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Isis pulls technology VCT

Isis has pulled its technology VCT after raising just £300,000 in the four months since launch.

The fund, which was aiming to raise some £25m, is the third VCT to be pulled in less than a month, following the withdrawals of Pathway One and Gartmore Premier at the start of the month.

It is likely to be the last VCT to pull from the market this tax year, with the remainder having all passed their minimum subscription levels.


Industry demand for &#39more details please&#39

More than six weeks after CP121 was published there is still a feeling throughout the industry of not knowing what the whole thing is really about.Much has been said, written, debated and argued about what exactly is the motivation behind what the FSA is trying to achieve and there is little approaching a consensus of […]

&#39Cut out pint of beer for a better pension&#39

Current levels of pension savings will leave people with a retirement income of less than £4,000 a year, according to research from HSBC.The company found that 68 per cent of people with a pension plan are contributing less than £100 a month and 24 per cent are only saving £50 or more.It says this will […]

Pinnacle fills dental and optical gap

Pinnacle Insurance has introduced optident, a corporate healthcare cash plan that only covers the cost of dental and optical treatment. There are five levels of cover available for single adults, couples and children. Monthly premiums for single adults range from £6.50 to £32.48, depending on the level of cover selected. The cost of cover for […]

Frank Field

Lives: Westminster.Born: July 16, 1942.Age: 61.Education and qualifications: St Clement Danes Grammar School, Economics and politics at Hull University.Career to date: Director of the Child Poverty Action Group 1969-1979, director of Low Pay Unit 1974-1980, MP for Birkenhead since 1979, chairman of social security select committee 1990-1997, minister for welfare reform 1997-1998.Career ambition: To continue […]


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