What is EIS tax relief?

What is EIS tax relief? The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), launched in 1994 by the UK Government, is designed to boost investment into smaller and unquoted companies. Early Stage investing is an attractive proposition, but it is without a doubt a higher risk/reward strategy Early stage investments are perceived as risky as companies often have…

The 2019 Guide to Valuing your Business

Investing in unquoted companies From a regulatory perspective, investments in unquoted companies are classified as Non-Readily Realisable Securities (NRRS). The shares are illiquid in nature -they are not quoted or listed on a Recognised Stock Exchange – and as such are difficult to sell. Likewise, the price of the shares is difficult to value. The…

Got Fundraising Envy?

Got fundraising envy? Be like Brewdog and Monzo Brewdog and Monzo have shaken up the crowdfunding world by raising millions directly from their own customers. In 2009 Brewdog launched “Equity for punks,” offering shares to their customers where they coined the new shareholder nickname, ‘punks’. Since then Brewdog has gained a loyal fan base and…