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A dedicated portal listing what’s hot, and what’s not for investors both large and small. Fund tips, investment opportunities, and the latest analysis on the world’s largest financial markets are written in a clear and impartial way by our investment writers. Insightful commentary and analysis then gives you a broader perspective on commodities – so you stay ahead of the markets – whilst being aware of the latest scams and cons. The Money International experts also take a look at the market’s ‘indirect’ influences, including politics, so you have a complete understanding of how to make the most out of your portfolio.

Watchdog Orders New P2P Protection For Investors

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City watchdogs have introduced a raft of new safeguards to protect peer-to-peer investors from losing money. The Financial Conduct Authority announced the measures only days after the collapse of property bridging platform Lendy, leaving investors holding £165 million of loans. The platform went into administration with a suspected £90 million of loans in default following … Read more

Entrepreneurs Raise Billions From Tax-Efficient Investments

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Savvy investors have ploughed cash worth billions into tax efficient savings, the latest official data shows. HM Revenue & Customs oversees three investment schemes offering generous tax breaks, raising almost £3 billion in the 2017-18 tax year. The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) attracted the most cash – £1.9 billion going to 3,920 companies, says the … Read more

SEIS – A Guide For Entrepreneurs

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The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme concept gives entrepreneurs a direct way of raising money for start-ups other than the banks. Devised by former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in 2012, the measure was a response to the closed doors banks were showing business borrowers in the wake of the global financial  crisis that hit … 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