Tagged: paul marston

RateSetter Teams Up With Experian to Help Businesses Invest & Grow

Peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Experian to help businesses both invest and grow. The online lender revealed that the new collaboration with Experian is now providing credit reference data and analytical services, which ensure that RateSetter continues… Read More

UK P2P Lender RateSetter Update: Targets New Business Borrowers

Since launching in 2010, prominent UK P2P lender RateSetter has diversified across multiple channels and across both consumer and business loans.  Now the lender is planning to boost its direct marketing methods to diversify its new business borrowers sources, according to Peer2Peer Finance News. The initiative will likely involve more… Read More

RateSetter Business Finance Adds Relationship Manager Amanda Sharp

  RateSetter has appointed Amanda Sharp as Regional Relationship Manager for London and the South East. Sharp previously spent 35 years with RBS Group. While at RBS, Sharp spent 20 years in the Business and Commercial division working with SMEs. Sharp has joined RateSetter to… Read More

Final Spring Budget: Alternative Finance Provides Feedback on Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Announcements [u]

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the final Spring budget today. Many policy questions persist as the UK separates itself from the European Union: Will the UK be able to maintain its leading economic status in Europe? Will the UK hold onto its dominance… Read More

RateSetter Forms Partnership With Accountancy Advisor TaxAssist to Engage With SMEs

Online lender RateSetter has formed a partnership with accountancy advisor TaxAssist Accountants to help engage with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). TaxAssist Accountant notably specializes in all businesses with a turnover of £2 million of less. It has more than 290 locations throughout the UK. While discussing the… Read More

UK P2P Update: RateSetter Broadens Client List to Include SMEs

RateSetter, one of the UK’s largest P2P lenders, has announced its foray into small business loans with the aid of government backing, reported the Financial Times. In preparation for its expansion anticipated by this week’s end, Ratesetters hired a specialist team and built a technology platform to support business… Read More

RateSetter Hurdles £250 Million in SME Loans

RateSetter is reporting it has surpassed £250 million in lending to UK businesses.  The benchmark event comes after a series of recent business developments for the marketplace lender. According to RateSetter, participation by the British Business Bank, updated lending limits and a growing executive bench… Read More

Marketplace Lender RateSetter Hires 2X Senior Ex Bankers

Marketplace lending platform RateSetter has hired two former bankers in a move to boost their executive bench. Paul Marston has taken the position of Head of SME Lending and Angela Yotov as Head of Legal. Marston was previously employed by Secure Trust Bank, a challenger… Read More