Carillion’s demise: what lessons can we learn?
Feb15

Carillion’s demise: what lessons can we learn?

As the dust begins settling on the collapse of Carillion, we move to the damage assessment phase – but question marks remain over the fate of at least 43,000 jobs. 30,000+ small businesses are thought to be owed money by the firm, and although credit insurers have confirmed that they will pay out compensation totalling £30 million, that only accounts for a small portion of the debt owed. Carillion had £1.5 billion worth of outstanding...

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Millennials: Investment lessons for Mum and Dad
Jan19

Millennials: Investment lessons for Mum and Dad

Think of the word ‘Millennials’ and what comes to mind? Probably something along the lines of avocados, Netflix binges and high-functioning poverty. If you listen to the average media report, the millennial generation are a hapless mess, stuck in grotty rented properties, eating Pot Noodles and begging their parents for cash injections when they need to buy anything bigger than a pint of beer. Well, like all stereotypes, that’s far...

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Millennials out-invest Gen X and Baby Boomers
Dec04

Millennials out-invest Gen X and Baby Boomers

Familiarity with technology and a desire for higher returns is driving a preference for online investment platforms among younger generations Millennials aged 18-34 are out-investing Gen X (those aged 35-54) and Baby Boomers (aged over 55) according to a new study by ArchOver, the peer-to-peer (P2P) business lending platform. The report, Next Gen: Investors and Savers, explores the UK’s attitude towards risk and investment in the...

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Budget: Give SMEs Tangible Support to Succeed, warns ArchOver CEO
Nov23

Budget: Give SMEs Tangible Support to Succeed, warns ArchOver CEO

Angus Dent, CEO, ArchOver: “The UK’s productivity growth continues to decrease and we’re looking in the wrong place for answers. It’s not just a case of everyone working a bit harder. Investment in public infrastructure and fiscal policy will be the defining factors that help the UK catch up, while real growth will come from our SME sector. “Britain is known as a nation of entrepreneurs. Yet we’re in real danger of not giving our SMEs...

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ArchOver Surpasses £50 Million Lending Milestone
Nov06

ArchOver Surpasses £50 Million Lending Milestone

A combination of institutional and retail investors helps drive P2P lending platform to next level ArchOver has facilitated over £50 million of lending with no losses or late payments. The platform has always been available to both institutional and retail investors, with both groups lending under the same terms and conditions. ArchOver will continue to focus on developing its lending strategies to meet growing market demand, while...

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ArchOver Headed for a Record Year of Lending
Oct09

ArchOver Headed for a Record Year of Lending

Demand for P2P services drives record results as ArchOver sets sights on lending over £50 million ArchOver has revealed that it has nearly doubled its overall lending in the first nine months of this year. Since January 2017, total lending over the platform has reached £21.39 million, bringing the cumulative total that ArchOver has lent to date to over £48 million. Proving that the appetite for P2P services from investors and...

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SMEs Fail to take on New Finance – ArchOver CEO Comments
Sep15

SMEs Fail to take on New Finance – ArchOver CEO Comments

Angus Dent, CEO, ArchOver: “Judging by the latest statistics, too many small businesses are unwilling to take on new financing. It’s a natural instinct to avoid debt in an uncertain economic climate, but that is the wrong attitude for SMEs that want to grow.  “Too many SMEs are using their own life savings to fund their business or see the bank as their first port of call when they need to raise money. Instead, we need to do more to...

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ArchOver Appoints Nick Jones as Regional Director
Aug15

ArchOver Appoints Nick Jones as Regional Director

Peer-to-peer lending platform appoints finance industry veteran to build awareness of ArchOver and increase lending to SMEs in Thames Valley ArchOver has appointed Nick Jones as Regional Director. He will be responsible for growing the business’s network of borrowers across the Thames Valley and Chiltern areas as part of ArchOver’s aim to lend more than £60 million by the end of the year. Jones will proactively identify businesses...

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ArchOver Provides £1.35m Funding to TLM Technologies
Aug09

ArchOver Provides £1.35m Funding to TLM Technologies

ArchOver pioneers the first multi-channel P2P business loan allowing TLM Technologies to borrow against current and outstanding invoices Background Prior to 2015, TLM Technologies was a small fuel pump maintenance business. Fast forward to today and its expertise within the convenience and fuel sectors (CFS) has firmly established the company as one of the UK’s technology success stories, supporting large-scale, blue chip clients...

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Archover to Represent P2P Sector in UK Finance Association
Jul20

Archover to Represent P2P Sector in UK Finance Association

ArchOver joins new UK-wide finance body following entry to Asset-Based Finance Association ArchOver has become a member of UK Finance, the newly created trade body for financial organisations in the UK. Following its acceptance into the Asset-Based Finance Association (ABFA) last month, ArchOver will represent the interests of peer-to-peer lenders in the new group. This latest industry recognition underscores ArchOver’s position as...

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Prospect Business Centres Turns to ArchOver to Support Next Stage of Growth
Jul06

Prospect Business Centres Turns to ArchOver to Support Next Stage of Growth

Prospect Business Centres uses P2P to refinance and support aims to grow into a 10-site business over the next two years ArchOver has announced that Prospect Business Centres Ltd, the provider of serviced office accommodation, has selected ArchOver to raise additional working capital and replace its existing credit facilities. Prospect Business Centres has provided specialist high-quality serviced office accommodation since opening...

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Archover Gains Membership to Asset Based Finance Association
Jun23

Archover Gains Membership to Asset Based Finance Association

ArchOver joins industry body for asset-based financiers following full FCA approvals ArchOver is announcing that it has been awarded membership of the Asset-Based Finance Association (ABFA), the trade body for invoice finance and asset-based lending. Coming shortly after it received full FCA approvals last month, ArchOver’s inclusion as part of the ABFA reinforces its reputation as one of the young P2P sector’s most security-focused...

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IFGS: Angus Dent, Archover
May23

IFGS: Angus Dent, Archover

Angus Dent from Archover speaks to us at IFGS.

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Equity Development Concludes ArchOver are Towards the Top in Lender Protection
Oct11

Equity Development Concludes ArchOver are Towards the Top in Lender Protection

A new study by independent research house Equity Development concludes that ArchOver’s ‘secured and insured’ proposition puts its business model “towards the top when it comes to lender protection.” To date, ArchOver has suffered no late payments, write-offs or bad debts. The author of the report, analyst Paul Hill, predicts that ArchOver “will become much more prominent in the industry, particularly as more lenders enjoy the...

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