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Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) share options guide

Questions to ask for an EMI scheme

  Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) share options guide COMPANIES in the biotech and tech spaces have a constant need to incentivise staff and build motivated teams to prepare them down the line for a sale or investment. Part of that process should include consideration of equity incentives and the tax implications of granting these share…

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Employment related securities annual returns – what you need to know

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EMPLOYMENT related securities (ERS) are a common way of incentivising employees within the technology and biotechnology industries. However, issuing shares or share options results in a reporting obligation to HMRC, the UK tax authorities. This blog aims to answer the most common queries regarding these annual returns. Overview Any company that has given shares or…

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BUDGET 2017: BEST BITS

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CONFLUENCE TAX held a post-budget tax briefing for those in the biotech and tech space on November 23, 2017. Here we’ve shared the ‘need to knows’ for all knowledge-intensive companies and investors WHILE MANY commentators on the autumn budget were unmoved, we welcomed various tax changes that affect the knowledge-based businesses we work with –…

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Don’t let tax be a party pooper!

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IF YOU’RE booking an annual staff event, such as a Christmas party or summer BBQ, now is the time to look at how much you’re spending on each member of staff to avoid any nasty surprises from HMRC for your employees. There is a £150 tax-free limit imposed by HMRC that an employer can spend…

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