In the latest Big Debate, our panelists from Daedalus Partners, Future Capital Partners and Puma Investments discussed the Do's and Don'ts of VCTs and EIS.
Click here to listen to this debate on demand VCTs, EIS and Seed EIS all bring considerable tax planning opportunities at this time of year, plus some interesting investment opportunities allowing clients...
Winners announced on 21 November
Just shy of 2005/6 tax year's £779m figure
Partner Insight: The sector will need time and a 'degree of adjustment' if it is to steer away from its reliance on buyouts and move towards growth investing over the long-term.
Partner Insight: A renewed focus on 'knowledge-intensive' companies should help investors realise that these entrepreneurial companies are found in sectors other than biotech or technology.
Partner Insight: Investment in the VCT sector has traditionally lagged in terms of the technology and infrastructure available for investors. This is finally changing, says David Lovell, operations director at GrowthInvest
Cutting delivery costs is key
Can invest with £100
4% withdrawal rule of thumb
Policy response depends on 'severity' of new restrictions