By Luke OMahony
January 30, 2017

Should we value safety at all costs?

The level of protection offered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) increases today from £75,000 to £85,000.

By Luke OMahony
January 19, 2017

What does inflation mean for my returns?

Inflation rose to 1.6% in December, from 1.2% in November. It now stands at the highest rate that the UK has seen since July 2014.

By Paul Marston
January 13, 2017

Small business credit availability falls

This week, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) published research which showed that UK small business confidence bounced back in the last quarter of 2016, hitting levels last reported before the EU referendum campaign began.

By Luke OMahony
January 6, 2017

What to expect in 2017

2016 was a year of change, and 2017 looks set to follow that trend. So what should we expect over the next 12 months? Well, we’ve dusted off our crystal ball and looked at what we think are likely to be the biggest personal finance issues of 2017.

By Neil Faulkner
December 28, 2016

Guest blog: how do P2P lending platforms know your borrowers are good ones?

In this guest post, Neil Faulkner, CEO at 4th Way, the P2P lending ratings agency, looks at the steps that peer-to-peer lending platforms can take to ensure that they're lending to creditworthy borrowers.

By Luke OMahony
December 15, 2016

Review of peer-to-peer lending regulations

In July, we blogged about a review of peer-to-peer lending rules being undertaken by the financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The review looks at whether the rules introduced in April 2014 to govern peer-to-peer lending are working effectively.