In 20 years Octopus has become the largest manager of Venture Capital Trusts and investments that qualify for relief from inheritance tax. Today we have more than 750 employees and manage more than £9 billion across our products.
19 November: 11:05-12:05
The opportunity for accountants, financial advisers and solicitors to collaborate
In this session, Octopus shares the results of brand-new research, looking at how the collaboration between accountants, financial advisers and solicitors can not only benefit clients, but significantly benefit business.
Drawing on new research from over 400 accountants, financial advisers and solicitors, Charlotte Fairhurst will be answering the following questions:
The session will also cover:
Charlotte has spearheaded Octopus’ professional connections initiatives for three years, supporting financial advisers, accountants and solicitors develop their referral relationships. Having worked closely with professional bodies, such as ICAEW, STEP and SOLLA, Charlotte has a wealth of experience in championing successful referral relationships.
Charlotte holds a First-Class Honours degree from Leeds University and is currently studying for the Investment Management Certificate. She was previously in business development at an alternative investments research firm.
Our investments are not suitable for everyone. We do not offer investment or tax advice. Issued by Octopus Investments Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office: 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT. Registered in England and Wales No. 03942880. Issued: October 2020. CAM010357.
This example explains how a Venture Capital Trust (VCT) can be used to extract surplus money from a business tax efficiently.
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