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Business Angels In Call To Ditch EU Investment Handicaps

Fund managers are worried that a Brexit trade deal will see the government scrap or restrict tax breaks on hugely successful investment schemes that have raised billions of pounds for businesses. The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) wants the government to overhaul the Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme now the UK has … Read more

What Is The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme?


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


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

SEIS Tax Breaks – What Investors Need To Know


The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) promises investors a lot – but some quirky rules need following to make the most of the tax breaks. Guidance from HM Revenue & Customs would have most investors believing that tax reliefs are automatic – but they are not. How long do I have to keep SEIS shares? … Read more

Do You Fit The Profile Of A SEIS Business Angel?

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme is drawing huge amounts of ‘smart capital’ from business angels, according to new research. These investors are have tied up their cash in 15,000 businesses contributing £4.5 billion to the economy while creating 69,700 jobs. The research by the British Business Bank and the UK Business Angels Association wants to … Read more

SEIS – How to invest in start-ups

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is a well-kept secret among investors in the know, but finding out which companies are looking for cash is a harder task for many. Plenty of information is online about SEIS tax breaks, but only a few places list start-ups seeking investment. SEIS has two ways to invest – … Read more

Five Rules For Checking A Crowdfunding Deal

Start-up and crowdfunding investors should consider five key points before parting with any cash, according to a new guide. SyndicateRoom, a crowdfunding platform, has drawn up a due diligence guide with market commentator Rob Murray Brown, to help investors make informed decisions about staking their cash. The guide boils down to five rules: Never take … Read more

Crowdfunding – Where To Find Independent Info For Investors

Increasing numbers of investors are attracted to crowdfunding to generate a higher return from their cash than banks and ISAs are offering. Crowdfunding is also popular with small businesses and entrepreneurs because the money they raise is an equity stake rather than debt that must be covered from their start-up cash flows. But before deciding … Read more

Electric Car Firm Sparks First Crowdfund Exit Success

The first successful British crowdfund exit has finally got into gear with the sale of an electric car sharing club to hire giants Europcar. E-Car Club investors drove a tough deal with the buyer, and claim they have made a multiple return on their investment of £100,000. However, neither side will disclose the sale price, … Read more

Brexit Could Open Door For SEIS Start-Up Tax Break Review

Investors in Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) start-ups could gain a boost from Brexit if the government decides to scrap European Union state aid rules restricting tax breaks. SEIS is one of the governments great business successes, seeing £338 million of investment flow into close to 4,300 companies in two years until April 2015. However, … Read more