How to use VCTs for retirement

Investors placed £731m into Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) last year and early indications suggest that they may top that this year. The reason is simple – many of us now use VCTs as a key part of retirement planning alongside … Continued

Genedrive: Antibiotic Induced Hearing Loss Assay receives CE marking

genedrive’s genetic screening test could prevent thousands of infants from needlessly going deaf. genedrive plc, the near patient molecular diagnostics company, announced that its Antibiotic Induced Hearing Loss test, the Genedrive® MT-RNR1 ID kit, has obtained CE marking. The Genedrive® … Continued

Small can still mean global

Tax-efficient international exposure can be found beyond the FTSE 100. In the wake of Brexit we have seen many fund managers extolling the virtue of a portfolio heavily dominated by FTSE 100 companies. The argument in their favour is that … Continued

Sherlock Bioscience and Mologic enter partnership

Synbio specialist Sherlock Biosciences and next-generation lateral flow testing expert Mologic Ltd have joined forces to develop a no-instrument rapid testing platform detecting virtually every infectious pathogen in low resource settings. Mologic said it will invest a part of an … Continued