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Type: Blog Article

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  • How to identify pension and investment scams

    The world of pension and investment scams is dominated by some very slippery, dodgy, unregulated, unqualified, unscrupulous characters.  For example, in Spain, these "shady" characters are aptly labelled as “Chiringuitos” (bar flies) by the Spanish Regulator.  Herds of “introducers” masquerading as “wealth managers” stalk the unwary, flogging bogus occupational pension schemes and QROP...

Sapphire Capital Partners LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • EU State Aid rules and the Enterprise Investment Schemes

    The word “Entrepreneur” originates from French, and was first used by the economist Jean-Baptiste Say in the early 19th century.  Its direct translation is “adventurer”, and that meaning conjures up attributes of bravery, resilience, and going beyond one’s comfort zone.

  • SEIS and EIS funds - how they are typically structured.

        At Sapphire we are often asked to advise on the structure of a new SEIS Fund or EIS Fund ("Fund"). A SEIS or EIS Fund is normally used when a group of investors want to invest in a selection of companies (as opposed to only one company) that qualify for SEIS/EIS reliefs. It is a method of investing that is becoming increasingly popular due to the advantageous SEIS/EIS tax re...

  • Does your company qualify for EIS? Complete our quiz to find out.

    In order to ensure your company qualifies for the Enterprise Investment Scheme ("EIS") there are certain questions you need to ask firstly. Below is a basic quiz to ascertain whether your company qualifies. If you answer no to any of the questions - then your company may not qualify for EIS. But as with everything, the devil is in detail, so check with your adviser (or us) before givi...

  • Autumn Statement 2016 Implications for SEIS, EIS, and SITR

    We were eagerly awaiting to hear the 2016 Autumn Statement in order gain some insight as to how the government proposes to deal with the resulting market uncertainty created by the Brexit referendum, and what the new prime minister and her cabinet are seeking to achieve. The main take-away points were: Productivity of the UK workforce is a main focus for improvement, and the gover...

  • Invitation to Sapphire Capital's "Raising Capital" EIS Event

    There has never been a better time to set up a company in the UK. The government support offered by both the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme ("SEIS") and the Enterprise Investment scheme ("EIS") provides start-ups with an excellent method to attract much needed capital in order to get a company started.

  • Breaking SEIS/EIS rules - what are the repercussions?

      SEIS and EIS facilitate private investment into companies by providing investors generous taxincentives, such as income tax relief, capital gains tax deferral, inheritance tax relief and loss relief. A great summary of investor incentives can be found on the infographic that we created for a prior blog: SEIS versus EIS - a visual comparison.   One of the requirements for companies...

Sapphire Capital Partners LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Dispelling the myths about R&D Tax Credits

      “Myth:  (1) A traditional story, especially one covering the early history of a people or explaining a natural/social phenomenon [like the ancient Greek myth of Ikaros, pictured here, who attempted to fly...].  (2) widely held but false belief.”[1]    R&D Tax Credits have been around for quite some time, yet many early stage / start-up entrepreneurs seem to be only vaguely familia...

Sapphire Capital Partners LLP

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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