overview...

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12 Jul 2019

The Money and Pensions Service peer to peer lending guide for borrowers

In the previous post, we mentioned that The Money and Pensions Service has published a guide for peer to peer lending guide for investors. The Money and Pensions Service has also published a Peer to peer lending guide with useful information for anyone interested in borrowing from a peer to peer lending platform including: What is peer to peer...

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7 Jul 2019

The Money and Pensions Service peer to peer lending guide for investors

The Money and Pensions Service, the money advice and deb advice organisation, has published a Peer to peer lending guide with useful information for anyone interested in learning more about investing through peer to peer lending including: What is peer to peer lending? how to get started with peer to peer lending understanding the risks peer to...

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11 Jun 2019

P2PMarketData's review of LandlordInvest

P2PMarketData, a European peer to peer lending comparison site, has published a review of LandlordInvest. The review introduces LandlordInvest’s product, pros and cons of using Landlordinvest’s lending platform, loan characteristics and other interesting details. P2PMarketData’s review is available here. Our blogs are for information purposes...

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4 Jun 2019

FCA confirms new rules for P2P platforms

Following consultation, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is introducing rules designed to prevent harm to investors, effective as of 9 December 2019. The new rules cover: • More explicit requirements to clarify what governance arrangements, systems and controls platforms need to have in place to support the outcomes they advertise, with a...

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7 Apr 2019

New Financial Year 2019/20

April 6 is the start of the 2019 – 2020 financial year, and the annual ISA allowance is the same as in the previous tax year (£20,000). During the current financial year you can subscribe up to a total of £20,000 across your Cash ISA, Stocks and Shares ISA, Innovative Finance ISA and Lifetime ISA. You may find further ISA guidance on GOV.UK or...

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26 Mar 2019

Only a few days left to use your 2018/19 ISA allowance

Just a reminder that there are only a few days left for you to use your ISA allowance of £20,000. When you put your money into an ISA, you don’t pay any tax on interest earned. You may find further ISA guidance on GOV.UK. Funds deposited do not have to be invested before April 5 to keep this year's ISA allowance. Please remember that if you want...

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22 Mar 2019

Improvements to the secondary market and My Investments table

This week we've released an improvement to the way secondary market transactions are processed. Each investor account will now have only one loan part per loan. Sales decrease the loan part amount and purchases increase it, along with the correct pending interest schedule. This replaces the previous system whereby every loan part that was bought...

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18 Feb 2019

Best Innovative Finance ISAs for the 2018/19 tax year – Lovemoney.com

We are delighted that Lovemoney.com, Mirror Online's official money partner and an independent, personal finance site has included LandlordInvest’s IFISA on the list of the Best Innovative Finance ISAs for the 2018/19 tax year! According to Lovemoney.com; "Peer-to-peer lenders offer eye-catching rates, and best of all you can protect returns from...

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