John Davies looks at VCTs in the time of Covid. He explains advisers who carefully assess open offers this year - and take a non-traditional approach - will help clients benefit from the post-pandemic recovery
Sifting through existing VCT holdings and assessing the impact on future prospects for the SME economy is where most VCT investors are right now. The natural default to opt for longer standing VCTs...
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
Approaching six year time limit
Compulsory training courses
New planner at Chartered firm