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Venture Capital Trusts

Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) are complementary to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), in that both are designed to encourage private individuals to invest in smaller high-risk unquoted trading companies affected by the equity gap  

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Enterprise Investment Scheme

The purpose of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is to help certain types of small higher-risk unquoted trading companies to raise capital. It does so by providing income tax and CGT reliefs for investors in qualifying shares in these companies.  

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Directors' Responsibilities

The role of director should be accepted lightly as it covers a number of responsibilities and duties. For a director of an incorporated body, the Companies Act 2006 sets out a statement of your general duties and outlines seven statutory directors’ duties, which should also be considered for shadow directors.
 

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Company Secretarial Duties

Company legislation provides an opportunity for a business organisation to benefit from the protection of limited liability, separating the legal persona of the organisation from the individuals who own and run it.   

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