View more on these topics

Sitka – Sitka Health Fund VCT – C1 Shares


Sitka Health Fund VCT – C1 Shares

Type: Venture capital trust

Aim: Growth by investing in unquoted companies in the healthcare sector

Minimum investment: Lump sum 2,500

Closing date: April 4, 2005 for 2004/2005 tax year, May 31, 2005 for 2005/2006 tax year

Charges: Initial 5.5%, annual 2.5%

Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2% plus renewal 0.5% for up to five years

Tel: 0800 085 4447


Thoresen set for ScotEq decision

Aegon UK chief executive Otto Thoresen faces some challenging decisions in his first months in charge with the firm set to determine the future of the Scottish Equitable brand and its role in the stakeholder market.

Tories set to reveal savings plan

An increase in the limit on tax-free Isas will be floated by the Conservatives today.The Tories will unveil a series of proposals including designed to stave off the UK savings crisis. Proposals are thought to include a lifetime savings account that would match part of savers contributions with payments from government.The paper will be the […]


•The Diary is launching an appeal to find whoever created a somewhat stinging attack on Millfield’s multi-tie proposition. Likening the IFA’s share price to a downhill ski run, the person clearly has a rather large axe to grind. Surely not a disgruntled Inter-Alliance employee?To see the none too flattering skit, visit Urgent diary, urgent […]

Is your pension safe from longevity?

Two of my colleagues, Stephen Richards and Gavin Jones, recently presented a paper to the actuarial profession on the financial aspects of longevity risk. The paper was very well received. One key theme was the oft-unappreciated risks in defined-benefit pension schemes.


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm