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15 Nov
2018

Extension of eligibility period for 10% CGT tax rate for EMI

October budget doubled the period to 24 months

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15 May
2018

EMI approval renewed by EU Commission

HM Treasury has just confirmed that the Commission has approved the ‘prolongation’ of EMI

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08 May
2018

EMI schemes – delay in obtaining ‘state aid’ approval from EU Commission

Critical issue with EMI currently in that the scheme requires approval under the EU state aid provisions

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03 Apr
2018

Top traits of the best entrepreneurs

What makes an entrepreneur?

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22 Mar
2018

Company shares, boards, directors - how does it all work?

Some useful points on the legal stuff for EMI

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20 Jan
2018

EIS - key changes since the end of 2017

The Government has enhanced investment limits but HMRC wants more info for advance assurances

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01 Nov
2017

​Tough Times checklist

With the Brexit nightmare looming, here is some help for getting your business in shape

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11 Oct
2017

​EMI options – the main issues to think about

Questions such as the type of configuration you want for your option scheme, for example who should get share options, how many each, and when they can actually buy the shares.

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15 Sep
2017

​EMI option schemes – are you eligible?

Check the eligibility rules for the company and the employees

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24 Aug
2017

Alternatives to an EMI option scheme

'Growth Shares' can be used in situations where a company is not eligible for an EMI share option scheme

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11 Jan
2017

A Key Decision for EMI Option Schemes: Time-Based or Exit-based Share Vesting?

This blog covers how to structure your EMI options scheme in terms of when the employees can actually buy their shares.

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06 Dec
2016

The five key benefits of EMI share option schemes

An EMI option scheme is by far the most beneficial tax-advantaged share option arrangement for an employee. These are what I believe to be their five key benefits

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04 May
2016

The best staff incentive of all

It's amazing what a share option scheme can do to help motivate key employees

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27 Apr
2016

Eight things the new tax year has brought for SMEs

Some key changes all companies should be aware of

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18 Feb
2016

The new PSC register for companies

Potentially boring but also very important, this needs implementing by April

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12 Feb
2016

Guide to the duties and responsibilities of directors

This is a short overview of the key general duties of board directors.

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22 Jan
2016

A short guide to company share schemes

Looking to incentivise your staff? There is a large choice of share and option schemes available.

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11 Dec
2015

EIS & SEIS – the numbers on companies raising funds

EIS and SEIS encourage investors to support growing businesses, and they're increasingly popular

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03 Oct
2015

SEIS – the easy guide to how it works and how to use it

SEIS is the best thing since sliced bread for young companies looking to raise finance

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24 Sep
2015

Eleven guiding principles for business

Think about these building blocks at least once a week

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24 Sep
2015

The Advantages Of Rolling Forecasts

Last part of ‘Budgeting – make it valuable and not a chore’

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24 Sep
2015

Better and Faster Budgeting

Part 3 of ‘Budgeting – make it valuable and not a chore’

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24 Sep
2015

Strategy first, budget second

Part 2 of 'Budgeting – make it valuable and not a chore’

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