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Brexit and Tax Efficient Investments

While it would be foolish for us to try and make any predictions about how Brexit will impact the UK economy and markets in general, we do know that the rules that govern UK’s tax advantaged venture capital schemes (EIS, VCT and SEIS) were recently tightened in order to comply with EU State Aid rules.
By |June 30th, 2016|Latest News|

VN-CP Holds its May Investor Update and New Projects launch in London

This is an invitation only event with a limited number of spaces available.
Updates on VNA, VN-HPG and VN-ADS will be presented together with demonstrations of the TCP detector.

Sponsored by Simmons Gainsford  LLP, drinks and canapés will be served from 6pm onwards, followed by update presentations on the projects mentioned below. The event will be held at SG […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Latest News, Uncategorized|

VN Aerotoxic Detection Solutions (VN-ADS) Successfully Completes its Stage 1 TCP Detector Development Programme.

In February 2016 Prof Ramsden completed all of the required research and development, with comprehensive data and a successful Proof of Concept, (POC) device to prove the mono-fibre optical technology capability to detect and measure TCP and other compounds that are present in aircraft cabins. He shared the research, data and a detailed report with […]

By |March 13th, 2016|Latest News|

The EISA Annual Awards 2015 – held on Thursday 11th February 2016

The EIS Association Awards denote excellence in a number of EIS/SEIS fields. The Awards were presented at the House of Lords to firms, advisers, companies and individuals that achieved outstanding performance in the context of the EIS/SEIS schemes during 2015. This year attracted a record number of high-calibre entrants.

The members of the independent judging panel […]

By |February 13th, 2016|Latest News|

Compare Investments Dot Guru Sponsor FTA Efficient Investment London Seminar


David Newman and Mark Gilmore presented the ‘Compare Alternative Investments Dot Guru’ website and thought process behind the business to more than 90 IFAs from London and the South East at the FTA Efficient Investment Seminar held at London Bridge on the 20th January.

By |January 25th, 2016|Latest News|

VN-CP Complete on Ind Unit for New Science and Technical Development Centre

VN-CP have now completed on the lease for their new ‘Technical Centre of Excellence’ in Bracknell, Berks. Work will commence in mid January to fit-out the unit and project testing is scheduled to commence in May /June 2016. This facility will provide all VN projects with a secure development environment, and specialist technical facilities for […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Latest News|

Dozens of new ‘dirty’ diesel generators to be built using EIS funding

Government scheme awards subsidies for the construction of 650 megawatts of new, highly-polluting diesel generators to help keep the lights on. The subsidies are awarded to the companies that can offer capacity for the lowest possible price.

Dozens of new highly polluting diesel generators are to be built in the UK after being handed consumer-funded subsidies […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Latest News|

Diesel power companies given big tax breaks under Treasury’s energy regime

Wealthy investors will earn millions from polluting diesel generators – and get lucrative tax breaks for doing so – under the government’s energy regime.

So-called “diesel farms” won contracts worth £175.5m to make power available to the National Grid as part of the capacity market auction that ended late on Thursday.

One of the major beneficiaries is Rockpool […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Latest News|

PARIS ‘COP21’ OUT – 2,500 new coal plants will thwart any Paris pledges

More than 2,400 coal-fired power stations are under construction or being planned around the world, a study has revealed two weeks after Britain pledged to stop burning coal.

The new plants will emit 6.5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and undermine the efforts at the Paris climate conference to limit global warming to 2C. […]

By |December 9th, 2015|Latest News, Uncategorized| goes live

Following their launch at the UKBAA Gala Dinner & BT Summit earlier this month Compare Investments Dot Guru Ltd opened their 1st site – for subscription sales today.


Commercial Director David Newman said: ” Even though we had a brilliant launch on the 2nd & 3rd of July, we thought it prudent to hold subscription […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Latest News|