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Bluehone Investors – Aim VCT 2 Top Up

Bluehone Investors – Aim VCT 2 Top Up

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing initially in UK gilts, then in companies trading on Aim and unquoted Uk companies

Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 2%

Closing date: June 30, 2010

Commission: Initial 3%



Adviser Fund Index: Driving forces

This January saw record sales for the month, with £1.8bn of net inflows into retail funds. This was an increase of 55 per cent from January 2009 sales figures and it pushed total funds under management to £470.1bn, 32 per cent higher than at the same time last year. What is driving sales? According to […]

Alternative assessments

The focus over the past months has been on helping members attain the required qualifications, yet we have still had to be careful not to overlook the need to keep up to date with everything that is happening in a dynamic and challenging environment. Economic trends, fiscal and regulatory changes and market developments all need […]


Guide: how to change your auto-enrolment support

As we approach the two-year milestone of auto-enrolment, employers have had the opportunity to truly assess the capabilities of their chosen support. They are also now realising that getting to the staging date was the easy part, and that support is required for almost every aspect of the day to day running of their scheme. With the three-year re-enrolment window coinciding for many with the total removal of commission and Active Member Discounts from pension-related products and services, as well as the introduction of the pension charge cap in April 2015, many employers will have no choice but to review their support options. But, what is involved in transitioning your auto-enrolment scheme away from your current support options? This guide from Johnson Fleming aims to outline some of these key areas and provide information and discussion points on what you need to consider.


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