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Stephen Hazell-Smith Joins Business Agent as Chairman

http://www.businessagent.com , the UK's first debt and equity crowdfunding aggregator has announced the appointment ofStephen Hazell-Smith as Chairman, an appointment that founder Sacha Bright sees as a major landmark in the company's evolution. 'We're very proud and excited to welcome Stephen on board. As well as bringing his immense experience and insight to the...

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Please, sir, can I have some more?

To paraphrase the film Apollo 13: “Britain, we have a problem”. The Bank of England recently revealed there is a staggering £1.15 trillion sitting in UK cash deposit accounts. It’s earning little to no interest, while millions of us are headed for an uncertain financial future...

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The UK Alternative Finance Industry Report 2014

Nesta and Cambridge University Report: Understanding Alternative Finance This large scale study examines the growth, trends and dynamics within the UK alternative finance sector, including crowdfunding and P2P lending. http://www.nesta.org.uk/publications/understanding-alternative-finance-uk-alternative-finance-industry-report-2014...

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