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How SEIS/EIS companies should be preparing for Brexit

  With this week's news of the EU Withdrawal Agreement failing to secure support in Parliament, the ...
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Changes to the SEIS/EIS advance assurance process

  The advance assurance process for SEIS and EIS has changed! New online forms for SEIS, EIS and VCT...
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Outlook for 2019

[This article was originally published in the IFA Magazine in December 2018 and has been republished...
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11 questions to ask before selecting an EIS custodian & administrator

The selection of an EIS Custodian for your fund(s) can be a very confusing and time consuming busine...
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Sapphire Capital Partners LLP signed the Women in Finance Charter

I am excited to announce that we have signed the Women in Finance Charter, which is a formal pledge ...
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Autumn Statement 2018 - SEIS and EIS considerations

  This blog could be the last ever to be written about the 2018 Autumn Statement.  I apologise for t...
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We are hiring! Belfast based fund compliance associate wanted!

Sapphire Capital Partners LLP is a Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) authorised, multi-award winni...
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Registering a UK branch with the Companies House - 10 key areas

  For a foreign company to qualify for SEIS and/or EIS they must meet at least one of two additional...
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Structuring your pitch deck - how to get it right?

The first contact many investors will have with your business is an introductory email with a pitch ...
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You are invited to the 2018 EISA "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast event!

Once again we are excited to be hosting the 2018 EIS Association's  "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast ev...
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SEIS/EIS for film - is it still possible?

It is five months since the latest SEIS/EIS rules were enacted (see our prior blog “Autumn Statement...
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Can a foreign (non-UK) company obtain SEIS and EIS monies?

  If you are a foreign company looking to expand into the UK, the good news is that you can avail of...
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SEIS/EIS Loss relief: Do I lose all my investment if the company fails?

  Everyone works hard for their money, and as a result investing is a daunting experience due to the...
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Five points every startup should be aware of to be GDPR compliant

  The dark cloud of the General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR is about to descend...
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Five points every start

The stickiest point in the Brexit considerations is, arguably, the question of the Irish border, bei...
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Four key changes to SEIS & EIS you now need to be aware of

  The EIS changes initially announced in the 2017 Autumn Statement have now passed into law with the...
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Five things you need to prepare for raising money

  In my experience, raising money for a business is difficult, time-consuming and stressful. As an e...
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The chicken or the egg? New HMRC requirements to stop speculative SEIS/EIS advance assurance applications

  You know the saying about "which came first: the chicken or the egg?" Well, which came first: the ...
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On winning best SEIS Fund Manager 2017

Normally we do not like to show off, but this is definitely an exception. We are delighted to have w...
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MiFID II rules for investment advisory fees

  As MiFID II is now in force and compliance with the new regulations is on everyone's minds, entrep...
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