Autumn Budget 2017 and the EIS

Posted by: team on 23 November 2017

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How will the Autumn Budget 2017 affect the EIS?

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EIP Confirmed as Award Finalist

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 26 July 2017

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EIP Confirmed as Award Finalist EIP have been confirmed as a finalist for the Most Impactful Investment Award at this year’s Growth Investor Awards being held on 8 November. The award is specifically targeted at investments which have not only achieved growth, but also provided high levels of employment, nurtured talent, made full use of […]

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Swingers, Flight Clubs and Escape Rooms – The Future of Socialising? [Competitive Socialising]

Posted by: mmcmanus on 22 June 2017

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Swingers, Flight Clubs, Escape Rooms – the Future of Socialising? Whilst the term ‘competitive socialising’ may be somewhat unheard of, those operating in the space definitely aren’t: think Swingers (crazy golf and cocktails), Flight Club (darts and drinks), and All Star Lanes (bowling and booze). So what is ‘Competitive Socialising’? Competitive socialising is an emerging […]

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So where does that leave the EIS?

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 12 June 2017

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So where does that leave the EIS? Less than a month ago, we were poring over the Tory manifesto. Now, we’re glued to the news stations just to make sure we are waking up to the same Prime Minister and Chancellor as last night. The current political uncertainty makes it much harder to predict the […]

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It’s official – the EIS is “world-leading”

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 23 May 2017

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It’s official – the EIS is “world-leading”! The Tory manifesto published at the end of last week makes fascinating reading. The EIS and SEIS were given specific mention: “We will help innovators and start-ups, by encouraging early stage investment and considering further incentives under our world leading Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme” […]

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Ride the food revolution with the SEIS!

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 07 April 2017

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Ride the food revolution with the SEIS! There’s a food revolution going on out there! New research published this week by food retail research specialists Kantar Worldpanel indicates a massive shift going on in food retail. It’s being led by younger people and it’s all about health. According to the research, which has a research base […]

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How To Survive Losses with the SEIS

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 01 March 2017

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How To Survive Losses with the SEIS Losing money is an integral part of the capitalist system, which brings with it both innovation and human progress. As highlighted by Luke Johnson in last weekend’s Sunday Times, a famous pioneer in early-stage tech investing has claimed to have made more failed investments than anyone else in […]

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The Five Big Questions

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 17 February 2017

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Your End of the Tax Year Check List Once again we’re into the final weeks of the tax year and the EIS season is ramping up. What’s new this year?  The big issue at the moment is the length of time it is taking for sponsors and scheme arrangers to obtain Advance Assurance from HMRC […]

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Does Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) Apply to Recently Purchased Shares?

Posted by: Christian Elmes on 02 February 2017

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Does Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) Apply to Recently Purchased Shares? In the case of entrepreneurs selling shares in a company, which they have acquired over time, and in some cases, close to the current sales date…will all of the shares qualify for Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER)? HMRC say that recently purchased shares will not qualify for ER…but […]

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Ceru gets the thumbs up from the media

Posted by: Martin Sherwood on 12 January 2017

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CERU is the new Levantine casual dining restaurant which has just opened its first permanent site in Central London following a series of highly successful pop-ups in the City, West End, South Bank and at summer musical festivals. The new site in South Kensington has received rave reviews from both the press and customers. There’s […]

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