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CEO Quarterly Update – Q4 2020

Welcome to our final quarterly update of 2020. All of us will always remember 2020. It has disrupted daily lives and impacted businesses big and small. In many ways, the way we live and the ways in which businesses operate will be different going forward. Overall, our portfolio ends the year in robust shape. We … Continued

C4X Discovery’s CEO steps up as Interim Chair of UK Vaccine Taskforce

C4X Discovery Holdings plc, a pioneering Drug Discovery company, confirms that Clive Dix, Chief Executive Officer of C4XD has stepped into the role of Interim Chair of the UK Vaccine Taskforce, the group set up by the Government to lead UK efforts to find and manufacture a COVID-19 vaccine.  The Government will set out arrangements … Continued

Wonderhood’s critically acclaimed ads

Earlier this year Wonderhood was appointed the creative account to Branston owner Mizkan. They have released their first TV advert for Branston, to critical acclaim. Campaign called the ad “heartwarming” when awarding it the ‘Ad of the Day.’ Little Black book commented it “evoked powerful memories of home” and ‘David Reviews’ gave the ad five … Continued

The Guardian: Netflix to spend $1bn in UK in 2020 on TV shows and films

Streaming giant ups budget by 50% as Disney also invests in production facilities at Pinewood Studios Netflix will boost its spend on making TV shows in the UK to $1bn (£750m) this year as the streaming giant maintains the breakneck pace of its production pipeline despite the coronavirus pandemic. Netflix, which makes shows such as The … Continued

John Glencross: How investors can tap into the streaming revolution

At a time when the pandemic has challenged so many established business models, entertainment, predominantly home entertainment, is one of the few sectors continuing to grow and the screen industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. John Glencross, Chief Executive of Calculus Capital, which launched the Calculus Creative Content EIS Fund … Continued

Calculus launches zero initial fee VCT offer – limited time only

Normal initial fees of 3-5% waived until end of December Award-winning Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist, Calculus Capital, is waiving initial fees on its VCT until the end of November. The VCT is aiming to deliver an annual tax-free dividend of 4.5%, as well as capital growth. Earlier this year Calculus … Continued

Calculus invests in employee engagement platform ‘Mo’

Mo enables individuals, teams and organisations to capture, celebrate and elevate moments at work by becoming the destination for people to share and engage in what is meaningful to them at work. Mo believes meaningful moments have the power to connect people, improve employee engagement and create a culture that improves business performance. Calculus Capital … Continued