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EISA in the Media

March 2017

Forbes

Enterprise Investment Scheme: A No-Brainer Coming Back To The Spotlight

Forbes coverage of the EIS Association-supported ‘Tax efficient investing in a digital world’ report.

February 2017

Financial Times 

Do good and save tax – invest in social enterprise

EISA Director General Mark Brownridge tells the Financial Times that increasing the amount a social enterprise can raise from tax relief would boost investment in the sector

Angel News

Cream of EIS Industry honoured in EIS Association Awards

Angel News covers the winners from the EISA awards

November

Forbes

Mark Brownridge, EISA Director General, tells Forbes that the government must heed MPs recommendation for it do more to raise awareness of EIS and SEIS among businesses and investors

Crowdfund Insider

Crownfund Insider on EISA’s call for the government to do more to promote EIS and SEIS

October 2016

Financial Times, Financial Planning Today and Angel News

The Financial Times, Financial Planning Today and Angel News report on record EIS fundraising in 2015-16

The Telegraph

The Telegraph writes about supply constraints in the EIS sector, with comment from EISA Director General Mark Brownridge on the need for investors to do their homework before investing

New Model Adviser

EISA Director General Mark Brownridge is co-signatory of letter to The Times calling for small business taxes to be reformed and simplified

Financial Planning Today

EISA joins entrepreneur and business organisations in demanding that SMEs feature highly on the government’s agenda post Brexit

Crowdfund Insider

EISA urges government to improve SMEs’ access to funding, reports Crowdfund Insider

SME Insider

EISA joins Small Business Taskforce, reports SME Insider

Financial Times

The Financial Times reports on EISA’s open letter to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, calling for EIS rules to be reformed post-Brexit

September 2016

EIS Magazine

EISA’s Sarah Wadham to help judge the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs  

FTSE Global Markets

EISA Director General Mark Brownridge talks to FTSE Global Markets about capacity constraints in the EIS sector

August 2016

New Model Adviser, EIS Magazine and Financial Planning Today

New Model Adviser, EIS Magazine and Financial Planning Today report on the launch of the new EISA EIS Diploma

July 2016

Sarah Wadham was a special guest on the Seed and EIS hour on Intelligent Crowd TV on Monday 11th July. Click the link to watch Sarah http://www.intelligentcrowd.tv/6moofzoygej4iapy4umn-sarah-wadham-former-director-general-eis-association/

June 2016

EIS Magazine

EISA’S Green Shoots goes north, reports EIS Magazine

Angel News

EIS Association launches Green Shoots North

FT Adviser.com

EISA Director General Mark Brownridge helps explains the benefits of EIS in this FTAdviser.com guide to EIS investing

May 2016

City AM

EIS Association appoints Mark Brownridge as new Director General

Financial Times

Acting EISA Director General John Glencross on the challenges of investing in small companies

EIS Magazine Website

Mark Brownridge is the new Director General of The Enterprise (EISA) Investment Scheme Association – article on EIS Magazine website.

Reuters

The trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme appointed Mark Brownridge see people moves section.

Financial Times

John Glencross, EISA Acting Director General, says EIS helps companies grow and succeed, benefiting the wider economy and private investors, in this article in the Financial Times

EIS Magazine

In this article, EIS Magazine reports on record EIS fundraising, speaking to EISA Acting Director General John Glencross

Money Observer

EISA Acting Director General John Glencross comments on record EIS fundraising of almost £1.7bn in 2014/15 in Money Observer

Crowdfund Insider

The UK government is ‘getting it right’ with the EIS regime, reports Crowdfund Insider in this article featuring EISA Acting Director General John Glencross

March 2016

Investment Adviser

Uptake of EIS likely to grow, EISA Director General Sarah Wadham tells Investment Adviser

Corporate Financier

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham to join panel discussion on EIS and VCT rule changes, reports Corporate Financier (page 7)

The City

Why invest in EIS? EISA Director General Sarah Wadham outlines the risks and rewards in The City (pages 46 & 47)

February 2016

Professional Adviser

Further changes to EIS rules unlikely in the short-term, Sarah Wadham, EISA Director General, tells Professional Adviser

The Telegraph

EISA Awards cited in article about tax-efficient investments in The Telegraph

The Financial Times

EISA comment on revised EIS fundraising data quoted in FT Money

Crowdfund Insider

 EISA Awards recognise companies supporting smaller companies, reports Crowdfund Insider

Intelligent Crowd TV – The Seed and EIS Hour

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham takes part in a round table discussion

FT Adviser, Fund Strategy and EIS Magazine

Sarah Wadham, EISA Director General, announces decision to stand down after successful period in the role, as reported by FT Adviser, Fund Strategy and EIS Magazine

Investment Week

EIS and SEIS rules changes do not diminish potential benefits of investing in them, Sarah Wadham, EISA Director General, tells Investment Week

January 2016

The Financial Times

‘End of solar subsidies will redirect funding to entrepreneurial growth companies that need it most’, EISA Director General Sarah Wadham tells The Financial Times

December 2015

FT Adviser

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham says EIS/SEIS gaining in popularity among financial advisers and highlights emergence of services to aid comparison and selection of suitable investments for end clients and investors reported by FT Adviser

November 2015

Fund Strategy

EIS funding rule change to boost SMEs reported by Fund Strategy

 October 2015

Intelligent Crowd TV

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham talks about the advantages to investors and investee companies of EIS and SEIS

 August 2015

Portfolio Adviser

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham on what wealth managers need to know about the risks, attractions and benefits of EIS in 2015, following the Summer Budget reported by Portfolio Adviser

July 2015  

Investment Week

EISA Director General Sarah Wadham named as member of inaugural Growth Investor Awards Advisory Panel reported by Investment Week

Startups.co.uk

Small Business funding to get boost from Osborne’s pension relief cuts reported by Startups.co.uk

June 2015

Financial Adviser

VCTs and EIS to benefit from lifetime allowance cut reported by Financial Adviser

Citywire Wealth Manager

EISA creates Financial Planning Committee reported by Citywire Wealth Manager

Fund Strategy

EISA creates committee to demystify EIS reported by Fund Strategy

Fund Strategy

Octopus losses are a ‘wake-up’ call for the EIS Industry reported by Fund Strategy

March 2015

Real Business

Enterprise Investment Scheme Association launches Green Shoots for young professionals reported by

Real Business

February 2015

Financial Times

How to invest in Enterprise Investment Schemes reported by The Financial Times

December 2014

Financial Times

Investors to lose tax break after renewable energy abuses reported by The Financial Times

October 2014 

Financial Times

EIS industry rejects tax status risk reported by The Financial Times

July 2014

Startups.co.uk

EISA launches diploma for financial advisers reported by Startups.co.uk