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Limited Partnerships – Fund Friendly Proposals

Limited Partnerships – Fund Friendly ProposalsPosted on Sep 21, 2015 by Kenny Mumford  | 0 CommentsFor those involved in the establishment and management of limited partnership funds, the basic legal principles and restrictions have changed very little since they were first created by the Limited Partnerships Act 1907. There have of course been important changes to the taxation and accounting treatment of investment funds, which are the main adopters of limited partnerships, including the recent removal of base cost shifting and relatively recent changes to the accounting requirements which caused existing funds to consider their structure and reporting.The changes proposed by the...
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Driving a new wave of tech entrepreneurs in London

Driving a new wave of tech entrepreneurs in LondonPosted on Feb 09, 2015 by  | 0 CommentsLondon is increasingly the place to be for ambitious tech entrepreneurs in the UK. Every month, we hear new reports of exciting new initiatives for start-ups in London; January has been no exception.One of the main news stories of the past month has come from CyberLondon (CyLon). CyLon will be Europe’s first accelerator programme focused solely on cyber security tech start-ups. Opening its doors in the Spring, CyLon hopes to drive the next generator of cyber security tech innovators.CyLon has been co-founded by Alex van...
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A Better Deal for Employees: Changes to the EMI Share Option Scheme

A Better Deal for Employees: Changes to the EMI Share Option SchemePosted on Jul 20, 2014 by Stephen Clark  | Tags: EMI Share Option Scheme, Entrepreneurs Relief, startups, EMI Share Schemes, EMI notification requirements  | 0 CommentsIn my previous blog "How do I set a share option price?", I discussed share options generally and I touched upon the role that tax can play in share options. Enterprise Management Incentives (“EMI”) are tax advantaged share schemes approved by HMRC available to companies and employees who satisfy certain criteria. Provided the employee works for a company for either 25 hours or 75% of...
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The UK - one of the best places in the world to establish a successful high growth technology business.

The UK - one of the best places in the world to establish a successful high growth technology business.Posted on Apr 08, 2014 by Kenny Mumford  | Tags: high growth company, entrepreneur, startups, international business, UK startups  | 0 CommentsHave you ever noticed how many interesting accents you come across in talking to high growth companies ?Over the last 10 years of working with high growth companies I have always been interested to note the international flavour of founder teams. It seems that for many years the UK has been able to attract bright and dynamic students from abroad who often form...
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