We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.

Close
In association with

Home > Investments > Tax Efficient Investments

Tax Efficient Investments

Latest News

Jul 28, 2014

Octopus waives fees on EIS after fall in media shares

One of the firm’s EIS tranches includes media companies that have suffered underperformance.

Jul 24, 2014

Unicorn VCT approaches £100m with latest offering

Group sees strong support for vehicle which invests in early stage companies.

From Your Industry| Jul 15, 2014

HMRC publishes list of tax avoidance schemes

The sums in question could run into millions of pounds, depending on the scale of a taxpayer’s investment.

Equities| Jul 07, 2014

Octopus co-founder Myles to leave firm

Guy Myles is to move to a new business venture but will retain shareholding in Octopus.

Investment Trusts| Jun 09, 2014

HMRC stay of execution over £300,000 VCT tax relief

Venture capital trust has been restored by the tax authorities as it reconsiders decision to withdraw status.

Savings & Isas| Jun 05, 2014

Skipton launches Nisa-ready savings range

Building society’s new fixed rate Isa range sees interest rates increase on its three-year products.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: New Isas - June 2014| Jun 30, 2014

Isa savers should be mindful of IHT

Tax is a complicated affair and investors nearing retirement age need to be aware of exactly how their different investment vehicles work together.

From Special Report: New Isas - June 2014| Jun 30, 2014

Proposed pension changes provide greater flexibility

Budget changes signal the need for more holistic financial planning including both pensions and Isas.

From Special Report: New Isas - June 2014| Jun 30, 2014

Satisfying Britons’ desire for simplicity and accessibility

July heralds the advent of more flexibility in savings with the New Isa, but what are the benefits of the new vehicle?

From Special Report: New Isas - June 2014| Jun 30, 2014

Embark on tax planning early

Tax planning is a year-round activity not just for the first three months of the year.

More on Tax Efficient Investments
Adviser Guides

Guide to Enterprise Investment Schemes

The Enterprise Investment Scheme is a government initiative designed to help smaller higher-risk companies.

Special Reports

New Isas - June 2014

Ahead of the introduction of the New Isa on July 1, just how flexible is this staple of the savings scene?

Special Reports

Tax-efficient investing - March 2014

The chancellor claimed the Budget was for “the makers, the doers, and the savers”.

Recent Articles
  1. New Isas - June 2014
    From Our Publications| Jun 30, 2014

    New Isas - June 2014

    Ahead of the introduction of the New Isa on July 1, just how flexible is this staple of the savings scene?

  2. From Special Report: Multi-Manager - June 2014| Jun 09, 2014

    The multi-manager sector has evolved

    A new era of regulation and changing investor demands have forced the multi-manager sector to evolve over the years.

  3. Treasury clarifies rules to remove VCT share issue block
    Investment Trusts| May 15, 2014

    Treasury clarifies rules to remove VCT share issue block

    Venture capital trusts were forced to stop issuing new shares amid concerns they would lose their tax-efficient status.

  4. Axa Wealth to launch offshore retirement product
    May 14, 2014

    Axa Wealth to launch offshore retirement product

    Axa Wealth International is looking to develop an offshore retirement savings product in the wake of pensions reform announced in the Budget, Simon...

  5. Gov’t backs plan to ditch active and multi-manager funds
    May 02, 2014

    Gov’t backs plan to ditch active and multi-manager funds

    Local Government Pension Scheme to use collective investment vehicles and move to low-cost trackers.

  6. More engagement for SmallCo investing: Myles
    Apr 29, 2014

    More engagement for SmallCo investing: Myles

    Restrictions on pensions and a more mature market in smaller company investing has encouraged more advisers to considering venture capital trusts...

  7. Octopus sees year-round VCT inflows
    Apr 17, 2014

    Octopus sees year-round VCT inflows

    Clients are no longer flocking to venture capital trusts just during the Isa season but are considering their merits all year round, Mike Piddock...

  8. Growing demand boosts VCT funds raised
    Apr 17, 2014

    Growing demand boosts VCT funds raised

    Venture capital trusts raised £435.7m in the 2013-14 tax year, including enhanced share buybacks, up 8 per cent on the year before, figures from...

  9. Solar scheme on course for fund-raising target
    Apr 16, 2014

    Solar scheme on course for fund-raising target

    A community-run share scheme investing in solar panels for Plymouth schools has raised £400,000 in five weeks.

  10. VCTs can “change the world”: Murray
    Apr 09, 2014

    VCTs can “change the world”: Murray

    Statistical averages “hide the exceptional performance” of venture capital trusts, Dr Gordon Murray OBE has claimed.

More on FTAdviser
FTA jobs