What Is The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme?

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The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is a great way of saving tax for anyone paying at the highest rates. The generous tax breaks wrapped around SEIS are what makes the investment so attractive. But like any investment, the best returns come with the greatest risks, and SEIS is no different even though the government … Read more

SEIS Benefits For Investors

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The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is an investment of two halves – one for investors and the other for entrepreneurs seeking cash. Both have rules they should stick to for a successful investment and the scheme offers benefits to both sides. 50% income tax relief The big one is that investors can claim 50% … Read more

More Than 40% of Billionaire’s Row Condos Unsold

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It’s been five years since New York was crowned as the world’s top financial centre. NYC has since held on to that spot, followed by the likes of London and Hong Kong. However, a recent new development could potentially threaten the Big Apple’s long financial reign. Million-Dollar Condos Up For Grabs In New York City’s … Read more

How Do No-Frills Airlines Make Their Money?

Britain’s short haul budget airline Monarch has crashed into bankruptcy with estimated debts of up to £250 million, which begs the question of just how do discount airlines make money? Some passengers flying between European destinations pay just £35 or so for their seats and established airlines are pulled into the bloodbath to compete for … Read more

Brexit Chaos Delays Probate Fee Hike

At last some good has come out of Brexit as the Ministry of Justice confirms a probate fee hike planned for April 1 has been shelved until further notice. The lack of Parliamentary time due to Brexit is blamed for delay. A Ministry of Justice spokesman explained the regulations to increase probate fees would go … Read more

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Cryptojacking Detections Soar By 450%

Cryptojacking has increased by more than 450% this year and shows no sign of slowing down, according to new research. Cryptojacking is when a remote computer illicitly takes control of a device and harnesses the processor power to mine cryptocurrency. The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) says detections of malware have increased by 459% in 2018. … Read more

Time Running Out Before Brexit Delay Kicks In

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It’s time to take stick of Brexit with just about 10 days to go before Britain departs from the European Union. Will the country slide out of the EU on March 29 without a deal? Unlikely. The smart money is on the EU agreeing an extension on Article 50 to allow Westminster to agree a … Read more

Crypto Jolts Back To Life And Drags Bitcoin To $4,000

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Cryptocurrency has seen an unexpected rally as a sea of green lights up the price boards at exchanges around the world. Bitcoin has improved from $3,911.29 to more than $4,000 for the first time since a blip on February 23 saw the price jump to $4,149.09. That’s the only time since Christmas that Bitcoin has … Read more

Soaring Home Values Boost IHT Tax Take

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Astonishing new official figures show that where your home is when you die has a huge bearing on how much inheritance tax is paid on your estate. The major factor is house prices and anyone with a home in London of the South-East pays more to the government. That’s because house prices inflate the value … Read more

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Everything you need to know about blockchain technology

Blockchain is one of the most-used buzzwords of the modern internet, but as fintech providers adapt the technology to deliver new and secure online services, few understand completely how the blockchain works. Experts claim the impact of blockchain applications will be enormous, but years may pass before the full effect is felt. Here, we look … Read more