Tax-efficient investment commentators predict demand for venture capital trusts (VCTs) will be "huge" this tax year but warn fundraising levels could be hit by a lack of available capacity and other pressures from new rules.
Just shy of 2005/6 tax year's £779m figure
Remaining schemes to invest in
Royal Assent received today
Assets under influence up to £435m
Best VCTs, EIS and BPR/IHT schemes honoured
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There was major news in the Autumn Budget for the enterprise investment scheme (EIS), with significant changes that greatly enhance what was already a world-leading set of tax incentives, writes Dermot Campbell is CEO of Kuber Ventures.
Industry welcomes Hammond's plans to boost UK scale-up companies but challenges remain to attract 'mainstream' investment
Industry commentators have welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond's plans to support the growth of early-stage UK companies, as announced in last week's Budget, but some are sceptical about whether the changes could help raise significantly more capital through...
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Despite the UK being home to one of the world's most dominant financial centres, it ranks only 13th in the OECD in terms of the number of scale-up businesses based in the country.
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38 VCTs raised funds in 2016-17
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The Treasury's "patient capital" review has put forward a whole range of ideas for supporting investment in those businesses that want to make the jump from "start-up" to "scale-up", and some of its proposals would undoubtedly cost public money, writes...
Existing investors given three-week head start
Vehicles may face restrictions in autumn Budget
Plans to stop high earners abusing tax reliefs