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Close Venture Management -Close Brothers Development VCT C Shares

Venture capital trust

Growth by investing in unquoted companies

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £1,000

Opening/closing date:
January 21, 2004/April 2, 2004

Initial 5%,
annual 2%

Initial 2.5%

Tel: 020 7426 4315


Webb slams Government over failure to provide accurate pension wind-up figures

Liberal Democrat work and pensions spokesman Steve Webb has slammed the Government for failing to produce accurate figures to assess the scale of the problem of pension scheme wind-ups. Speaking at the Opposition half day debate on pensions Webb used estimates from independent consultant Ros Altmann and the Pensions Action Group that indicate there are […]

The Co-operative Bank pulls out of self-cert

The Co-operative Bank has made the decision to pull out of the self-certification market. The bank says the decision has not been taken lightly, but will allow it to review business received so far and monitor its performance against other product offerings. It says the results of the review will determine whether or not it […]

MPs back keeping call centres in UK

Labour MP Michael Connarty has filed an Early Day Motion supported by 43 MPs backing providers like Alliance & Leicester, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nationwide, the Co-operative Bank and Halifax who have decided to keep their call centres in the UK. Connarty wants to see more providers make a commitment to keeping their customer services […]

Pink Home Loans – Royal Bank of Scotland Buy to Let: 1.5% Discount

Type: Discounted-rate buy-to-let mortgage Discounted term: Until April 1, 2006 Discount: 1.5% Payable rate: 4.34% Minimum loan: £50,000 Maximum loan: Up to 80% of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000 Income multiples: Annual rental income must be at least 10% of the mortgage amount Arrangement fee: £295 Redemption fee: None Introducer&#39s fee: Loans up […]

A guide to automatic re-enrolment

Since the introduction of auto-enrolment in 2012, it has been a popular topic in the press. Recent media focus has been geared towards small and micro employers; however attention is set to return to the UK’s largest businesses as they prepare for re-enrolment. Johnson Fleming has produced a useful guide that provides essential information to help you […]


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