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Professional Adviser: EIS under the bonnet

In Professional Adviser’s webinar ‘EIS under the bonnet’, three of the UK’s leading experts in the sector offer guidance on how advisers should grill prospective fund managers in their EIS due diligence. Calculus Capital chief executive John Glencross – who is joined on the panel by Par Equity LLP partner Paul Munn and The SidebySide … Continued

Calculus Capital invests £2.5m in Essentia Analytics

Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist Calculus Capital has invested £2.5m in fintech company Essentia Analytics, a leading provider of behavioural data analytics and consulting for professional investors. The investment by Calculus will be used to further develop Essentia’s services as it scales its client base of investment management institutions around … Continued

A year in the life of Calculus

Brexit, Trump, trade wars and some unusually violent bouts of market volatility – what a year that was for investors. It was quite a year for the VCT and EIS industry too, with many managers forced by new legislation to change their whole business model. But, as we’ve said before, one of the advantages of … Continued

Calculus Capital extends zero initial fee VCT offer

Successful offer to waive 3-5% initial frees extended to mid-February on request of advisers battling to beat tax return deadlines   London, 18th Jan 2018: Award-winning Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist Calculus Capital has extended the zero initial fees offer on its new VCT until the middle of February. Calculus’s … Continued

Scancell appoints Head of Research and Head of Manufacturing

Samantha Paston, PhD appointed Head of Research; Adrian Parry, PhD appointed Head of Manufacturing Appointments add significant expertise to further advance Scancell’s pipeline of cancer immunotherapies   Scancell Holdings plc, the developer of novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, today announces the appointment of Dr Samantha Paston as Head of Research and Dr Adrian Parry … Continued

Money Dashboard – Best budgeting apps to try in 2019

13 January marked the one year anniversary of Open Banking, an initiative introduced to help make managing our financial lives easier. But how much have things changed? The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) forced the nine largest banks (Allied Irish Bank, Bank of Ireland, Barclays, Danske, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, RBS Group, Santander) to … Continued

Collagen Solutions receives £1.54m grant from Scottish government

Glasgow-based Collagen Solutions PLC has been awarded a grant of up to £1.54m from the Scottish government as part of plans to grow the life sciences sector in the country. The grant will cover more than a third of Collagen’s expected R&D costs – estimated to be in the region of £4m – over the next … Continued