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What is SEIS?
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) launched on 6 April 2012 by the then Chancellor, George Osborne to encourage investment in new start-ups. The scheme became permanent in 2014. The SEIS provides for extensive Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax breaks for investors to encourage investment in new businesses. However, outside of the professional investment sector,… View Article
What is EIS?
While the SEIS has many advantages, its significance for investors is limited by the riskier profile of this type of investment as well as the maximum amount that wealthier investors can put into the scheme. The SEIS is often the first scheme that companies will use to raise investment and is often followed by the… View Article
A Guide to the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and SMEs
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme offers a superb opportunity for small and medium sized businesses to attract investment. Start-ups and small businesses have found it ever harder to get funding for their ventures since the recession. Traditional means of investment are just not abundant enough. Banks have become increasingly frugal with overdrafts, loans and the money… View Article