1700 Companies Apply For SEIS Investment Status

1700 Companies Apply For SEIS Investment Status

Investment tax breaks like the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) have boosted the number of companies seeking private investors by 90% in the past 12 months. SEIS is just one investment program promising investors tax relief in exchange for backing for businesses. Others include the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trusts (VCT). According … Read more

Lack Of Skills Holds Back Businesses Worldwide

Lack Of Skills Holds Back Businesses Worldwide

Bosses around the world are struggling to find workers with the key skills they need to help their business grow, according to a new report. The report by accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) reveals that 65% of CEOs in Britain want the government to come up with initiatives to develop a better skilled workforce. The report … Read more

Health Cover Is A Fat Lot Of Good For Obese Expats

Health Cover Is A Fat Lot Of Good For Obese Expats

Health insurance policies are a fat lot of good to people in the UAE who may be obese since insurers have begun clamping down on claims if they think the claimant contributed to their own poor health. This growing issue is also affecting expats living and working in the United Arab Emirates who are also, … Read more

Harlequin Settles Legal Challenge Out Of Court

Harlequin Property Group has won a legal battle to stay in business after a court threw out a bid by a group of investors to freeze the firm’s assets. Six investors were behind a challenge in London’s High Court to have £500,000 they had invested in Harlequin’s Buccament Bay Resort, Barbados, returned. Though the court … Read more