For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), acquiring the necessary capital for expansion can be the make-or-break factor when it comes to their success. Fortunately, the EIS and SEIS schemes offer a financial lifeline for businesses looking to scale-up.
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Family Investment Companies (FICs) have become an increasingly popular wealth management solution for families in the UK. By setting up a FIC, you can benefit from tax efficiencies, asset protection, and the ability to pass on your wealth to future generations.
Although the filing deadline was extended in October 2021, many landlords and individuals are still failing to meet Capital Gains Tax reporting requirements on the sale of a second home. DSA Prospect Director, Nick Longford offers valuable insight and advice on how to avoid penalties and benefit from exemptions and allowances.
The arrival of tax season always seems to catch us off guard, and if you're anything like most people, you may not have completed your tax return yet. However, this delay not only increases the risk of late penalties but also means that you may be missing out on potential opportunities to reduce your tax exposure.
Research and Development (R&D) is a vital component for businesses looking to stay competitive and innovative. It serves a two-fold purpose for organisations. Firstly, it enables them to create something unique that has market potential. Secondly, it may give them an edge over their competitors.
Obtaining extra funding can be a lifeline for businesses and their projects. However, finding and applying for grants can be a challenging process to navigate. DSA Prospect Director, Nigel Benton discusses the government's online funding tool and how it can simplify the grant application process for businesses.
Director Nigel Benton discusses growth share schemes and how they can provide private companies in the UK with a flexible way to offer employees a share in the future success of the company.
On 15 March 2023 Chancellor Jeremy Hunt released the Spring Budget, his second fiscal statement - this time largely influenced by moving the UK economy into a stage of growth through business investments and increasing the workforce.