By Luke O'Mahony
September 15, 2016

RateSetter ramps up support for businesses across the UK

Meet our new team of five business finance relationship managers, based around the UK. The introduction of the regional team is the latest step as we boost our support for creditworthy businesses across the UK.

By Luke O'Mahony
September 1, 2016

Expanding the performance data we publish

We are consolidating the data we publish on loans performance and returns performance into a single table on the Market Data page. We are also adding two new fields of data: "expected lifetime bad debt rate" and "latest projected lifetime bad debt rate".

By Luke O'Mahony
August 24, 2016

Interview: Lucy Bott, Head of Customer Operations

Lucy Bott joined RateSetter in 2012 as the first member of our award-winning customer service team. She's now Head of Customer Operations at RateSetter, and we talked to her about what her role involves and how we ensure that RateSetter holds on to its strengths as we grow.

By Neil Faulkner, 4th Way
August 19, 2016

Guest article: How safe is P2P lending?

Peer-to-peer lending has seen phenomenal growth over the last 11 years and its steady, non-volatile, relatively low-risk returns are proving understandably popular with disgruntled savers and worried stock-market investors. I want to explain what makes it intrinsically lower risk than the stock market and share some of the figures that back that up.

By Luke O'Mahony
August 11, 2016

RateSetter and the base rate

On Thursday 9 August 2016, the Bank of England reduced its official interest rate – which is often referred to as the ‘base rate’ and is seen as a benchmark for interest rates in general – from 0.5% to 0.25%.

By Luke O'Mahony
August 2, 2016

Closing the 3 Year market

When RateSetter launched in 2010, investors could choose between the Rolling and the 3 Year market. Over time we added the 1 Year and 5 Year markets and made other adjustments so that our product range now broadly caters to three investment objectives: