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Bank of England extends Funding for Lending scheme

The Bank of England has announced plans to expand a lending scheme designed to help businesses and households. The Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), due to end in January 2014, will be extended for another year to 2015.

Date: Source: BBC News

Funding For Lending Scheme Given Makeover

The Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) to boost the economy has been extended and reworked in an attempt to help get more credit to small firms.

Date: Source: SKY News

Peer-to-peer lenders 'could break banks' stranglehold'

Online platforms that directly link savers to credit- starved entrepreneurs have the potential to break banks’ “stranglehold” on small-business lending, new research will predict this week.

Date: Source: Telegraph

Three Reasons for the Success of Peer to Peer Lending

Peer to peer lending offers benefits to lenders and borrowers and can provide institutions with a safe place to invest money. Today we’re taking a look at three policies that the peer to peer industry is capitalizing on to insure success.

Date: Source: P2P Lending News

Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending: How start-ups learnt to work a crowd

The Government claims to have held ordered Britain’s big banks to lend more to small businesses and start-ups. The banks say they are doing just that, and the companies that are supposed to be in receipt of that gold rush reckon lenders are still slamming the door in their faces.

Date: Source: Independent