Small business confidence hits highest level since 2015

Lucy Browning | 15 June 2018

According to data from the latest SME Confidence Tracker, confidence among the UK’s smallest businesses has increased at the highest level since 2015,

The SME Confidence Tracker is a quarterly survey of 1,000 SME owners throughout the UK.

The …

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E-commerce Sales Experience Rapid Growth

Lucy Browning | 14 June 2018

According to the UK online retailing trade association IMRG, e-commerce sales have experienced rapid growth thus far in 2018, with sales in April recording an 18.8% year-on-year growth.

This is the highest annual growth rate posted since November 2016. …

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Knowledge Base

The requirements for the EIS Programme

Lucy Browning | 22 May 2018

Last week, we offered a cursory overview of EIS and SEIS schemes. Today, we would like to give a little more information about EIS schemes in particular.

This scheme’s aim is to help smaller, higher-risk enterprises raise funding so that …

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Which venture capital scheme is right for you? – EIS and SEIS explained

Lucy Browning |

Venture capital schemes, which include the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), have similar tax structures and reliefs and provide tax-efficient investment into budding businesses.

There are various ways in which investors …

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Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) – Businesses to Watch

Lucy Browning | 24 April 2018

Since our founding in 2011, our Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) have helped numerous businesses scale-up as they venture into the spotlight. As we enter our eighth year, we are continuing to facilitate growth and open new doors to the most

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