Monthly Archives: June 2013

Investing in Solar Energy

Investing in solar energy through Enterprise Investment Schemes or Venture Capital Trust tax efficient investment schemes. Enough solar energy reaches the earth every hour to meet the world’s energy consumption for a whole year. After 40 years of development, the … Continue reading

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Market News – 21st century income generation

Investing to generate an income used to fallpreviously fell into the ‘straightforward and dull’ camp. Income-seeking investors would focus primarily on cash and UK government bonds or ‘gilts’ – so-called ‘safe-haven’ options that promised a relatively high income, albeit with … Continue reading

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The painful reality for savers… Cash is no longer king!

Years of exceptionally low interest rates may have proved beneficial for many UK borrowers but savers continue to pay the price. Now it turns out the amount of money saved into individual savings accounts (ISAs) during the 2011/12 tax year … Continue reading

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The importance of asset allocation

Passive investing has become much more fashionable of late. As stock markets rocked around the world during the financial crisis, fund managers could no longer be counted on to deliver the returns. The challenge was that they were charging for … Continue reading

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Face off: Sarasin AgriSar vs Baring Global Agriculture…

…Who wins? The following PDF article highlights why you should consider implementing food stocks within your investment strategy: Sarasin AgriSar vs Baring Global Agriculture

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VCTs and EIS escape UCIS ban

After a heated few months debate, we are delighted to report that Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) and Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) are exempt from new rules cracking down on the promotion of unauthorised collective investment schemes. The final rules, outlined today by the Financial Conduct … Continue reading

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