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  • How to Differentiate Between EIS, VCT and SEIS

    Posted by on October 16, 2018

    In this article, we look at Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS), Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) and Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) – useful for your CII AF1, AF4, AF5, J10, R02, R03 or R06 exam revision. This article is relevant to examinable tax year 2018/19. These products come up often in...

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  • Friday Five – 12 October – 5 Questions in 5 Minutes

    Posted by on October 12, 2018

    A bit of Friday Fun where we provide you with 5 questions relevant to a mix of CII exams. The challenge is for you to answer them in 5 minutes.

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  • Newsletter for October 2018

    Posted by on October 9, 2018

    This week is the October round of many J0, AF and R06 exam sittings, which means that many of you have had a busy few weeks.

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  • Does background music reduce the effectiveness of revision?

    Posted by on October 9, 2018

    While many of us like nothing better than to listen to a selection of our favourite artists while poring over revision material, others maintain that ‘hear-a-pin-drop’ silence is the only tolerable learning environment for them.   If you fall into the first of these two categories and struggle to study...

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  • How to Achieve Minimum Tax Liability with Clustered Bonds

    Posted by on October 9, 2018

    Clustering, or segmentation, is something that is tested within various CII exams. For example, it can feature in AF1, AF4 and perhaps even AF5, as well as at diploma level with R02 and R03.  In particular, it seems R03 is a firm fan of testing a candidate’s knowledge in...

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