SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

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Many startups do not know that SEIS Advance Assurance requirements have changed. Are you one of them? The sooner you comply the sooner you can secure your investors. What is SEIS Advance Assurance SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new …

FAQ - Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

FAQ – Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

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What is SEIS? SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new shares in your company. What can you claim? You can receive a maximum of £150,000 through SEIS investments on which your investors can claim relief. An can claim an income …

SEIS/EIS Investment Schemes

SEIS / EIS – Seed Entreprise Investment Scheme

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Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme(EIS) are generous tax incentive scheme created to encourage seed investment in early stage businesses. The SEIS offers both income tax and capital gains tax relief to qualifying investors who subscribe for shares in qualifying companies. The interested parties may contact HMRC who will assess whether a company is eligible under the …

Everything You Need To Know About Shareholders’ Agreements

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Shareholders agreements: A shareholders agreement is a legally binding contract between the shareholders of a company. A shareholders agreement determines the shareholders’ rights, responsibilities, privileges and protections. It can be used to protect investments, it creates a secure relationship among shareholders and maps out the running of a company. With a shareholders agreement there is clarity and certainty as to …

The 12 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

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In startups, co-founders often overlook the need for legal security in their company. Startups are especially vulnerable to legal matters relating to many different areas such as protecting their intellectual property, getting the right terms and conditions, and various forms of employment contracts. Often co-founders only feel the need to get their legal agreements later, once legal issues have already arisen. …

GDPR: Have You Really Complied?

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What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is Europe’s new system for the protection of personal information. The framework put in place is set to equalise the data protection across all of the European Union as well as give better protection and more rights to individuals. It was approved by the EU Parliament after four years of debate and …

Why Small Businesses Prefer To Be Acquired

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    Research done by the Silicon Valley Bank shows that most UK startups are aiming to be acquired.  An acquisition is the most popular exit strategy for startups and has a lot of benefits for both the buyers and the sellers of the company. An acquisition can help expand the market and the resources of the selling company. On …

The Different Business Agreements And Breaches That You Should Be Aware Of As A Business

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  When entering the business world it is important that you are aware of the different business agreements that are needed in order to run your company. You don’t have to be a legal expert, however, you do need to have a basic understanding of how the law works in relation to your business. A lot of jurisdictions around the …

Reasons Why You Might Want To Sell Your Company

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Selling your company is not something that should be taken lightly. Before you sell your business you should think deeply about why you want to sell your company and how it will impact your life if you decide to do so. Whether you’re an innovative emerging tech company with Silicon Valley aspirations or a family run bakery, the process of …

The 12 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

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  They neglect the basics    It is important that any startup has the necessary legal documents in place from as early on in the company as possible. This means having shareholders agreements, co-founders agreements and other necessary agreements needed in order to launch the company. Being legally secure will prevent further implications in the future. It is easy for …