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3 reasons investors should be happy about the new rules for EIS (and 3 exits that prove it)

The 5th April has come and gone, and the use of EIS for tax efficient capital preservation is no more. But as one door closes another opens – and it’s now a tremendously exciting time for growth investing, thanks to a number of enhancements for []

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ZeitgEISt Edition 4

Welcome to the fourth edition of ZeitgEISt, giving you news, opinion and thought leadership from within the EIS and SEIS industry.  Read it here

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Brexit vs Deal Flow

Since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, it has been reported that the UK economy has received ever-greater levels of private investment into the capital. A record £2.99bn was invested in tech SMEs, while a record £46bn was invested into tech-focused []

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Small Business Taskforce sets out ten-point manifesto to government

A collective of small business representative bodies and think tanks (which includes EISA) set out a Small Business Manifesto on Thursday April 5th. The Small Business Taskforce, which is made up of 11 organisations that represent two million small firms and self-employed individuals, will raise manifesto points []

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How the EIS changes coming into force this month will affect entrepreneurs, IFAs and investors

UPDATE: As of the 15th March, Royal Assent on the Finance Bill has now been received, and the window to tax efficient schemes under EIS has now been closed. Read on for how this will affect entrepreneurs, IFAs and investors.   The Finance Bill first []

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Women in Investment Report 2018

In 1993, women made up just 20% of the wealthiest 10% of the population. Whilst there have been a series of initiatives in both private and public sectors supporting the role women hold in the finance world, the gender disparity gap is still prominent. EISA []

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ZeitgEISt Edition 3

Welcome to the third edition of ZeitgEISt, giving you news, opinion and thought leadership from within the EIS and SEIS industry.  Read it here

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We Ask 3 Financial Planning Experts: What will be the key impact of the Autumn Budget for EIS investment?

We asked three financial planning professionals to give us their views on what the Autumn Budget will mean for EIS investment. EIS received a specific mention during the Chancellor’s speech, and the changes to the Scheme are far reaching.  You can read more about the []

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Autumn Budget 2017: Initial reaction and tax changes

Initial reaction The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has received a huge vote of confidence from the government in today’s Budget. The doubling of the investment limits for technology and other ‘knowledge intensive’ sectors demonstrate that the government recognises the power of EIS to help companies []

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We Ask 3 Financial Planning Experts: What Are The Benefits of Being an EISA Member?

We asked three financial planning professionals to give us their views on the benefits of EISA membership, and why they have or haven’t joined yet. This is the fourth part in a series of interviews with financial planners regarding EIS and SEIS – you can []

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