Archives: July 2015

Barclays offers debt finance to help technology companies grow

With well-known US companies such as Facebook and Google having used debt finance to help grow their business in the early stages, it was perhaps only a matter of time until UK companies were afforded the same fortuity. Having identified “a significant gap in the traditional way technology businesses...

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Social Investment Tax Relief: a tax incentive to make the world a better place

Considerable recognition has been given to two investing tax schemes in recent years, namely the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).  Whilst these marked the government’s intention to encourage investment in start-up companies and early stage ventures, a further scheme was introduced in 2014 to...

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